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Using Floortime

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/us/05greenspan.html?_r=0

Ideas for increasing your child’s engagement, strengthening relationships, and facilitating developmental progress

Floortime is a therapeutic approach used by pediatric practitioners and caregivers to increase child communication and…

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Toy Spotlight: Mental Blox

(https://www.learningresources.com/product/mental+blox+game.do)

Mental Blox is available from Learning Resources, Inc. This is a great game for a variety of activities and can be modified for a variety of ages. The game targets pattern matching, following verbal instructions, asking questions and…

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Playing “Simon Says”

May Game of the Month Spotlight: The Therapeutic Benefits of Playing Simon Says

Looking for a simple and fun activity that requires no materials? “Simon Says” is the perfect game to address a variety of skills to help with your child’s development!

  1. Body Awareness and Motor Development:…

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2015 Holiday Toy List: Recommendations from the Emerge Therapy Team

2015 Holiday Toy List: Recommendations from the Emerge Therapy Team

“What is the best toy for my child?”

“What toys can I find to work on these specific skills at home?”

As the holiday season approaches, our families often ask what we recommend they purchase or make for their child as a…

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Holiday Gift List

Here is a list to some of our favorite toys!

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Fine Motor

Mancala

Lite Brite

HiHo Cherry

Honey Bee Tree

Squiggly Worms

String Along Lacing Kit

Scatterpiller Scramble

Tricky Fingers

Zoob Tubes

Balloon Lagoon

Design and Drill

Color Match and…

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