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Recommended Pride Books for Kids from Children’s Therapy

Submitted by Barbara Bryant, SLP, Children’s Therapy Books are an amazing resource we can share with the children (and adults!) in our lives. A good book can give you a peek into a place you have never visited, a job or activity you have never done, or meet characters living a completely different life than yours. They can also help you realize tha...

Child Development

Recommended Pride Books for Kids from Children’s Therapy

Submitted by Barbara Bryant, SLP, Children’s Therapy Books are an amazing resource we can share with the children (and adults!) in our lives. A good book can give you a peek into a place you have never visited, a job or activity you have never done, or meet characters living a completely different life than yours. They can also help you realize tha...

Childhood Weight Management

Core Workout for Kids

By occupational therapists Loren Burnett, OTR/L & Madeleine McBroom, OTR/L, Children’s Therapy at Valley Medical Center Performing these exercises will help your child build core muscles, supporting their overall core strength and stability. When performing the exercises, your child should not feel pain, and should remember to breathe when hold...

Children’s Therapy

Recommended Pride Books for Kids from Children’s Therapy

Submitted by Barbara Bryant, SLP, Children’s Therapy Books are an amazing resource we can share with the children (and adults!) in our lives. A good book can give you a peek into a place you have never visited, a job or activity you have never done, or meet characters living a completely different life than yours. They can also help you realize tha...

Infant/Toddler

Benefits of Birth with Valley Family Medicine

https://www.youtube.com/embed/lx9O3gc6uHo Personalized Care for Pregnancy, Delivery and Beyond—Get to Know Valley Family Medicine  Valley Family Medicine is Valley Medical Center’s family medicine residency program serving the South King County community for nearly 40 years. Our resident and faculty physicians specialize in obstetrics and are here...

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

COVID Vaccine and Our Kids: Help Them Get Their ‘Cootie Shot’

by Betsy De La Rosa, Betsy De La Rosa, MA, CCC-SLP, Bilingual Spanish-English Speech Language Pathologist at Children’s Therapy, Valley Medical Center Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is available to people 12 years and older and is expected to be approved for younger children soon, this is a great time to talk to children about getting the vaccine. W...

Teen

The More We Know About Autism, The More We Can Accept and Include the 5+ Million with Autism

By Kari Tanta, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Rehab Manager Children’s Therapy and Kimberleigh Bechtolt, Community Engagement Associate, Washington Autism Alliance While April has long been known as Autism Awareness Month, awareness alone does not go far enough in addressing the needs of this community. A study from the Centers for Disease Control estimates ab...