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Behavioral Change Requires Relational Security At AVCTC we believe that children’s behaviors are their best available way to communicate their state of regulation and/or current abilities. We have tossed aside the common notion that children primarily use behavior either to get something or to get out of something. The scientific community is now recognizing that there is …

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Pediatric OT Curated Gift Guide for 2020

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Four Reasons Why Your Child Can’t Sit Still

Four Reasons Why Your Child Can’t Sit Still by Brittney Weinerth MS, OTR/L Back in 2014, an Occupational Therapist named Angela Hanscom wrote an article for The Washington Post that described why so many kids can’t sit still nowadays and the post went viral. It seems that pediatric occupational therapists aren’t the only one noticing …

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What Does School Readiness Mean?

  Written by Windy Chou MS, OTR/L Many of the thoughts that race through parents’ heads when choosing a preschool involve wondering what kind of discipline system they have, what teaching philosophy the school provides academically or socially, what are the facilities like, how accommodating or communicative will the staff be about their children’s progress, …

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