Pediatric Boulevard’s Ultimate Gift List for Kids!
Toys that benefit a child’s physical and communication development
With the Christmas season upon us, our therapists often get the question: “WHAT should I buy my kid for Christmas to aid with their physical and communication development?” Given this is a common question with most parents, we asked our physical, occupational, and speech therapists to collaborate and develop a list of toys that they would recommend. Our licensed therapists came up with a great list of toys, categorized by age group, to stimulate and facilitate ANY child’s development. Read More
Happy Halloween vs. Halloween Horror
Tips to help your child have a fun and sensory-friendly Halloween!
Halloween should be a fun and enjoyable time for every child; however, some children with special needs will need some modifications to make their Halloween enjoyable.
Have you ever wondered why your child’s body seems “floppy”? Do their muscles feel “loose”? Ever feel like your little one feels especially “heavy” to carry or lift, more so than they should? Maybe they feel as if they are slipping through your grasp when trying to pick them up?
Low muscle tone, officially defined as Hypotonia, could be the cause of these symptoms. The official cause of Hypotonia is unknown; however, it is very common and can be present in normal infants, as well as infants with specific diagnoses such as Down’s Syndrome or Prematurity. If a child has Hypotonia, it is very likely for them to present with delayed milestones such as sitting, crawling, walking and even speaking. Read More
We are excited to announce that Pediatric Boulevard has a new website! We will be continuously updating our website in the next few weeks. Should you run into any issues, please do not hesitate to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at: (704) 821-0568. Read More