HANDHELD SCREEN TIME LINKED TO SPEECH DELAYS

May 12, 2017

by Kala May 12, 2017 A research study was presented on May 6th at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco. The study included 894 kids between 6 months-2 years who were part of a practice-based research network in Toronto between 2011 and 2015. The study’s principal investigator was Dr. Catherin Birken (The Hospital […]

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New Autism Ontario Survey

April 2, 2017

by Kala April 1, 2017 Dear Parents, Autism Ontario is looking for information about the current needs of the ASD community. This survey is intended only for parents and/or caregivers of people with ASD living in Ontario. As you may know, the Ontario Government is in the midst of changing how it provides services to children […]

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Parents CAN! Workshops

February 15, 2017

by Kala Feb. 15, 2017 Autism Ontario’s Parents CAN! Program for Parents of Children Aged 2 to 5! Parents CAN! is offering skill-focused workshops to help parents understand how to support behaviours.  These workshops are good for helping parents to manage anxiety, reduce challenging behaviours and increase social communication skills. There are four sessions, held […]

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Durham Fine Motor Clinic resource

August 7, 2016

by Kala Aug. 7,  2016 The Durham College is offering a Fine Motor Clinic. There is a registration fee but otherwise the clinic is free. As most of my families pay out of pocket or have limited insurance coverage,  I am letting you know of this resource to help you out. I will still continue […]

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Recess helps kids learn better

January 5, 2016

by Kala Jan. 6, 2016 As therapists we know the importance of recess for the kids we see. They help kids focus better and remember the information taught to them. When they aren’t given a break, I often see kids zone out and lose all focus. This article outlines the importance of recess for children […]

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