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Emotional Regulation and Your Child

by Loren Burnett, Occupational Therapist, Children’s Therapy Major changes in routine due to COVID-19, including virtual schooling, decreased social and play opportunities, and limited access to community resources such as parks, playgrounds and pools have greatly impacted everyone. Our children, who depend on structure and routine, as well as inte...

Child Development

Emotional Regulation and Your Child

by Loren Burnett, Occupational Therapist, Children’s Therapy Major changes in routine due to COVID-19, including virtual schooling, decreased social and play opportunities, and limited access to community resources such as parks, playgrounds and pools have greatly impacted everyone. Our children, who depend on structure and routine, as well as inte...

Childhood Weight Management

Has Your Child Been Diagnosed with Obesity? Get Help Making Fitness Fun for the Whole Family!

by Natalie Frei, PT, DPT, Children’s Therapy, Valley Medical Center Childhood obesity has increased significantly (two to threefold, depending on the age group) in the past few decades in the United States. Nationally, 18.5% of children are currently obese with 13.7 million children and adolescents ages 2-19 affected. Washington state youth obesity...

Infant/Toddler

Emotional Regulation and Your Child

by Loren Burnett, Occupational Therapist, Children’s Therapy Major changes in routine due to COVID-19, including virtual schooling, decreased social and play opportunities, and limited access to community resources such as parks, playgrounds and pools have greatly impacted everyone. Our children, who depend on structure and routine, as well as inte...

Pediatric Sleep

Sleep Resources for a Better Night’s Rest from Sleep Expert Wynne Chen, MD

“The best part of my job as a sleep physician is having the opportunity to meet interesting people every day and educate them about a vital part of their daily lives that is often overlooked–their sleep.” Wynne Chen, MD, Pulmonary & Sleep Disorder Clinic “We now know that common sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) sp...

Safety

Re-Thinking Halloween in Pandemic Times: Frightfully Fun Tips for Celebrating Safely

by Kari Tanta, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Rehab Manager, Children’s Therapy If you are like me and have read headlines such as “CDC says no trick-or-treating” or “Halloween is cancelled,” your heart likely sunk. In our neighborhood and so many others, Halloween is a festive time of year that young and old look forward to. Houses are lit up and on the 31st...

Teen

Re-Thinking Halloween in Pandemic Times: Frightfully Fun Tips for Celebrating Safely

by Kari Tanta, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Rehab Manager, Children’s Therapy If you are like me and have read headlines such as “CDC says no trick-or-treating” or “Halloween is cancelled,” your heart likely sunk. In our neighborhood and so many others, Halloween is a festive time of year that young and old look forward to. Houses are lit up and on the 31st...