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How To Elicit Imitation From Your Little One at Home

How To Elicit Imitation From Your Little One at Home

Written by Progressive Pediatric Staff Member Why is imitation important?  When children imitate language and behaviors, they are building blocks in their skill development because they get to have a model of these skills while they’re learning! Children learn...
School Age to Teens Toy Recommendations

School Age to Teens Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Brittni Barnes, OTR/L & Teresa Hans, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...
Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Brittni Barnes, OTR/L & Teresa Hans, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...
Preschool Toy Recommendations

Preschool Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Teresa Hans, OTR/L & Brittni Barnes, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...
Writing: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Writing: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Written by: Regina De Canto, M.S, CCC-SLP and Tiffany Thomsen, MS, OTR/L Occupational therapist, Tiffany Thomsen (left) and Speech therapist, Regina De Canto (right) provide a quick guide to how occupational and speech therapy work on writing in different ways. Our...
Occupational Therapy in Handwriting for Early Education and Elementary Years.

Occupational Therapy in Handwriting for Early Education and Elementary Years.

Written By: Tiffany Thomsen, MS, OTR/L When it comes to writing, what exactly are occupational therapists looking for and how are they helping younger children? Remember: OTs are responsible for assessing and addressing a child’s fine motor skills, which includes how...