Tag: PT

Physical therapy – can it help your preemie?

Physical therapy – can it help your preemie?

Many children born prematurely may need help catching up with developmental milestones such as sitting, crawling or walking. They may need assistance ...
Kids with challenges zoom on souped up kiddie cars

Kids with challenges zoom on souped up kiddie cars

There are times when I see someone doing something wonderful to help toddlers and young kids with special needs and I just HAVE to speak up and tell o ...
What is dyspraxia?

What is dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia is a complex motor skill disorder that interferes with the activities of daily life. It can be mild or severe and affects every child differ ...
What are hippotherapy and therapeutic riding (THR)?

What are hippotherapy and therapeutic riding (THR)?

For children with special needs, horseback riding may be very therapeutic. It may help your child improve socially, cognitively, behaviorally, physica ...
What is physical therapy or “PT”?

What is physical therapy or “PT”?

Physical Therapy, or PT, can help your child increase strength, flexibility or endurance, and improve posture, balance and movement (such as walking). ...
What are related services?

What are related services?

According to the IDEA, the federal law which specifies how states provide early intervention services and special education, “Related services means t ...

Early intervention for children ages 3 and older

In a prior blog post, I shared how to find early intervention services for babies and toddlers, up to age 3. In this post, I will tell you what to do ...