Communication Milestones 30 Months
Communication milestones at 30 months continue to expand. Toddlers begin to show how many words they understand by the way they respond to what adults say to them. They are able to answer questions meaningfully and accurately, and they can follow simple suggestions. Toddlers love being read to and participate during story time by pointing to pictures or commenting appropriately …Read More >
What Is Early Intervention? Why Is It Important?
Early intervention (EI) is a general term used to describe services that are offered to support babies and young children with disabilities or developmental delay, usually from birth to 3 years of age. Often, early intervention includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Why Is Early Intervention Important? There are a ton of skills and milestones that children meet …Read More >
Letter To Our Families Regarding COVID-19
MOSAIC Rehabilitation recognizes the ongoing and increased uncertainty COVID-19 is causing in our community. At this time MOSAIC continues to be open in order to meet the needs of our families while doing our best to ensure safety, health, and well-being for all of our clients and employees. With that in mind, we wanted to update you on the actions …Read More >
Science Experiments for Kids
Here are 4 easy science experiments that you can do with your kids at home. They use (mostly) common ingredients that you already have on hand. Allowing your kids to play and get messy will activate their sensory system. Additionally, if you are interested in more ideas, Learning Resources has hundreds of free activities to can do at home to …Read More >
Ideas To Keep Your Kids Busy While Schools Are Closed
Not everyone is prepared to be at home with our kids instead of sending them to school. Need something to keep your kids busy while schools are closed? Here are some ideas, including some ideas that are NOT screen time. We will add to the list as we get more. Stay safe, be kind, practice social distancing, and wash your …Read More >
Fitness With a Side of Dysfunction?
Wow! A lot has changed since I first started writing this article about fitness. COVID 19 is changing all of our lives. People are working from home. Schools are closed. We are all trying to maintain our social distance. We talk a lot about taking care of our kids in this newsletter. But, we also need to make sure we …Read More >
Social Emotional Regulation and Learning
Many people may not know that occupational therapists have fairly extensive backgrounds and training in addressing social-emotional learning and regulation. Therefore, we implement many of the techniques you have likely seen on Pinterest or from your school counselor. During this time, I am happy to share with you my top techniques that I am found doing daily with kids in …Read More >
Picky Eater or Problem Feeder?
Does your child have problems eating? Is mealtime stressful? Do you know if they are a picky eater or a problem feeder? Pediatric therapists get this question often and, as a result, have tried to come up with an answer. The consensus after lots of classes, trainings, research, and conversations with families and other health care professionals, is that a …Read More >