Entries by Robyn

What is Failure to Thrive and What Can Be Done About It? | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s Webisode, a Registered Dietitian discusses Failure to Thrive and how you can help. In this video you will learn: The causes of Failure to Thrive Steps and measures to take when your child shows signs of Failure to Thrive How a dietitian and a doctor can help when your child has Failure to […]

How to Maximize a Playdate for a Child with Speech Delays | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s webisode, a pediatric speech pathologist explains ways to help a child with speech delays play well with others. She provides useful strategies to encourage communications and respect between the children. For speech game ideas read our blog “5 Board Games That Promote Speech-Language Skills” The right timing for a playdate How to introduce a […]

3 Signs your Child is Ready to Read | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s webisode, an academic specialist introduces us to the 3 top indications a child is ready to start reading. Click here to read our blog titled “10 Signs of a Reading Disorder” In this video you will learn: What factors determines the child’s desire to read What is phonemic awareness Signs in the child’s […]

What is an Appropriate Age for Dating? | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s webisode, a pediatric social worker explains ways to determine at what age it is appropriate for your child to begin dating.  Click here to read our blog titled “5 Tips For Your Dating Teen” In this video you will learn: How to tell if your child is ready to date What factors weigh […]

Tips to Get a Child to Try a New Food | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s Webisode, a registered dietitian provides strategies to help your child to try new foods. In this video you will learn: When is it recommended to offer a child a new food How many exposures to a new food before we expect a child to eat it How to make a child feel comfortable […]

How to Determine if a Child Has Executive Functioning Difficulties | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s Webisode, a pediatric neuropsychologist explains ways to tell if a child struggles with executive functioning.  Click here to download a FREE checklist on Executive Functioning Signs by age! In this video you will learn: What factors the child struggles with daily How executive functioning issues start at home What a child needs help with […]

Differences and Similarities Between Occupational and Physical Therapy | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s Webisode, a pediatric occupational therapist explains ways to distinguish between occupational and physical therapy and how they are similar. In this video you will learn: To determine the differences between physical and occupational therapy How the two disciplines are alike What types of therapies are used for the different disciplines Video Transcription: Announcer: From […]

Tips to Help a child with ADHD in the School Setting | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s Webisode, a pediatric neuropsychologist explains strategies to assist a child with ADHD disorder in an academic environment. We will provide you with the basic principles you can apply to any child with ADHD in the classroom setting.  For more on ADHD, click here. In this video you will learn: Simple strategies to help […]

Tips to Overcome Shyness | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s Webisode, a pediatric social worker explains ways to help your child overcome shyness.  The following strategies are helpful if a child may have issues communicating with others and who is afraid of public. In this video you will learn: The natural approach to shyness 3 Tips to overcome shyness How to help a […]

When Friends Are A Bad Influence on Your Children | Pediatric Therapy Tv

In today’s webisode a Licensed Professional Counselor provides tips on what to do if our children are influenced badly outside of the home setting.  In this video you will learn: When a parent should discuss bad influences with the child How to best approach the bad influence situation What is the best way for the […]