The Galvin Therapy Blog
Stress Relief for Families
It is natural to feel more fatigued, and tired during the winter as it gets darker earlier in the day, outside access to parks is
What is ARFID?
Children are often described as “picky or selective eaters” if they only like a few foods, have limited intake, or avoid new foods and foods
Surviving Holiday Travel
Holidays bring about fun new activities, visiting with family, and lots of fun memories. With the holidays also come change in schedules and new situations
Staying Active in the Winter
Staying Active in the Winter As the holiday season draws to a close, the days are short, and the weather feels dreary, staying active in
What to do instead of using tablet’s this winter
It’s that time of year again! Winter is upon us meaning that going outside or to the park may have to be put on hold
Fun Filled New Year’s Celebration
For many families the New Year represents a time of celebration and joy, it can be a time of appreciation and new beginnings and provides
Kwanzaa Books We Love
Time is flying by and we’re fastly approaching the holiday season! If you celebrate Kwanzaa or want to know more about it and are looking
Christmas Books We Love
Santa’s Underwear by Marty Rhodes Figley It’s Christmas Eve and Santa is busy getting gussied up for the big night. But when he goes to
Hanukkah Books We Love
Hanukkah Books We Love You’re My Little Latke by Nathalie Marshall Celebrate Hanukkah with adorable latkes, dreidels, gelt, jelly donuts, and menorahs paired with sweet,
What is AAC and who should use high tech AAC? AAC stands for alternative augmentative communication. AAC is a very broad category that includes the
Mastering Joint Attention
Here are some tips and activity ideas that should help you to establish moments of joint attention with your child: Do plenty of pointing. Once
Everything I Need to Know; I Learned in the Playroom: How Play Skills Support Early Communication
Everything we need to know; we learned in the playroom. Well, maybe not everything, but the play skills learned in early childhood help shape the
What To Do When Your Kid Says, ‘Not Uniforms Again’! School is coming back and it’s that time of year to start purchasing new uniforms
Pill Swallowing Tips
Use a straw instead of drinking from the cup. It keeps your head more in neutral instead of tipping it back (which makes swallowing more difficult
Potty Training 101 Being a parent to a precious toddle is so rewarding, exciting, and….. HARD, right?! There are so many choices to make on
A Parents Perspective on ESAP
When and why did you start to notice a difference and seek support from ESAP? I knew that my child needed more attention through therapy.
Our Amazing Eyes
Our amazing eyes! Our eyes are amazing. They allow us to see everything around us, perceiving all of the colors, shapes and forms which make
English as a Second Language
English as a second language is an important part of language learning for many people around the world. Immersion is one of the biggest ways we accomplish language learning.
Feeding Therapy Success Story
When he was 15-18 months old, we started to notice many changes in his development. His eating habits changed, and he was no longer eating a variety of different foods.
Occupational Therapy Success Story
Kim is a supermom. Her amazing carryover and dedication to her daughters possible success is what made Kate the amazing and independent high schooler she is today.
What is ESAP?
If you have a little one with autism, trying to decide if your child is ready for preschool and what school might be a good fit can be a challenging and overwhelming subject.
April 2022 Newsletter
Tummy Time- How Important is it?
Tummy time or playing while prone is an important step for overall development for babies; it helps to build core and head strength (which then helps with speech development and feeding)