Potty training the challenging child – Where to start?

Potty training the challenging child – Where to start?

Parents have been successfully potty training their children for years. Often, taking away underwear and spending a few days close to home and potty is enough to teach a child to successfully use the toilet. But, what about the trickier child? Whether it’s a diagnosis of Autism or Sensory Processing Disorder, or the skills are […]

The effect of physical space on emotional regulation

The effect of physical space on emotional regulation

A year ago, Spring OT expanded our clinic. New staff, new programming and continued client growth have made up a large part of the expansion process. But, one of the biggest and most important decisions was finding our physical space. I knew the right space would have a massive impact on the emotional regulation of […]

Should my child continue with Occupational Therapy over the summer?

Should my child continue with Occupational Therapy over the summer?

As the weather turns, so too do parents’ thoughts about summer plans. Come spring, our clients ask us for advice; should their child take the summer off or continue with therapy? Therapy during the summer gives families more time As much as we focus on our little clients, parents are our clients too. The best […]