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June Student Spotlight: Quinn!

This month, we are featuring APT’s Learning Center, and a student that has seen great success working with one of our APT teachers, Karen Standafer. Quinn comes to APT for tutoring and therapy. Here is her story! Quinn’s teacher raised concerns about her ability to keep up with her classmates and follow directions about a […]

May Patient Spotlight: Ethan!

Ethan is a smart, sweet little boy who has overcome Verbal Apraxia through early intervention. He has been with APT since the age of two as a patient of Renea Sageser (SLP and CEO of APT), and has progressed from unintelligible speech and frustrations with communication to being able to speak clearly and be understood […]

Therapy Moments: Easy Communication Builders

Lianne Kustes (APT Speech Language Pathologist) stopped in this month to share some simple strategies to encourage your child’s communication. These easy tips can help build “therapy” into everyday routines. One of the things I tell parents on a daily basis is to allow your child to try to communicate with you, rather than always […]

Your Child and Food: “Picky” or “Selective”?

by Jenny Penland, APT Occupational Therapist             Is mealtime with your child a game of wills rather than a happy family bonding time? Jenny Penland, OT, shares insight that may help you better understand your child’s eating habits and why he or she displays a preference or aversion to certain foods. The theories may surprise […]

Toe Walking – What’s the Big Deal?

  You’ve probably heard someone in the pediatric world mention toe walking. What’s all the buzz about? What is toe walking, and who does it? Should you be concerned if you notice your child toe walking? APT’s very own Amie Caple – PT, DPT walks us through the basics. Toe walking is when a child […]