Gross Motor

Bowling - Strength

7 Family Fun Indoor Activities

I know spring is right around the corner but for some people when the snow is still on the ground, it means downhill skiing, sledding, and snowmobiling. Others, however, aren’t as eager to head...

Holiday Gift Giving Ideas by the Ism

Shopping for gifts during the holidays can be overwhelming. But if you have a child with special needs, this task can be even more difficult. Your child may have a narrow range of interests,...

Playing Handbells to Improve Memory, Communication, and Much More

A set of handbells is an unusual musical instrument, suitable for children of all ages and in various developmental stages. Handbells are bells designed to be rung by hand and are generally played in...

The Family Garden – A Harvest of Creativity, Benefits and Good Times!

It's that time of year in our family, where there is excitement over crocus popping through the earth, song birds returning, and seed packets being sifted through. Since I was a little girl, my family...

Physical Therapy and SPD, The Sensory-Motor Team

October is both National Physical Therapy Month and National Sensory Awareness Month. Given the timing of both of these opportunities to increase awareness of both of these topics, I would like to explore the...

Enhance Learning and Development through TAAP

Treadmill For Students with Autism and Apraxia Protocol (TAAP) : A Novel Approach to Enhance Learning and Development TAAP is a visual motor exercise program developed by an experienced pediatric physical therapist named Debra...