NSPT Blog Categories

Below are links to online databases containing categorized lists from all the blogs, webisodes and knowledge nuggets posted on the North Shore Pediatric Therapy website.

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Happy Travels with a Child with Sensory Processing Disorder

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Throughout the year, you and your family are bound to hit the…
benefits of neuropsychology testing

Neuropsychological evaluations for kids

How can neuropsychological testing benefit my child? Testing…

Be Prepared for Winter Break

The holidays can be magical and peaceful, but it can also mean…
Bully Pointing And Laughing At Boy

Bullying: Helping the Child who is the Bully

Written by: Erilda Borici, LCPC Licensed Clinical Professional…

A Small Break from Therapy - What's the Big Deal?

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Written by: Erilda Borici and Olivia Smith Now that warm weather…

How to Choose a Halloween Costume for a Child With Sensory Processing Disorder

Halloween is a time for kids to dress up in fun costumes, however,…

What Are Executive Function Skills?

Many of us have heard executive functioning used in terms of…

How to Get Your Kid to Sleep in Their Own Bed

Bedtime can be a stressful time of the day for both children…

Why is Mindset Important for Child Development?

Kids thrive on pleasing their parents, so when your child does…

4 Fun Ways to Practice Handwriting

As we all know, practicing handwriting is not a kid’s top pick…

What You Need to Know About Sensory Diets

While it is called a “diet,” it’s not a FOOD diet,…

IEP Legal Rights

This guest blog was written by Sandra Strassman-Alperstein. As…

IEP Meetings From a Mom's Perspective

I have worked for North Shore Pediatric Therapy for more than…

The Difference Between Positive and Negative Reinforcement

Trying to figure out different ways to approach behavior can…

How to Use Visual Supports at Home for Language Development

For children with receptive and expressive language disorders,…

Parenting vs. Technology: Helpful Strategies to Combat Electronic Overload

Chromebooks, iPads, Nooks, oh my! It would not be surprising…

Help! My Child is Wetting the Bed

Wetting the bed is a very common issue that occurs with many…

How to Help Your Child Who Feels Overworked in School

Does your child feel overworked in school? School-related stress…

How Do Weighted Blankets Work?

Does your child have trouble sitting still for long periods?…

Help for Defiance

Life can already be busy enough making sure your child gets through…

Why is Toe Walking Bad?

Idiopathic toe walking is a type of walking pattern that occurs…

How to Make Financial and Legal Decisions for My Child with Special Needs

This guest post is from Benjamin Rubin. Estate planning for…

Managing Anxiety in the Classroom

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Anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues in our…

What is a Tongue Thrust?

A tongue thrust is the most commonly known type of Orofacial…

Red Flags for a Speech or Language Delay

It may be difficult to know whether or not your child is showing…