Month: June 2012

All Aboard Zoo Train (An App Review)

Zoo Train by Busy Bee Studios® is a delightful and interactive app for toddler s and preschoolers.  This app has 5 different games and activities targeting a variety of skills. Music – Train whistles provide a variety of tunes.  Children

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Do Sensory Processing Disorders Exist?

At the end of May 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement recommending doctors look for the presence of another developmental condition such as autism, developmental coordination disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, etc. when a child shows signs

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Maintaining a Conversation

One of the most important social and communication skill children need to learn is that of maintaining a conversation.  For some children, this can be challenging.  Children with developmental and social delays may not have the skills necessary to maintain

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Board Games: A Fun Way to Target Developmental Skills

Board games have been around for a long time.  In fact, they can be traced back to as early as 2500 BC.  Games have been played throughout history as a way to enjoy each other’s company and as a way

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Encouraging Feeding Skills

Eating is a complex process.  Children may have difficulty eating a well balanced meal due to difficulties coordinating their oral motor skills and/or difficulties with sensory processing issues. Oral-motor skills include moving the tongue and lips in coordinated movements to bite and

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