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May 31, 2023
Navigating Sensory Challenges: Dressing Tips for Children with Sensory Sensitivities

For children with sensory sensitivities, getting dressed can be a daily struggle that leads to stress and discomfort. Sensory issues related to clothing can manifest in various ways, such as discomfort with specific fabrics, seams, tags, or tightness. This article aims to provide practical advice and strategies for parents to help their children with sensory […]

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April 26, 2023
Welcoming Michelle Gold To The Team!

Michelle Gold Joins Alta Pediatrics as a Patient Care Coordinator We’d like to welcome our newest team member, Michelle Gold! Michelle is joining us as a Patient Care Coordinator to help assist both new and existing patients with onboarding, scheduling, and insurance billing. Michelle brings many years of experience in medical administration having worked previously […]

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March 23, 2023
Occupational Therapy for Autism

Occupational therapy is a form of therapy that focuses on the ability of a person to engage in meaningful activities or occupations. In the context of autism, occupational therapy can play an important role in helping individuals with autism to develop and improve their functional abilities, social skills, and independence. This blog article will provide […]

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March 21, 2023
Promoting Inclusion for Children With Sensory Processing Disorders

Advocating for your child in educational and community settings can be a daunting task. It can be especially challenging for parents of children with sensory processing disorders (SPD), as these children may face unique challenges in school and other environments. However, advocating for your child and promoting inclusion for children with SPD is essential to […]

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March 16, 2023
Home Exercises and Activities for Children with Sensory Processing Difficulties

There are several home exercises and activities that you can do with your child to help them improve their sensory processing skills. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best exercises and activities for children with sensory processing disorders. Sensory Play - Sensory play is a great way to help children with […]

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March 14, 2023
The Importance of Early Intervention for Children With Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. It is estimated that 1 in 54 children in the United States has ASD, and early intervention is crucial for helping these children reach their full potential. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of early intervention for […]

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March 7, 2023
Speech Therapy Techniques and Approaches

Speech therapists, also known as speech-language pathologists, work with people of all ages to help them improve their communication skills. There are many different approaches and techniques that speech therapists use to help their clients, and the approach that is chosen will depend on the individual needs of the child. In this blog post, we […]

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March 2, 2023
Managing Challenging Behaviors in Children With Autism

As a parent of a child with autism, managing challenging behaviors can be overwhelming and stressful. It can be difficult to know how to respond in the moment, and it can also be hard to find effective long-term solutions. However, with patience and persistence, it is possible to develop strategies to manage challenging behaviors and […]

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February 27, 2023
Early Signs of Speech and Language Delays

As a parent, it's natural to be concerned about your child's speech and language development. While all children develop at their own pace, there are certain early signs that may indicate a speech or language delay. Identifying these signs early on can help you seek early intervention and ensure that your child receives the support […]

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February 22, 2023
Creating Sensory Friendly Environments

Sensory-friendly environments are designed to accommodate individuals with sensory processing difficulties, such as those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or sensory processing disorder (SPD). These environments take into account the sensory needs of individuals and aim to reduce the amount of sensory stimuli that can cause distress or discomfort. Sensory […]

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