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The Importance of Developing a Daily Routine

As a parent or caregiver, it might be crossing your mind: "how do I help to develop a consistent routine for my child, but also make that routine actually work for my child and our family?" If you are, you are certainly not alone! The professional support from Marshall Pediatric Therapy's clinicians could make the worl…
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Creating a Sensory Diet at Home

How to use items you already have at home for your child’s sensory diet One of our very favorite ways of addressing hot clinical topics is through a Q&A format. Learn from Occupational Therapist, Ellen Snyder, as she uncovers some of the most commonly asked questions from our parents and caregivers when it comes to est…

Torticollis and Plagiocephaly

Parents can often feel overwhelmed sorting through medical and societal advice on how to best care for their baby. One of the most important recommendations is put your baby on his/her back to sleep. The American Academy of Pediatrics initiated the “Back to Sleep” campaign in 1994 in efforts to prevent sudden infant de…

Sensory Play For When We're Stuck Inside

Like many OT’s I love encouraging my patients to engage in sensory play. Previous blogs have given suggestions for fun sensory play ideas for the great outdoors, but if you’re anything like me once it’s cold you’re not venturing out! I wanted to share some of my favorite sensory play activities for inside to keep your …