Akron ABA therapists

ABA Therapists Talk the Power of Positive Reinforcement

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | July 22, 2020

One of the most effective strategies our Akron ABA therapists utilize in therapy is positive reinforcement. If you think about it, most of us respond well to this. We do things all the time in our everyday lives, anticipating the…

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What is Motor Planning? Cleveland Occupational Therapists Explain

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | July 15, 2020

Most people are familiar with the terms fine motor skills and gross motor skills. Fewer understand what motor planning is – or more importantly, why it matters. As our Cleveland occupational therapists can explain, motor planning is a skill that…

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Identifying Speech Delays in Twins, Triplets and Other Multiples

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | July 7, 2020

Numerous studies have established that twins, triplets and other sets of multiples have a higher likelihood of speech delays. (It’s also more common in identical twins and multiples than in fraternal.) Speech and language delays are characterized as a child…

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How Akron Pediatric Physical Therapy is Different Than Adult PT

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 28, 2020

When it comes to the health and well-being of a child, it’s necessary to understand how their bodies are different from those of adults, and how our Akron pediatric physical therapy team at Therapy and Wellness Connection approach their treatment.…

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Study: Early Intervention ABA Therapy for Children With Autism is Critical

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 24, 2020

An extensive clinical report on autism spectrum disorder released by the American Academy of Pediatrics summarizes more than a dozen years of research – and concludes what our Akron ABA therapy team has been preaching for years: Early intervention is…

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Cleveland Occupational Therapy Road Trip Tips for Kids

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 16, 2020

Summer vacation travel plans have no doubt been stifled by coronavirus concerns. For the first time in two decades, AAA didn’t issue a Memorial Day travel forecast. And while it’s expected a record low will be vacationing this summer than…

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Signs Your Child Needs a Speech Therapy Evaluation

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 6, 2020

For parents, one of the greatest thrills is hearing your child say, “mama” or “dada” for the first time. It can be even more exciting to start communicating with your child, especially when they begin speaking with that adorable “baby…

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Speech Therapy Tips to Make the Most of Reading With Your Child

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 28, 2020

The gift of reading is one that keeps on giving. It sparks imagination, expands vocabulary, develops comprehension and listening skills – all things that help children excel in academics. Our Akron speech therapy team recognizes too that reading is key…

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Incorporate Occupational Therapy Into Kids’ Chores

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 20, 2020

Chores have many benefits for kids of all ages and abilities. In addition to help with learning personal responsibility, perseverance, teamwork, improved life skills and self care, chores can be a great way for your child to work on their…

Therapy & Wellness Connection Teams With Augment Therapy

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 7, 2020

Therapy and Wellness Connection in Brecksville has teamed with Cleveland-based virtual therapy provider, Augment Therapy to provide our patients with high-quality speech, occupational, ABA and physical therapy online. Families can set up this service through their television. It uses augmented…