Skill Development

By Grace Adams, Speech Pathologist. There are lots of ways to build your child’s vocabulary, and they don’t need to be complicated.Vocabulary refers to the set of words that a child knows. Vocabulary can be split into two types: receptive vocabulary and expressive vocabulary. A child’s receptive vocabulary consists of the words the child understands when he/she hears or reads

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Weight bearing through shoulders can strengthen arm and shoulder muscles to prepare for better hand skills and hand writing, as well as improving the strength and control of muscles that straighten the spine, neck and sometimes hips.  If our shoulder and arm muscles are strong, we can better control the small muscles in our hands and fingers.Pushing heavy things:¨ Help to push

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