“Play” is a child’s work. Development of play skills is an essential component of early child development. Play acts as a window which allows us to examine all aspects of a child’s development including their physical, cognitive, speech and language and social-emotional functioning. It is through play that children learn about objects, people and the […]
Occupational Therapist discusses tips and tricks for helping your child learn to button buttons while building finger strength and coordination.
No one can question the fact that technology has changed how we do things. One of the things it has changed is written communication. Most of us depend on technology on a daily basis to communicate via e-mails and texts. Today’s schools provide students with access to computers and tablets for research as well as […]
Does your child struggle to read? Does he confuse letters and sounds or seem to know them one day and forget them the next? While learning to read and write comes naturally to many children, some need specific, direct instruction in order to gain these skills. This instruction can be provided as a supplement to […]
Integrated Listening (iLs) is one of our new services offered at Child’sPlay Therapy Center. Children who would benefit from iLs include those who struggle with concentration/attention, reading, auditory processing, sensory regulation, and motor coordination. Integrated listening is based on the science that our brains are “neuroplastic”, or able to learn and change throughout life. In […]
When a parent has concerns about their child’s development, behavior, or academic progress, they often don’t know where to turn. Child’sPlay Therapy Center, conveniently located in Hoover, provides a variety of therapeutic and academic services to children age birth through teens, who may be struggling in a variety of areas. At Child’sPlay, you will find […]