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Helping to Prevent Parental Burnout

Nurturing a child's growth and development through all aspects of life is both a rewarding and overwhelming parental responsibility. These continuous roles often result in parental burnout feelings. Understanding the signs of parental burnout is critical in positively identifying, combating, and overcoming it. We offer…

Debunking Dyslexia Myths

Are you worried that your child might have dyslexia? There is so much information available online and in the community about dyslexia, that it can be tricky to know what to believe and when to seek help. Here is a quick look at just a few of the common myths about dyslexia and some guidance for seeking help if your ch…

W Sitting

What is W sitting? W-sitting is when a child sits on their bottom with their knees bent and feet positioned outside of their hips. If you’re standing above your child, you will see their legs and body make the shape of a W. Why Do Physical Therapists Not Like W Sitting? Prolonged W sitting can lead to the following iss…

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…

Growing Speech Skills Outdoors

Hey everyone! The speech-language pathologists at Marshall Pediatric Therapy wanted to share some fun and enriching activities you can try with your family. The weather is finally warming up, creating perfect moments to learn outside. Take your child on a nature walk or go on a scavenger hunt in your neighborhood. We c…