Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Am I Failing My Child?

I remember the early conversations I had with my son’s pediatrician when he was a year old, and then more conversations at 18 months old and he still wasn’t talking. I remember the anxiety I had as I searched Google for answers, but all the results kept coming back with “autism”. Taking those first steps […]

What Are Fine Motor Skills?

Mikah & Annastyn-Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills are one’s ability to control the use of the small muscles in the hands and fingers. Fine motor development is an important part of the toddler and childhood years to help the child be more independent in day-to-day tasks. Think about zipping a coat, buttoning pants, unlocking a door, writing your name, […]

APT Educates WAVE 3 Listens Viewers

Listen up, WAVE 3 listeners, as Associates in Pediatric Therapy’s, Renea Sageaser, discusses with John Ramsey the services offered by APT.  She also highlights our patient of the month, Jared, and the tremendous progress he’s made working with our pediatric speech, occupational and physical therapist. We are excited to announce this is the first of what […]

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 […]