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March 14, 2018

April is Occupational Therapy Month

We all have goals and responsibilities every day. Our children also have daily goals and responsibilities – learning and growing. And what is the best way to learn and grow? For children, play and exploration are the most important ways for learning to interact with the world and people around them. Developing coordination, strength, social [...]

April 1, 2017

Play And Language Skills Group (PALS)

Because the best learning happens through FUN! TLC’s new Play and Language Skills Group, or PALS, is for children 7 – 9 years old. Individualized and interactive child-led activities. Two to three children per group. ALS is a multidisciplinary group that includes a speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist and a psychologist. Focus on building reciprocity, communication, [...]

Creating an Autism-Friendly Classroom

TLC’s Webinar Creating an Autism-Friendly Classroom was a huge success!  This webinar, made in partnership with GMMB was made possible through a grant from Autism Speaks and other donors.  The webinar, geared to preschool teachers, identified common behavioral and sensory problems related to ASD and outlined some simple classroom modifications that can help all their [...]

March 18, 2017

October is Occupational Therapy Month at TLC!

What is the best way to learn and grow? We all have goals and responsibilities every day. Our children also have daily goals and responsibilities – learning and growing. And what is the best way to learn and grow? For children, play and exploration are the most important ways for learning to interact with the [...]

NEW – Social & Emotional Groups

Call and ask about our next session! $90 per week, 6-8 week sessions, Ages 6 to 16 Link to a flyer to share. Starting up again! Social and emotional skills groups for children 7 to 9 years of age. Groups are led by TLC psychologists and/or social workers with years of experiences providing individual and [...]

December 19, 2016

Is Your Child A Picky Eater?

TLC’s Feeding Therapy Program Your child may benefit from Feeding Therapy if they demonstrate any of the following: • Refusal of new foods • Adverse reactions to foods (gagging, vomiting, etc.) • Has less than 20 foods in their diet • Only eats certain tastes, textures, brands • Delayed feeding milestones • Recurrent mealtime tantrums [...]

November 30, 2016

Putting The Calm Into The Season

by Deanna Macioce, MS, OTR/L (Excerpt from Southpaw.com) It seems as if whenever we talk to anyone, the conversation will often include comments about the crazy and chaotic schedules we all carry. From work to volunteer and social obligations to everything under the sun for our children—school, sports, clubs, playdates—the list goes on and on. [...]

November 18, 2016

Holiday Shopping Guide from TLC’s OTs and SLPs!

Are you stuck on what to buy for your kids?  Looking for something fun, but with developmental and educational value the kids will enjoy?  Look no further.  TLC’s Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists have created this list of excellent suggestions to make your shopping stress-free! Link to the Helpful Hints for Toy Shopping!

November 3, 2016

Luis’ Story

When Luis came to The Treatment and Learning Centers for an evaluation seven years ago, he was having difficulty in preschool. Writing was challenging. Using scissors was nearly impossible. He wasn’t able to keep up with his peers and his private school suggested an occupational therapy evaluation at TLC. The evaluation showed deficits and Luis [...]

September 7, 2016

Ask about FREE Fall Screens

Confidence Makes Every Day Magical!  TLC helps students build confidence.  Speech-language and occupational screens, evaluations and therapy Academic and psychological testing, tutoring and counseling Hearing testing, evaluations and hearing aid fittings. Call and ask about FREE Fall OT and Speech-Language screenings. For a limited time, until available time slots are filled.   Link to a [...]