This is a quote from a parent of a second grader who recently contacted me (at the urging of the boy s teachers)
Summer Occupational Therapy: Fun Ways to Increase Hand Strength, by Lynn-Marie Herlihy, M.S., OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
If summer vacation means that your child has the summer off from Occupational Therapy (or if you just think he/she could use a little work-out for those growing muscles), here are some of my favorite ways to improve grasp and hand strength. Improved hand strength can translate to improved handwriting, better endurance while writing and cutting, and better fine motor and self-care skills.
Our speech language pathology department is passionate about our work: We are caring, supportive, and creative; the payoff- the children and students we work with are very excited to see us and they are proud of their accomplishments! Our speech and language staff is growing and we are now offering bilingual Spanish and French speech language evaluations and we are expanding our speech and language services to your Queens home!