Month: February 2013

How to Make and Use a “First and Then” Visual Board

Written By:  Elizabeth McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Visual boards are a great way to help children learn and complete targeted activities.  Sometimes, children may need to have a visual board to help them understand “first we do this” and

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Do’s and Don’ts for Protecting Your Child’s Joints

Written By:  Hannah Taylor, DPT Brightsong, LLC Physical Therapist Joint protection is important for children in order to prevent damage to their growing bones.  A joint is defined as the point where 2 bones are attached in order to permit

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5 Ways to Help Make a Trip to the Dentist a Positive Experience

Photo Courtesy:  ClipArt A trip to the dentist can be an uncomfortable experience for many people.  For children, a visit to the dentist can be scary.  Here are 5 ways you can make a trip to the dentist a positive

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