Back to School Tips 2019

Back To School Tips

Summer is in full swing, but it is never too early to start planning for the next school year. During the summer months, it is common to get out of the school routine, which can make starting the year more difficult. Here are a few tips to try during the summer to help make transitioning back to school easier.

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TheraPLACE Element Age Feeding Group Flyer

Early Elementary Feeding Group

Learn to be a "Food Scientist" - Early Elementary Feeding Group

TheraPLACE is excited to announce our new Early Elementary Feeding Group. Want to encourage your child to have fun while trying new foods? Research shows that children respond better to peer models compared to adults when learning to try new foods!

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Pool Activities

Make a Splash with Fun Pool Activities!

It’s summertime! The warm sun has arrived, and it is time to look for ways to cool off! The pool is a great environment to have fun while increasing strength, balance, coordination, endurance and more! The properties of water can help decrease the weight of a child, making activities that are

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Summer Camp List 2019

Summer Camps 2019

Looking for a fun and safe way to stay active this summer? We can help! Check out this list of summer camps offered in the Louisville, Ky area. If you know of additional camps offered this summer, PLEASE let us know. We would love to share the information with our TheraPLACE families.

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Playground Activities 2019

The Power of a Playground

To the naked eye, a playground is just a place to go down the slide, swing on the swings, walk across the monkey bars, and run around. But, to a therapist, a playground is so much more! There are so many benefits to children playing on a playground, and it is a great way to disguise practicing therapy skills! Here are a few ways a playground can help your child build strength, balance, and coordination while having a lot of fun!

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Autism Awareness Month 2019

What is Autism?

April is Autism Awareness Month! Autism Spectrum Disorder is a broad range of conditions that involve difficulty with social skills, speech, non-verbal communication, repetitive behaviors, and sensory processing. There is no one cause for Autism. It can be influenced by a variety of factors including environmental and genetic variables. Children who present with Autism are often able to participate in community activities with the assistance of therapists and adaptations in the environment to meet their needs.

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TheraPLACE 2019 Running Club

Running Club 2019

TheraPLACE 2019 Running Club is Here!

Come run with us! We will be preparing for running or walking as a team in the 14th Annual Outrunning Autism Walk on June 1st, 2019. This is a great way to get your child moving and socializing with peers under the supervision and support of TheraPLACE staff and volunteers.

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March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2019

What is Cerebal Palsey?

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month! Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of neurological diagnoses that refer to an injury to the brain that occurs before birth, during birth, or during the first 2 years. Cerebral palsy can present in many different ways, depending on the part of the brain that is affected. It can impact one limb, up to all 4. It can affect the way someone walks, talks, eats, hears, sees, uses the bathroom, breathes, and more. It can also cause

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