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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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Misconceptions about ABA

Misconceptions about ABA

Hi! My name is Megan and I am the Lead BCBA for the ABA program here at TEAM 4 Kids. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I began working with children with developmental delays including autism and sensory processing disorder in 2013. I  gained extremely...

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“GLOOP”

“GLOOP”

"Gloop" sits somewhere in that improbable space between an interactive lava lamp, foam resting on water and alien clouds lit by the setting sun. Among all of its great features, it is also a fantastic tool for kids who need visual sensory breaks. Gloop can provide...

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“Hand Strengthening Tips”

A child’s fine motor development and skill progression can be hindered by a decrease in hand strength. This can impact writing, dressing and other self-care tasks, using utensils, and grasping or carrying objects throughout the day. Here are some easy to do and fun...

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App of the Week: Bugs and Buttons

App of the Week: Bugs and Buttons

Bugs and Buttons is a collection of games that helps children learn a variety of skills. This app has games that help with pinch, color sorting, letter recognition, counting, eye hand coordination and much more. Plus it is a fun and engaging collection of games that...

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Developmental Preschool?!

Developmental Preschool?!

What is a Developmental Preschool? A developmental preschool is an inclusive school program for children that have a diagnosed disability. Who attends? Any child that has been screened and evaluated through their district's preschool and diagnosed with a disability is...

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App of the Week: Speech Trainer 3D

App of the Week: Speech Trainer 3D

This app is a 3D demonstration of sounds produced in the English Language. The app includes detailed 3D animations of a correct tongue, lip, and mouth positions for all English sounds. Serves as a great tool for demonstrating correct pronunciation of sounds. Helpful...

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Keeping Up With AAC: Social Gatherings

Keeping Up With AAC: Social Gatherings Today’s alternative and augmentative communication users (AAC) are submerged in a fast paced environment that requires efficient use of time. Many young learners and older learners as well have a difficult time keeping up with...

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