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Tips to Encourage Pincer Grasp

Tips to Encourage Pincer Grasp

Tips to Encourage Pincer Grasp What is pincer grasp? Pincer grasp is when the index finger and the thumb meet to pick up small objects in a controlled fashion, which typically emerges between 9 to 12 months of age. Why is pincer grasp important? Pincer grasp is...

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Using Kinetic Sand to Target Speech Skills

Using Kinetic Sand to Target Speech Skills

Who doesn’t love playing with Kinetic Sand?  It’s such a fun and engaging texture, but it can also be used to target several different speech and communication skills.  When I use it in therapy, I like to have small toys that we can bury in the sand. When playing with...

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Sensory Processing 101

Sensory Processing 101

Sensory Our central nervous system is made up of 6 senses: touch, taste, smell, sight, sound and lastly another sense known as proprioception, or deep pressure, to the body Does sensory ever disappear? Sensory needs do not ever really “go away” we just learn how to...

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SENSORY 101

SENSORY 101

Sensory Our central nervous system is made up of 6 senses: touch, taste, smell, sight, sound and lastly another sense known as proprioception, or deep pressure, to the body Does sensory ever disappear? Sensory needs do not ever really “go away” we just learn how to...

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