HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Having a Happy Halloween can sometimes be a struggle for children with sensory processing challenges. They have difficulty with things from the material their costumes are made of to being around too many people while trick-or-treating or at a Halloween party to being...

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Cursive Handwriting

Is cursive being taught at your child’s school? While many schools have opted for the more efficient/convenient form of writing by using keyboards, there is much to be said about the benefits of writing by hand. Research has shown that students remember what they hand...

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Speechless

ABC just aired a new comedy TV show revolving around a young man with cerebral palsy and his family titled "Speechless". The show tackles a variety of issues that many families with children with disabilities face while also being a comedy. Some of the issues faced by...

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Backpack Weighing You Down?

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) puts on an event every year called National School Backpack Awareness Day to help raise awareness of how to properly wear a backpack as well as promote the profession of occupational therapy. This day is coming up...

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HAPPY EASTER

Simply Speaking Speech and Occupational Therapy would like to wish you a Happy Easter, with an educational twist. Coloring Easter eggs is a great way for kids to learn their colors. Decorating the colored eggs with circles, stars, hearts, etc. is a great way to learn...

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Graduation!!

Simply Speaking Speech and Occupational Therapy has had 7 graduations in the past month! Way to go therapy team!!

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The Stutterer Wins

The short film, "Stutterer" wins the Oscar for Best Short Film at the Oscars! Follow this link to read more about Benjamin Cleary's exploration of a man who stutters and the struggles he faces in his everyday life dealing with his communication disorder....

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