Entries by jonikidpt

Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month 

At Kid PT we are passionate about the courageous lives of the children and young adults we support. September is Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month and we want to share with you some of the specifics of this condition we know so well. What is Muscular Dystrophy? Muscular dystrophy is a progressive, muscle wasting disease. It […]

Back to School Doesn’t Have to Mean Back to Stress!

It seems to happen every year. One minute we are barbequing, lounging in the pool, camping, going to the beach or on fun day trips, perhaps even on a long anticipated vacation, and then, BAM! The scene changes drastically: stores are merchandising Fall, as in Pumpkin Spice Everything, Halloween decor and Back to School items […]

Back to School MOVEMENT Shopping List

The Summer Is A Magical Time For Childhood. It allows an increased opportunity for outdoor play, creativity, exploration of new environments, unstructured social interactions with peers, and travel to new places via day trips or family vacations.  Whether your child spends more time outdoors with neighborhood friends, experiences nature at camp, ventures to the park […]

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Is My Child Clumsy or Could it be Developmental Coordination Disorder?

I have to admit, I’m not the most coordinated person.  You may have noticed the same about yourself or your child.   The big question parents often ask me is whether their child is on the clumsy end or is there another explanation for it.   The biggest question to ask yourself is whether your child’s clumsiness […]

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Outdoor Backyard Gross Motor Fun!

The kids are getting out of school, the weather is getting VERY warm, and many families are looking for things to do! Many people are starting to think about backyard barbecues and other fun, family friendly activities as we picture our summers! Don’t forget to include some gross motor fun into your next backyard barbecue […]