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Tips for IEP Review Time

It’s that time of year when we look forward to the coming of warmer weather and signs of spring.  For some, it’s that time of year for the annual IEP review,  which you may not be looking forward to.  Meeting … Continue reading

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NEW: SPD Parent & Caregiver Support Group

STEPS for Kids will be hosting the first Parent & Caregiver Support Group on Tuesday October 28, 2014, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  The group will meet at our clinic in Yorkville and will be a source of support … Continue reading

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“Write STEPS for Kids” Handwriting Camp

Looking for fun summer activities that support academic skills?  Our Write STEPS for Kids Handwriting Camp is just the thing!  Children enjoy group activities that include play, arts & crafts and music while developing skills to support handwriting.  Led by … Continue reading

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Kids at Work: What OT for kids is all about

April is National Occupational Therapy Month; a time to raise awareness of what OT is all about.  OTs work with persons with disabilities to improve functional skills and participation in daily tasks.  Pediatric occupational therapy is a specialty area of … Continue reading

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Getting More Nutrition Out of a Sensory Diet

If you  have a child with a sensory processing disorder, no doubt you have heard of using a “sensory diet” to help with regulating behaviors and responses during daily activities.  The term gets thrown around a lot in SPD circles … Continue reading

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Childhood Anxiety: Taking the right STEPS

Do you know a child who seems worried, struggles with perfectionism  or relies heavily on routines and rituals throughout the day?  These behaviors could be a sign of anxiety.  Anxiety is a normal part of child development and is typically … Continue reading

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Community Education Series: Fall 2013

We have a great line-up of topics and speakers this fall that you won’t want to miss! FREE programs packed with information for you to put to use immediately with the children in your life! Next week we are pleased … Continue reading

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