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Understanding Gross Motor Skills

Understanding Gross Motor Skills

A boy standing in front of a chalkboard, thinking of an answer.What are gross motor skills?

Gross motor skills refer to everyday physical activities that require the use of the large muscles in the arms, legs, and torso. These activities include standing and walking, running and jumping,
sitting upright at a table or desk, participating in hand-eye coordination skills such as ball skills (throwing, catching, kicking), and other skills such as riding a bike and swimming.

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Free Community Yoga

Yoga Classes At TheraPLACE To Benefit Best Buddies

TheraPLACE is happy to announce we are hosting donation-based yoga classes on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM during the month of October. Everyone is invited to attend these all-level yoga classes. Beginners are welcomed and encouraged!

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Way To Go Paige!

Way to Go Paige!

TheraPLACE would like to recognize Paige for her excellent progress towards improving her overall strength, especially lower body and core, balance, and coordination. All of these greatly improved skills will carry 

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Way to go Aniyah!

Way to go Aniyah!

Over the past three years at TheraPLACE Aniyah has made continuous progress toward all of her goals, but she has truly earned a round of applause for her amazing strides related to handwriting.  When Aniyah started at TheraPLACE we focused on refining her ability to imitate and then independently draw shapes

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2017 Steps to Independence Walk

Team TheraPLACE is looking for team members for the 2017 Steps to Independence Walk!

TheraPLACE Learning Center is pleased to announce its participation in the 2017 Steps to Independence Walk supporting Down Syndrome of Louisville (DSL). This is our fourth year participating in this event and Team

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Common Handwriting Concerns

Common Handwriting Concerns & How to Address Them

Learning to write can be both fun and challenging. By recognizing common handwriting concerns, you can help your child master this uniquely complex skill. Listed below are frequently observed handwriting concerns and tips from the TheraPLACE occupational therapy team on how to correct them.

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