Do you need some time to bond with a child? “Amelia Bedelia Bakes Off” can help! Amelia not only is a great book to read and teach kids that being an Out of Sync Sensory Integration guru of a child can be oh so cool, but this book is a great way to spend quality […]
About Deborah Michael
Deborah Michael, MS, OTR/L, is a pediatric occupational therapist and the founder of North Shore Pediatric Therapy. She is a professional advisory committee member of the Autism Society of Illinois.
She is also a mother of five children. Her life’s passion has been to improve the lives of children and their families.
Entries by Deborah Michael
Top 6 reasons Why the most caring and knowledgable occupational therapists need to apply to work at North Shore Pediatric Therapy ASAP: 1. We are known for having the best culture (check out our awesome culture videos here)out there in the peds field. We know how to have fun, work hard, and grow personally and […]
Why not get moving with your kid instead of sitting around watching tv? Why not get moving with your kid instead of going to a movie? Why not get moving with your kid instead of baking a cake? Why not get moving with your kid instead of playing on social media sites and tweeting? Listen, […]
We must never forget what happened on September 11, 2011. We all remember where we were the moment we heard the news. Whether we were woken up by constant phone calls in Chicago, entering a class at school in Florida, watching the news in Austin or walking the streets in New York City, we all […]
Pediatric occupational, speech, physical therapists, social workers, BCBA’s and tutors have many options for work but who can beat these top 26 reasons to work at North Shore Pediatric Therapy? The jobs may be out there for pediatric OT, PT, Speech, BCBA and social workers but there are not too many places that hold their […]
So Beyonce and Jay-Z are finally going to be parents. They are the wealthiest entertainers with a lot of connections. They seem to be experts in the entertainment business and everything music, but they are embarking on a whole new world. Do they have any knowledge on how to raise a baby or what normal […]
We adults love getting our team jersey on, buying peanuts, crackerjacks, and relaxing at the game. But, why add a child to the fun? Well, I guess many of us want our kids to get as excited at the game as we do, and if you have a child that truly does, great! Take them! […]
How do I pick the best school for my child and what if my child has special needs? If you have a baby and you live in a big city like Chicago, then soon enough you will be thinking, “Oh boy, what activities do I sign him up for? Where do I register for preschool? […]
Your child has an autism spectrum disorder and you live in Illinois or you want to live in Illinois. You start calling friends, joining chat rooms, and asking all over for information on autism, on Illinois, on schools, on legislation, on support groups, and on therapy providers. I have news for you, your research is […]
Summer is meant to be active, fun, and exhausting for children but sometimes the weather just won’t cooperate. What do you do on days when they can’t run outside, swim, or barbeque? You Fandango! Remember these words of wisdom for the best theater experience with your children. Top tips for a trip with kids to […]