Julianne Janiszewski PT, MSPT “I don’t want my toddler throwing things… My child doesn’t like balls…We aren’t a sports family… We don’t have space to play with a ball…The dog destroys the kids’ balls…I brought my child to physical therapy so you can help him/her be less clumsy, not to play with balls.” These are […]
KETV is sponsoring a Back to School Drive July 1st– August 4th. Supplies needed for the drive are: Backpacks, notebooks, hand sanitizer, crayons, 2 pocket folders, markers, pencils, rulers, pens, glue, erasers, and tissues PTC will have a box in the atrium to drop off Back to School Drive supplies!
Written by: Julianne Janiszewski PT, MSPT So, you have just started therapy with your child…well, welcome to the team! You have just joined a great group of dedicated professionals all working together to help your child succeed, and you are our MVP! This is because we all depend on you to help carry-over what we […]
Written By: Ashley Grossenbacher, MOT, OTR/L My son loves sports and is missing playing team sports right now. I came up with this fun activity to combine his love of crafting and his love of sports…it was a hit! All you need is paper (the thicker the better, but any will work), scissors, a hole […]
Written By: Ashley Grossenbacher, MOT, OTR/L Cooking and baking are great activities for kids for a variety of reasons. These tasks help with fine motor skills, hand and arm strengthening, executive functioning, and provide great opportunities for sensory play. This weekend we made soft pretzels from scratch. We incorporated an educational piece into the activity […]
Written By: Ashley Grossenbacher, MOT, OTR/L All you need to get started are some scissors, crayons, or markers, white or construction paper, and a paper plate! You can add to the fun with popsicle sticks, tape or glue, pipe cleaners, extra beads or buttons, or any other craft or scrap material you have around the […]
Written By: Kellie Costello, MOT, OTR/L Mat Man is a concept designed by the Learning Without Tears® (LWT – formerly Handwriting Without Tears) program as a fun way to work on body awareness while preparing children for other important pre-writing skills. Mat Man has a head, eyes, nose, mouth, ears, body, arms, hands, legs and […]