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The Speech Therapists (a.k.a. Speech-Language Pathologists or SLPs) at Emerge-A Child’s Place offer services that go well beyond the ability to understand what a child is saying:
Articulation Assessment and Therapy: Articulation assessment and therapy involves identifying a child’s speech…
Pinewoods Montessori School in Hillsborough is hosting a panel discussion on ADHD, Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder. Our Director, Bonnie Hacker MHS, OTR/L, is one of three local experts participating in the roundtable discussion.
Their presentations will discuss: - What are the…
**Registration forms are available by clicking here **
2014 SUMMER PROGRAMS AT EMERGE
This is one of our most popular programs. It focuses on developing classroom participation skills, effective communication skills, and appropriate peer interactions. This program is co-led by…
1. This is a great time to clean out and reduce the number of toys your child has.
Too many toys often overwhelm children, which typically results in limiting their play. Ideally, your child should only have 10-15 times available at any given time. (Blocks count as one toy.) Give away those that…
Here is a list to some of our favorite toys!
Download this list here:
Honey Bee Tree
String Along Lacing Kit
Design and Drill
Color Match and…
The American Speech Language and Hearing Association uses the month of May to bring awareness to communication and swallowing disorders in people of all ages. Communication disorders include stuttering, delayed or disordered language, decreased intelligibility, and voice problems. For more…
We love using games at Emerge to promote skill development and we often recommend them as a fun way to address therapy goals at home. Please note that the beginning age is a general guideline. Some children may be ready for a particular game at a somewhat older or younger age.
Fine Motor Games:
Thomas: Thomas was five years old when he first came to occupational therapy. His parents described him as being a ‘good child’. He had never gotten into any trouble. Thomas had never gotten out of his bed by himself. If he was put in his room, he stayed there. Thomas tended to be quiet and…