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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Join The Fun With Our Preschool Playgroups

Join the Fun with our Preschool Readiness Playgroups!

Want to provide your child with a fun learning environment? Let us help your child develop the skills needed for early education. TheraPLACE preschool readiness playgroups encourage positive social interactions, increased independence, and enhanced self-confidence through purposeful play. These groups is a perfect stepping stone for kiddos nearing all of the new experiences that come along with starting preschool. Oh yeah.... and it's FUN!

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Little girl using Valentine's candy hearts for counting

Valentine’s Day Activities

Valentine's Day Activities: Love your body and your brain

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and kids love getting and receiving Valentine’s Day cards and candy. Use this day as a way to show your kids’ brains and bodies love through being active. Below are a few suggestions to incorporate therapy into the day.

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Feeding therapy group now starting at TheraPLACE

Preschool Feeding Group

Preschool Feeding Group

TheraPLACE is excited to announce our new Preschool 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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Valentine's Date Night Info 2019

Valentine’s Date Night 2019

Valentine's Date Night 2019

Please join us for TheraPLACE’s first Valentine’s Date Night! Drop your child off at TheraPLACE, and enjoy a nice evening while your child has fun playing in a familiar place. Snacks, crafts and LOTS of fun will be provided. Siblings are welcome!

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