Akron occupational therapy for kids uses evidence-based practice

Akron Occupational Therapy for Kids Is an Evidence-Based Practice

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | August 9, 2023

If you were to peek into therapy sessions at our clinic, it might look like we’re “just playing.” But at Therapy & Wellness Connection, our Akron occupational therapy for kids is an evidence-based practice. For those unfamiliar with this terminology,…

Cleveland occupational therapists help treat kids with ADHD

Cleveland Occupational Therapists Can Help Kids With ADHD Improve Attention, Reduce Hyperactivity

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | July 15, 2023

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with the key life skills of paying attention and maintaining a measure of stillness for certain stretches. (Exactly how long their attention span and/or capacity for keeping a calm body depends on…

Therapy and Wellness Connection ice cream fundraiser

Eat Ice Cream, Help TWC

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | July 13, 2023

Therapy and Wellness Connection is excited to be hosting an upcoming “spirit night” at Handel’s in Broadview Heights! Thursday July 20th from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Handel’s in Broadview Heights – come enjoy the best ice cream in…

Cleveland pediatric speech therapists treat language delays

Cleveland Pediatric Speech Therapists Detail Top Language Delay Causes

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | July 6, 2023

As experienced Cleveland pediatric speech therapists, a significant number of our patients are children with language delays. Here, we discuss some of the root causes of language delays among children, and also how we treat them. To start, it’s important…

Cleveland speech therapist executive function

Executive Function: How a Cleveland Speech Therapist Can Help

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 7, 2023

Speech therapists, also known as speech-language pathologists (SLPs), can play a vital role in helping children with executive functioning skills. Even though executive functioning skills are not directly within the traditional scope of a Cleveland speech therapist’s work, SLPs can…

Cleveland occupational therapists handwriting with broken crayons

Why Our Cleveland Occupational Therapists LOVE Broken Crayons

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 7, 2023

If you’re a kid, few things are better than a brand new box of crayons: That waxy scent, the smooth paper lining, the fine point tip, and the bright, bold colors. But if you’re one of our Cleveland occupational therapists,…

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How Akron ABA Therapists Identify the Function of Behavior

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 5, 2023

You may have heard our Akron ABA therapists refer to the “function” of a behavior. In Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), a core belief is that all behavior occurs for a reason – it has a purpose. It is maintained when…

Akron feeding & swallowing therapy

“How Does a Speech Therapist Help Babies With Feeding & Swallowing?”

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 1, 2023

Speech therapists are probably best known for helping children and adults with speech-language disorders. And it’s true – that’s a big part of what we do. But we are also educated and trained specifically to help babies with feeding &…

swim lessons for kids with autism

Why Swim Lessons for Kids With Autism Are Crucial – Akron ABA Therapist Insight

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 10, 2023

Summer is just around the corner here in Northeast Ohio, and many parents are making plans for the summer. Kids will have greater access to swimming pools, lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water as they enjoy summer fun. Learning…

practice pre-writing skills at home with our pediatric occupational therapy tips

Occupational Therapy Tips to Practice Pre-Writing Skills at Home

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 10, 2023

Practicing pre-writing skills at home is highly beneficial from an occupational therapy perspective. As our Akron occupational therapists can explain, the more you practice at home, the faster your child will have a firm grasp on key developmental milestones, such…