At-Home Therapeutic Activities


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Fun Indoor Activities to Expand Speech, Part 1

December 16, 2020

In this video Kristen, one of our amazing Speech-Language Pathologists, explains what you can do indoors to keep your child engaged, off their tablets and help to improve their speech and language skills. These games are fun and easy to do right at home.

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Crawling

November 12, 2020

In this video Erin demonstrates the importance of crawling and how you can get your baby up and moving.

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Skipping

October 6, 2020

This video teaches families the building blocks for skipping, starting with mastering single leg balance for 5 seconds, then progressing to having them learn how to do two consecutive hops on each leg, then we put that into practice with having them attempt to alternate their hopping with the coordination component of the task very slowly before increasing the speed.

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Rolling Over

October 6, 2020

This video teaches their children to roll from their bellies to their backs around 4-5 months, and then backs to bellies 5-7 months. These techniques go over how to facilitate the head-hip relationship with using their head rotation with a toy to drive the rolling or initiating the rolling with their hips. I also teach the families how to use a wedge or a pillow to also teach weight-shifting. For back to belly rolling, I teach the families how to... Read More

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Tummy Time

July 30, 2020

In this video, Erin goes over why tummy time is so important in your child's development. She will show you different techniques to use and household items to help promote tummy time.

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Increasing Core Strength for Sitting, Ages 4-6 months

July 23, 2020

In this video, Erin goes over milestones for sitting between 4-6 months of age. She discusses strategies to increase your child's core strength with a physioball, sitting on a caregivers’ knees and using a laundry basket to help with sitting. Erin also demonstrates transitioning in and out of sitting and strategies to help with this. Lastly, she addresses the Bumbo Chair debate for "strengthening their core muscles."

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Home Exercise Program: Balance Training

July 20, 2020

This video covers various balance training exercises that families can do with their kids if they notice they’re falling down a lot and their Physical Therapist wants you to continue with the work into the next session. It involves balance with a laundry basket, with a noodle, bubbles, and with pillows with various fun games for the families to play together (safely, of course).

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Walking

July 8, 2020

In this video, Erin Lundy our PT shows you some in-home tips and tricks for teaching your child to walk.

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