Leanna Beatty

Marketing Manager

Hand Strengthening Activities

We use our hands for a wide variety of tasks throughout the day. Weakness in the hands can often result in struggles with poor handwriting or zipping and buttoning their jackets.  Here are a few fun activities to help your child with hand strength!

Tips for Easier Transitions

Transitioning between activities can be difficult for any person of any age. It can be especially challenging to change gears when going from a fun activity to less preferred activity. Here are some strategies to help smooth over those sticky transitions.

Reading Difficulties: The Connection between Primitive Reflexes and Eye Movements 

Does your child have reading difficulties at school? It is possible that this may be due to primitive reflexes that are still present in your child. A primitive reflex is a vestibular based reflex that are instilled at birth and are automatic movements directed by the brain and are crucial for survival in the first …

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Toy Buying Guide

Kids like to explore and learn by doing through play. When looking for a toy as a gift look for toys that kids can take apart, put together, add on or build. Look for toys that can give them opportunities to play and develop imagination, problem solving, and logical thinking skills. The American Occupational Therapy …

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OT Christmas Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us again, along with the hunt for the perfect stocking stuffers for our loved ones.  If you are racking your brain for a great gift for your child, here are a few ideas for some OT themed treasures to add to your Christmas list this year.