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Child’s Development at Home and How to Support It

If your child has a developmental disability, receiving the right services can make a difference in their development. Therapy enhances cognitive, physical, and social abilities, but progress doesn’t have to stop once the session ends.  Now, many children receive services through our Telehealth program. There are some important things that parents can do for their […]

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Remote Learning Tips for Special Needs Students

Back to school looks quite different this year for both families and teachers. As students and parents adjust to their new online learning and work-from-home schedules, teachers must adapt their curricula to meet at-home learners’ needs, including special needs students. Many teachers wonder how to make sure their special needs students are learning, even when […]

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LifeROOTS Continuing to Offer Early Intervention Services Through Telehealth

Although the COVID-19 health emergency has continued to suspend face-to-face Early Intervention services, LifeROOTS has been providing young children and their families with the critical support needed to continue their development – and progress – through Telehealth. Our Early Intervention Telehealth program provides a convenient, and effective, way for children from birth to 3 continue […]

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How Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology Can Improve Your Child’s Communication Abilities

Pediatric speech-language pathologists will work with children and teens to help them communicate more effectively by honing their verbal and non-verbal communication skills. They work closely with families to assess each child’s strengths and needs, and will develop an individualized treatment plan which can be used through early intervention, in school, or at home. While […]

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Why It’s So Important to Continue Your Child’s OT Services During the COVID-19 Health Emergency … and How Telehealth Can Keep Your Child On Track

Occupational Therapy, or OT, is a treatment meant to improve fine and gross motor skills, as well as motor planning. It may also be helpful for children who struggle with self-regulation and sensory processing. Children see occupational therapists for a variety of reasons, including: Motor skills – hand strength and dexterity, balance, or coordination Visual […]

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Early Intervention Services Available Through TELEHEALTH  

Although COVID-19 safety precautions have caused us to temporarily suspend face-to-face services, we are able to provide families with continued support and vital Early Intervention Services through TELEHEALTH. If you have been receiving Early Intervention Services at LifeROOTS, or if you think your child may qualify for Early Intervention and would like to begin the […]

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