At the Treffert Center, we are reminded on a daily basis that children already know what we work hard to remember. Play is a great endeavor leading to acceptance, belonging and joy. We are thankful to the mother who shared the truth she learned from her young daughter.
A sensory diet is not always about food! A sensory diet is a specifically-designed activity plan that helps to provide the right amount of sensory input to help children stay energized, focused, organized and regulated throughout the day.
Technology is all around us. You can find an app for just about anything from tracking calories to organizing finance.
Agnesian Beyond Boundaries of Autism (ABBA) serves central Wisconsin offering the Early Start Denver Model and the Treffert Approach. Home-based and Center-based behavioral treatment services for children, 5 and under, with an autism diagnosis.
When I began my practice eons ago doctors, including me, each had our little black doctor’s bag. When making rounds we would bring it into the room with the tools for physical examination.
Hearing a child read a book aloud to his or her preschool classmates is a bit of a jarring experience, or seeing an 18-month-old child reading aloud the names of all the over-the-counter drugs as he or she passes by them seated nicely in the shopping cart as mom wheels down the aisle can capture
Written by: Katie Voskuil, RT(R), CPhT, Compounding Technician, Agnesian Pharmacy
Planet in hand
What’s the shape of your soul, psychological soul that is?
When seeing new patients I would always check their vital signs: pulse, blood pressure, respiration, temperature and shape of their psychological soul.
Halloween pumpkin in autumn forest
Written by: Emma Coffman, MS OTR/L, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Treffert Center & Clinic
Consider these tips for celebrating Halloween with children that have sensory or social challenges: