Tummy Time & Your Child’s Development
Tummy time, the amount of time your baby spends on their belly while awake and supervised, is the foundation of sensory motor skills development in an infant.
According to a report published in the peer-reviewed journal Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, pediatric societies “strongly encourage ‘a certain amount of tummy time’ … to counteract the effects of sleep position on awake positioning practices and subsequent development.”
Our new website provides a clean, fully responsive design with improved functionality to help you find the information you need.
In addition, we’ve updated the content to give you a clear understanding of who we are, the services we provide and how Skills 4 Life Pediatric Occupational Therapy can help your child become successful at home and school. (more…)
In addition to all that Skills 4 Life has to offer, we are thrilled to announce that we will now be extending therapeutic services to the birth to four population. Skills 4 Life is proud to welcome Yrma Perdomo and Sense-Able Connections
, to our team!
Yrma Perdomo is an occupational therapist with a specialty in neurodevelopmental intervention strategies for children ranging from birth to 4 years old. She is passionate about providing child-centered care, proactive caregiver education, and on-going parent support. Yrma strives to incite positive changes in the neurological foundation that their child’s life-long development, function, and future academic potential is built upon. (more…)
I’m excited to share my fifth annual holiday gift guide with you! I’ve added new educational and therapeutic games, toys, and activities to allow your child to have fun while learning.
Many games focus on multiple skill sets and therefore may be listed under more than one category. The games are organized based on the skill sets that your child might benefit from developing.
After years of dedication to growing my business and providing the best to all of my students, I am proud to announce that my team at Skills 4 Life is expanding. Knowing when to hire new team members is an art and a risk, and I couldn’t be happier to join forces with Allyson Bowman – a superstar who will be helping to serve my growing clientele. It was a big leap for me to hire a therapist to help me serve clients, and I wanted to be certain to find someone with the same passion for working with students that I have. Please join me in giving Allyson a warm welcome to Skills 4 Life!
Allyson Bowman, COTA/L, is a Licensed Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and is completing her certification to be a Certified Handwriting Specialist through the Handwriting Without Tears program. In one word, Allyson would describe herself as being extremely flexible. She adapts well to any situation and will always keep trying new things to ensure the success of the students she works with. (more…)