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Meet Amy – New PT, DPT

Amy Lerma has recently joined our team of physical therapists at Easterseals Crossroads. We are so happy to have her as a member of our children’s service professionals; she is highly qualified, ready and excited to work with our families! Physical therapy for children can help build muscle strength and flexibility; improve coordination and balance;… Read more Meet Amy – New PT, DPT

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Celebrating Recreational Therapy

February is Recreational Therapy Month and at Easterseals Crossroads, we are dedicated to increasing awareness of recreational therapy services and the professionals who provide these services. February has been chosen as the month to start that conversation. Recreation therapy is individualized for each person according to past and present interests and overall lifestyle. Recreational therapists… Read more Celebrating Recreational Therapy

Behavior Strategies for your Child

 Build your Parenting Toolkit Tracy Gale, PsyD, HSPP, and Emmaleigh Badeaux, BS Children’s tantrums can be challenging for parents. Tantrums can be triggered by the desire to obtain access to a favorite item, to escape a situation, to get attention or to meet a sensory need. Luckily, there are strategies for making such outbursts less… Read more Behavior Strategies for your Child

Better Speech & Hearing Month

Recognizing Speech-Language Professionals As May comes to a close, we want to thank our Speech-Language professionals who assist the many individuals in our community who are living with communication disorders. We thank our highly-skilled speech-language pathologists and professionals: Theresa Armstrong Erin Bailey Chantal Bibeau Hillary Brinson Loren Crisp Amy Downer Sara George Raynell Herring Hayleigh Kanzler… Read more Better Speech & Hearing Month

All About OTs

Celebrating 100 Years of OT | Not only are occupational therapists  celebrating Occupational Therapist Month during April, they are also celebrating the 100th anniversary of the profession this year! Occupational therapy gained its roots after soldiers returned from WWI needing therapy. The National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy started in 1917 in Clifton Springs,… Read more All About OTs