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Q-Tip #5

Hello all! I hope you are all doing well and staying healthy! We’re a little late with our Quarantine Tip #5 — it’s been a busy month! But we hope these gross motor activities are helpful. These are from our physical therapy department. We’ve also included some interesting website links below. Movement (part 3) Get those kiddos […]

Q-Tip #4

Hello all! I wanted to share this with you. It’s a wonderful post by “Trauma Informed Parents” on Facebook. I recommend you visit the site and its sister site “Informed Parents.” I’ll be sending PT and DT advice to you in the next few days. In the meantime, below are some links to fun activities […]

Q-Tip #3

Hello All! Today’s Tip is from our occupational therapy department. Don’t miss the two resource links at the end that I’m sure will be helpful. Stay healthy, stay positive! SENSORY/MOTOR PLAY TIPS LIMIT screen time Provide tactile sensory opportunities such as sensory bins, messy play, and playdoh daily; Use weighted blankets and lycra sheets for calming affect; Fidgets […]

Q-Tip #2

Hello all! Hope you are all doing well. Here is the second tip–all about movement. Wishing you all the best in these stressful times. Movement (part 1) Children need to move. Children MUST move—it’s part of their development and promotes learning.* Movement Ideas for the Compulsory Stay-at-Home Parents Parents who are home with their children may be in […]

Quarantine-Tip #1

During this stressful time, some suggestions from EBPR’s staff might be helpful for your families. Today’s suggestion is “structure” and I hope you find this helpful. Tip# 1:  STRUCTUREAll children–whether typically or atypically developing–need to know what will happen next. Since the typical routine has been disrupted, set up a routine for your children that […]