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Community Feature: GiGi’s Playhouse

Emerge therapists recently had the opportunity to meet the staff and visit the newest location of the nonprofit organization GiGi’s Playhouse. This unique center provides educational, therapeutic, and supportive programs for children and families with Down Syndrome. The Raleigh location…

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Back to School Transition Strategies

Back to School Transition Strategies

Returning to school is right around the corner! As your family soaks up the last few weeks of summer, consider these strategies provided by local psychologist, Dr. Rachel A. Bowman, to help your child transition back into the school routine.

5 strategies by…

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What Are Social Stories, and How Can I Use Them With My Child?

Social stories are written descriptions of what to expect in a particular social scenario. Social stories can be helpful to use with children who struggle to adapt to new situations, have difficulty transitioning, rely on a predictable schedule, and/or have trouble understanding implicit social…

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Interactive Metronome Back to School Special

Interactive Metronome is an exciting technology based program that helps improve attention, focus, timing, sequencing and coordination. Typically it is completed in 15 sessions over a 3-5 week period. Emerge is offering a cost-saving special for anyone who starts the program in July or August.

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SUMMER PROGRAMS - Something for everyone

Emerge offers a wide variety of summer programs ranging from those suitable for children with complex developmental needs to the student or athlete who wants to excel.

If your child has developmental delays, including communication challenges, Asperger’s or mild autism, social challenges or a…

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School-Based and Clinic-Based Therapy:  What’s the Difference?

Is there a difference?  Would your child ever need both?

 
When therapy is recommended for a child, the physician may often recommend that the parents pursue therapy through the school system.  Most people have heard that children can receive speech and occupational therapy through the schools at no…

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Get Ready for School using Interactive Metronome

Interactive-boy In the remaining weeks of summer there is just enough time to undertake undertake an Interactive Metronome® (IM) program for your child.


The March/April 2001 issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy identified five core areas of statistically significant improvements…

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Win a Free School Consultation

The therapists at Emerge love working with the teachers in our community.  We so appreciate all the hard work they do and how so many of them have worked closely with us to implement classroom strategies to help children be more successful.  As part of our community outreach efforts, we want to…

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