Bilateral Coordination: what is it and why is it important?

Bilateral Coordination: what is it and why is it important?

Bilateral Coordination What is it? Bilateral coordination refers to moving both sides of the body together, in intentional and accurate ways. It is a good indicator that both sides of the brain are communicating and charing information effectively. Bilateral coordination can be: Symmetrical: coordinating both sides of the body to do the same movement (such as […]

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Physical Fitness Month Activity

Physical Fitness Month Activity

Happy National Physical Fitness Month  May is National Physical Fitness month, a time to highlight the importance of staying active through sports and other fitness activities. In lieu of physical fitness month, we wanted to bring you a fun physical activity you can do with your students and children to help develop strength, coordination, balance […]

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Learning Through Play: Toys that Develop Speech and Language Skills

Learning Through Play: Toys that Develop Speech and Language Skills

It is time to play! Play allows children to learn about themselves and the world around them in a naturalistic manner. It develops problem-solving skills, strengthens motor movements, nourishes emotional regulation and development, as well as facilitates sharing, imitation, and imagination.  Toys, activities, and games provide motivating opportunities to create growth, apply familiar information, and […]

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Heart Healthy Board Game

Heart Healthy Board Game

It’s American Heart Month! To help celebrate, one of our Physical Therapists created a board game with active movements to get your heart pumping and keep it healthy! It is important to stay active in order to protect your heart, improve blood flow, and increase endurance. For more information about American Heart Month click this […]

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