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Category Archives: Integrated Listening

Flex Your Flexibility -Anne Abernathy, MS, OTR/L

We’ve all heard of “going with the flow” and said to ourselves “I can be flexible”. But sometimes it’s easier said than done. Having flexible thinking means having the ability to change plans at the last minute or enter a situation without expectation and be okay with whatever the outcome may be. I don’t know […]

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Social Skills: A Learned Behavior Or Not?

Social skills are what we use to have positive relationships with others. It involves the ability to communicate, problem-solve, make decisions, self-manage, and control relationships with friends and others. Social skills are a learned skill, and it is more than just having good manners. Social skills are learned from birth, and have to be learned […]

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Integrated Listening

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 […]

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ChildsPlay Therapy Center – Who We Are

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 […]

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