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Reading Rope
What is reading rope? When we think about learning to read and to read well, we tend to immediately think about knowing letter sounds and how to sound out words. This is a prerequisite to reading fluency, but reading requires much more. Scarborough’s Reading Rope provides an excellent model of the skills needed to be
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Getting Kids Involved with Chores: A Guide for Parents
As parents, we often find ourselves overwhelmed with the never-ending list of household chores. Wouldn’t it be great if we could get our kids involved and lighten the load? Teaching children to contribute to household tasks not only helps them develop important life skills but also instills a sense of responsibility and teamwork. Here are
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Aquatic Physical Therapy: The Science Behind the Water
Aquatic physical therapy involves performing exercises and activities in water, usually a heated pool. Aquatic physical therapy can have lots of benefits for people with conditions like arthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, neurological disorders, sports injuries, and more. Let’s DIVE IN and explore some of the advantages of aquatic physical therapy. Aquatic Physical Therapy Reduces
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Sticking to Your Exercise Program
New year’s resolutions around fitness and exercise are incredibly popular. The excitement and hope generated by the start of the year makes starting an exercise program easy. But, sticking to your exercise program is a whole other challenge. Now that it’s February, staying with it gets hard. Life gets busy, motivation drops, and suddenly you’re
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PTs Fuel Healthy Movement with Nutrition
PTs and nutrition are often seen as separate, but the truth is, they are deeply intertwined. To get the most out of PT, especially after an injury or surgery, integrating both is crucial. Here’s why: Food Fuels The Body During recovery from an injury or surgery, your body is working to heal itself. The activities
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Bilateral Integration
Bilateral integration, more commonly referred to as bilateral coordination, is the coordinated and fluid movement of both sides of the body. Bilateral integration requires both hemispheres of the brain working together to enable bilateral movements. Kids who have difficulty with bilateral coordination may appear clumsy, drop things often, switch hands during tasks or use primarily
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