NDT Intensives and Our Patients: NDT Series Part 5

April 26, 2018

NDT Intensives and Our Patients For the last few weeks, we’ve been interviewing therapists who have recently been certified in NDT. But we thought for our last article about NDT we would interview one of our patient’s moms, and her therapist, about how NDT intensives have made a difference in her life.   Bryleigh is […]

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Speech Therapy and NDT: NDT Series Part 4

April 19, 2018

Speech Therapy and NDT Our fourth NDT therapist interview is with Claire Rosenkild, one of Pediatric Therapy’s speech and language pathologists, on how her new training influences her treatment. **This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. Miss our other posts? Click here for our introduction to NDT, here to learn about NDT in physical […]

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Handwriting Without Tears: Q&A

March 28, 2018

Handwriting Without Tears Our Handwriting Without Tears camp will be happening in July, and we’re already so excited about it we decided to interview our own occupational therapist, Corinda Presley, about the camp and handwriting in general. This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. Q: What can lead to handwriting difficulties? A […]

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Occupational Therapy and NDT: NDT Series Part 3

March 6, 2018

Occupational Therapy and NDT Our second NDT interview is with Tracy Drogosek, one of Pediatric Therapy’s occupational therapists, on how her new training influences her treatment. **This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. Miss our other posts? Click here for our introduction to NDT and here to learn about NDT and physical therapy. […]

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Physical Therapy and NDT: NDT Series Part 2

February 6, 2018

Physical Therapy and NDT Our first NDT interview is with Denise Powers, one of Pediatric Therapy’s physical therapists, on how her new training influences her treatment. **This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. Miss our first post on what NDT is? Click here to read it! Q: Why did you decide to […]

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Introduction to NDT: NDT Series Part 1

January 9, 2018

Over the next few weeks, PTC’s blog will be doing a series on Neurodevelopment treatment. Over half of our therapists are NDT certified across all of our disciplines, and we’d like to share how NDT enriches our patients’ lives. What is NDT? NDT, or Neurodevelopmental treatment, is a specialized treatment approach used by physical and […]

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All You Want for Christmas is a Great Gift: Part Two

November 22, 2017

In our last post, PTC gave suggestions for kids with special needs. Today we’ll be suggesting gifts for children with sensory processing disorders. But first…   Things to Keep In Mind: Before you get started, there are a few things you should keep in mind. How accessible is the toy—will your child be able to […]

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All You Want for Christmas is a Great Gift Idea: Part One

November 21, 2017

Ready or Not… Thanksgiving is almost here, and after the plates have been cleared it’ll be time to think about the most important holiday (at least to kids)…Christmas. Christmas can be a challenging time for all parents who are looking for the right toys at the right price point for their children. But it can […]

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Torticollis: What You Need to Know Now

May 8, 2017

This Week we talk to physical therapist Jane Knowlton about torticollis, a somewhat common but relatively unheard of condition. In this post, find out what this condition is, how it can be prevented, and how it is treated. Torticollis, or wry neck, is a condition that can be present in babies right after birth or that […]

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Sensory Processing Disorders in Children: What it Means and Why

March 19, 2017

This week we talk to Occupational Therapist Tracey Myers about Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) in children. Learn about what SPD is and isn’t, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated. Information Overload Children are bombarded with stimuli constantly everyday. From loud noises, to books and pictures, to the touch and feel of objects, […]

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