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Home Based Exercises to Improve Handwriting

Plenty of children struggle with messy handwriting and sometimes simply "practicing" doesn't always help. And, while pediatric occupational therapy will definitely help, there are things you can do at home. Below are three home-based exercises you can try with your child to improve their handwriting skills.  1. Egg Carton and Beans This is an inexpensive activity you can…
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Ways Virtual Leaning Can Worsen Shortcomings in Fine Motor Skills

As kids grow, they are developing various abilities and skills over time and fine motor skills are one of the most essential. Fine motor skills allow kids to make fine (small) movements with their extremities (toes and fingers) as well as other body parts like their lips, tongue, feet, hands, and wrists. Kids use these…
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Consequences of Delaying Early Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Your child's early years in life are very important because during these years their cognitive, physical, and social growth and development take place. The first three years are crucial since your child's brain is evolving during this phase. Sadly, not all kids pass through these important developmental milestones successfully. Some don't develop and mature as…
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