Mar/Apr 2017

How to Sneak in Physical Therapy on Vacation 0

How to Sneak in Physical Therapy on Vacation

How to Sneak in Physical Therapy on Vacation Spring break approaches. Summer approaches. Trips are planned. What you can’t always plan, however, is getting the physical activity your child might...

Analyzing Patterns 0

Analyzing Patterns

After identifying broad goals and routines you would like to address for your child… and beginning to track specific behaviors that you want to increase and/or decrease, the next step...

2017 Cover Winner: Amelia Grace Vitacco 0

2017 Cover Winner: Amelia Grace Vitacco

Amelia Grace Vitacco This issue’s cover features 6-year-old Amelia Grace Vitacco. Amelia has been diagnosed with Down’s syndrome and she loves to dance, play with her dolls and have tea...

Mommys Timeout Daffodil Field 0

Mommy’s Timeout: Daffodil Field

  Take a time out and use visualization meditation to relax. Imagine yourself standing in this field of Daffodil’s. Take a couple of deep breaths and begin to let go...

Sharing “I CAN!” attitudes: Kelsey 0

Sharing “I CAN!” attitudes: Kelsey

Kelsey Shares a Proud Moment My hero is my daughter, Kelsey Norris, age 13. Kelsey is on the autism spectrum – Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and has Rubenstein-Taybi Syndrome. She is...

Starting Small to Make Big Changes 0

Starting Small to Make Big Changes

Starting Small to Make Big Changes As parents of kids with special needs we need to be our child’s voice sometimes (or, all the time). When we look at our...

Encourage Your Children to Move with Joy 0

Encourage Your Children to Move with Joy

Move with Joy When I see children giggling with joy in our Lekotek playrooms, they are almost always moving – chasing a bubble, swinging from a swing, jumping on a...