Wiggle Room

Wiggle Room – Is Your Baby Ready To Walk?

May 1, 2021 How to recognize and encourage mastery of developmental milestones – from sitting and crawling to walking  One of the biggest milestones in a baby’s development is walking. Many parents put much w...

Wiggle Room – Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 1, 2021 How to recognize the signs and early intervention  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network began tracking the prevalence of Autism S...

Wiggle Room – Childhood Vision Exams and Screenings

March 1, 2021 When it comes to a child’s health, vision is an aspect often overlooked by parents. Even though children get quick vision screenings in their pediatrician’s office during regular health check-u...

Wiggle Room: Developmental Toy Gift Guide

December 1, 2020 What are some of the best toys for promoting my child’s development?  This is a very popular question I get around the holidays from parents and grandparents. Here are some of my favorite toy...

Wiggle Room: Teaching Keyboarding To Your Child

July 13, 2020 As kids began the abrupt transition from learning in the classroom to virtual learning this spring, many families quickly found out how difficult it was for their child to navigate and type on th...

Wiggle Room: Crossing the Midline

April 2, 2020 We do this so often that we forget how important it is for growing children. Crossing midline is a naturally-developed skill that allows us to unconsciously reach over from one side of the body ...

SPED: Not All Schools Are Created Equal

October 29, 2019 Public or private schools: one is required by law to accommodate students with special needs and one is not. The CDC reports children diagnosed with autism (1 in 59) and ADHD (6.1 million dia...

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