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Vision for Preschoolers
From the ages 2 to 5 children will be fine tuning the visual abilities gained during infancy. They will also be developing new ones. Preschoolers use their vision to guide learning experiences. Basically, every experience provides an opportunity for growth and development. Play activities of stacking blocks, ball play, coloring, drawing, and assembling lock together
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What is Bilateral Coordination?
Did you know that bilateral coordination is closely related to the vestibular system? When our body registers movement and gravity, our vestibular system allows us to respond with appropriate movement, balance, and posture. In fact, there are three components: Symmetrical movements Alternating movements Dominant hand/supporting hand movements The vestibular system, and our body’s ability to register
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Transitions can be Hard
Kids sometimes have trouble transitioning between tasks or environments. Transitions are hard for many kids. They may demonstrate increased negative behavior or avoidance. This is a skill that kids frequently use in the classroom at school. It is necessary for increased engagement in daily activities. Unlike adults, kids have limited understanding regarding the concept of
Study Tips for Students with Language Learning Disorders
Studying and homework are not preferred activities for any student. However, they are skills students need to learn in their early school years. This is especially important for students with language learning disorder or dyslexia. The following study tips will make studying easier and more effective. Study tips Firstly, know what the test will look
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Don’t Keep an Injury Secret
Hidden injuries cause pain in more places than sport. Physical therapists are experts in dealing with injuries, but your PT can’t help if they don’t know about your injury! You might be wondering who would keep an injury secret. The answer is – lots of people! The first thing that comes to your mind might
Lewy Body Disease
Lewy body disease is a progressive neurological disorder primarily affecting thinking, memory movement, mood and sleep. The disease is caused by protein deposits called Lewy bodies in the brain. It is one of the most common causes of dementia and affects more than one million people in the United States. Lewy body disease has some
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