The physical ability to hold a pencil and write words develops slowly in a child. Advancing from scribbles to a bestseller takes time. Here is a look at the major milestones involved. At age 12 to 13 months many toddlers can hold a crayon and make marks on a sheet of paper. Early attempts at…Read more
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Play is hard work! Toys and puzzles help your child develop fine motor skills. It might look like your giggling toddler is engaged in pointless, but enjoyable busyness. Actually, she’s hard at work with the business of developing physical, cognitive, and emotional skills appropriate for her age. Early pediatric development involves your child learning about…Read more
Pediatric occupational therapy has a wide range of methods to help children with focusing problems, whether it is due to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or another cause. Many of these kids have sensory processing challenges, which is what occupational therapy addresses. The Fidget Factor Children with ADHD often wiggle a lot and make lots of noise.…Read more
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