Learn about how well our eyes work and the ability to recognize and use word sounds can impact reading difficulties.
Each year, we offer a sensory friendly Santa experience that allows families the time and resources to get a picture full of smiles with Santa. Not only is Santa in a separate room so that the atmosphere is calm and inviting, but TOPS therapists are also on hand to help with children on all abilities. We offer time to get to comfortable with Santa, different seating options, as well as a pre-programmed device (iPad) to tell Santa what they want for Christmas. It’s perfect if a child is nervous or doesn’t talk very much. As you can see in the pictures, this year was another success!
Summer can be an exciting, but stressful time for kids. Learn some strategies to help your child accept the spontaneity and free time that comes with the months of June, July, and August.
Occuational Therapists turn impossible into "I'm possible"!
Handwriting has many benefits over typing, such as "learn better, retain information longer, and more readily grasp new ideas" Its important to continue working on handwriting before switching to a keyboard.