The Galvin Therapy Blog
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
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
Tell me a little about your family/child. Hi, My name is Katie. I am mom of two boys. Ben is going to be 7 and Max is
1. Tell me a little about your family/child. We are a family of 5 from the Youngstown area….Our kiddos are (almost) 7 year old triplets! We
Tell me a little about your family/child. I have two children who attend Galvin Therapy: Ady, age 2, who has an expressive speech delay, and Ava,
How did you start your journey with OT? My daughter had a speech and language delay, so she attended Solon Preschool on an IEP when
Tell me a little about your family. Hi, I’m Amy. I’m the mom to 4 wild boys, ages 11, 7, 6, and 3. Three of
Tell us a little bit about your family. My husband and I have been married for 14 years and have 2 children, Owen who is
Tell me a little about your family/child Maria is a joyful, curious and endlessly silly four year old. She was born at 33 weeks gestation
1. Can you share a bit about your child and family? Sure! Tim and I have two kids: Molly, age 23, is neurotypical and Danny,
As with all things child-related, there is no one path to take when it comes to Autism support – instead, finding what works best for
YES! Children learn by watching others. Imitation is a learning tool and the steppingstone to many other skills. Our brains are set up to learn from others
With all the changes in routines, not getting as much time to play outside, and having limited interactions with family and friends, we have to
There was recently a story shared on social media about a young boy with autism and his father who were on an international flight. The
If you’re anything like our family, the beginning of the new school year comes with mixed feelings. On the one hand, the carefree days of
Summer is in full swing and for many folks, this means a family road trip. Note – I differentiate between a family trip and a
At the request of parents and teachers, students in schools will be evaluated by the school psychologist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, and/or physical therapist to determine if therapy services are warranted.
The following indicators are laid out for picky eaters versus problem feeders:
It is safe to say that our speech-language pathologists (SLP) here at the Galvin Therapy Center are very different from your average SLPs in the therapy world. We tend to break the mold of what someone may think a typical speech-language pathologist does on a daily basis. Why do we break the mold, you ask? Simple.
What I love so much about working with kids is seeing the joy on the faces of the children and their families with big and small accomplishments. I have the opportunity to be able to work with amazing families to help them develop lifelong skills. As all of our families know, it’s not just about the kids; it’s a family thing. I sometimes “therapize” family members as well – helping mommy become comfortable playing in shaving cream for example.