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Category Archives: Occupational therapy

Cooking activity of the month: grizzly s’mores

Graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate have been a campfire favorite for years. Take your s’mores to the next level with these adorable Grizzly s’mores. They’re easy to make and a delicious way to spend time with your little one.


Handwriting: Many Paths Up the Mountain

There’s an old saying “There are many paths up the mountain, but the view of the moon from the top is the same.” This is the big takeaway from a recent interview about handwriting with one of LEEP’s Occupational Therapists, Tish Graf. Quite plainly, there are many different tools at an OT’s disposal to guide your child in their quest to the top of
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NPDDF Guest Speaker Highlight: Rick Solomon

Meet Richard Solomon, MD, the founder of The PLAY™ Project (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters) and the Medical Director at The Ann Arbor Center for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Rick has nearly 20 years experience working with thousands of children with Autism spectrum disorders as a developmental and behavioral pediatrician. He’s also committed to sharing his successful techniques with other practitioners; through the
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OT Improv and Sports Camps

Michaja Prendergast, the Head of LEEP’s talented OT team, is bringing back two summer camps. Both groups run June 22nd- August 14th. Improv Camp – Tuesdays and Thursdays – 4pm-5:30pm – Ages 8+ A great Chicago comedian, a quick-witted speech therapist, and whimsical occupational therapist have joined forces once again to lead this awesome improv camp! In this group we get to exercise our
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