Road Trippin’ with Cobb Pediatric!

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The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen and the memories you’ve made along the way.   Talk about a sunny way of life: Santa Rosa boasts a relaxed pace and the colors are saturated with turquoise, deep blues and the warm oranges of beachside sunsets. Coupled with white-sandy… Read more »

Exercises Kids Can Do for Different Parts of the Body Using Foam Rollers

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Sometimes called frollers, foam rollers are well known to therapists and athletes. They are sold in sporting goods and department stores, and come in various shapes and sizes – the most common being 36 inches long and six inches round. They look a little like short, stubby pool noodles, but they are shorter and denser…. Read more »

Road Trippin’ with Cobb Pediatric!

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not   ~Ralph Waldo Emerson   In a state known for its Outer Banks, historic lighthouse and NASCAR, North Carolina is a great place to take a road trip and of course, live. North Carolinians are… Read more »

Gym Class Activities for Children with Poor Motor Skills

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Through games, sports, and play, students can continuously develop their motor skills to help make them more successful both inside and outside the classroom. Use these related tips to boost your OT regime. Core Strengthening Without a stable core, children may struggle to sit still at a desk or to carry out fine motor tasks…. Read more »

Road Trippin’ with Cobb Pediatric!

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People don’t take trips; trips take people. ~John Steinbeck   The Palmetto State has more than enough attractions, historical landmarks, picturesque small towns, beaches, natural wonders and even a few ghost stories to keep you and your family “chilled,” excited and interested. So, come “Carolina Shag” with us as we drive through South Carolina with the… Read more »

How to Help Antisocial Children in Your Classroom

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It’s normal for children to exhibit both positive and negative behavior at different times as they age and develop. But some students display high levels of antisocial tendencies – in some cases, as early as the age of three. Antisocial behavior is manageable, but early intervention is key. Research has concluded that, if left untreated… Read more »

Road Trippin’ with Cobb Pediatric!

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Not all who wander are lost. ~J.R.R. Tolkien   They say everything is bigger in Texas and undoubtedly, The Lone Star State is charged with electricity and folks come here to watch cowboys rope and ride, eat brisket and listen to bluegrass. So, saddle-up (leave those spurs at home) and take a trip with us as we… Read more »

How to Fix “Toe Walking” Before It’s Too Late

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More than half of children who toe walk will stop doing so on their own by the age of five. But for those who continue to experience this condition – and to curb the problem before it’s too late – there are some highly effective steps that therapists, as well as parents and other caregivers,… Read more »

Bubble Wrap in the Classroom?!

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Who doesn’t love bubble wrap? Even as adults, we can’t resist the urge to pop those bubbles as soon as we see them arrive when a package is delivered. The bigger, the better! So while it sounds a bit off the wall upon first hearing it, it makes sense that working with bubble wrap would… Read more »

Top Apps for Speech Therapists: Verb News

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Kids and iPads. Playing news anchor. Interactive, fun activities. What better way to master verb tenses that can otherwise be boring and difficult? Created by a certified speech and language pathologist, Verb News is a dynamic new app for students to learn and practice verbs in the simple present, present continuous, simple past and simple… Read more »