Akron occupational therapy for kids

Why Self-Regulation is a Top Goal in Akron Occupational Therapy for Kids

If your child is recommended for Akron occupational therapy services, you may at some point hear the phrase “self-regulation.” It’s often a pivotal goal for many of the children with whom we work on a daily basis. It’s a skill…

Brecksville SLP talks kids' hearing loss

Brecksville SLP Urges Parents to Proactively Protect Kids’ Hearing

As a Brecksville SLP (speech-language pathologist), I recognize it can be easy to disregard the possibility of hearing loss as a sad fact of getting older. However, what we’re seeing is that hearing loss – in particular noise-induced hearing loss…

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Could Your Kid Benefit From Occupational Therapy Groups?

Whether your child has been receiving occupational therapy services for a while or they’re brand new to OT, parents may be wondering how they can reinforce the skills their kids are learning. Our Brecksville occupational therapy groups are a great…

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Effectiveness of Parent-Mediated Occupational Therapy for Kids

When it comes to the success of occupational therapy for kids, the importance of parent engagement cannot be overstated. Our Akron occupational therapists may only see your child for a handful of hours a week – but you’re there all…

Akron occupational therapy for kids uses evidence-based practice

Akron Occupational Therapy for Kids Is an Evidence-Based Practice

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

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

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…

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Why Our Cleveland Occupational Therapists LOVE Broken Crayons

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

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…

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Occupational Therapy Tips to Practice Pre-Writing Skills at Home

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…