One of the biggest milestones in a child’s journey to independence is the ability to put on shoes and socks... View Article
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22q deletion syndrome is believed to be the second most common genetic disorder behind Down’s Syndrome. Here at AASL we are privileged to work with some amazing kids with 22q Syndrome. So, let’s talk about what 22q Syndrome is and what activities occupational and speech therapy work on with our awesome kids.
Every day, you partake in activities that create a healthy and balanced lifestyle. These tasks can be things like washing your hair, brushing your teeth, or cleaning your home. These tasks are defined as “occupations”. For a child with special needs or delayed development, these tasks can become particularly difficult. Occupational therapy works to develop and nurture the skills needed for these occupations.
Speech Therapy & Occupational therapy can help with Developmental Disabilities and can improve skills such as motor skills development, hand-eye coordination and more. Speech therapy can also help with Developmental Disabilities.
Handwriting skills are essential for children. Even with increasing technology, they remain the primary tool for communication and knowledge assessment for students in the classroom.
Fall is upon us, parents. We know what that means: pumpkins, leaves, and cinnamon spice…arts and crafts and everything nice!... View Article
Learning to cut efficiently is a complex skill that requires fine motor strength and coordination, separation of the hand, bilateral... View Article