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What is Social Thinking®

Posted By: Lisa Cooseman on May 23, 2016   Category: Articles, Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

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Social Thinking®

Michelle Garcia Winner developed Social Thinking® in the 1990’s when working as a speech language pathologist in a high school. She quickly learned that she was working with many kids that had undiagnosed social deficits that were not being effectively addressed. Michelle designed and continues to build her Social Thinking® program to work with kids that have social cognitive deficits.

Social competence is not entirely something that is taught. However, we expect that kids can be effective in interacting with others (more…)


One Day Fun Day: Red, White & Blue Messy Play

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on May 23, 2016   Category: Events, Resources  

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When: Friday, July 1, 2016 4:00pm-7:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

What: Children will be able to participate in 4th of July themed activities and LOTS of fun!

Price: $45 per child/$40 per child for 2 or more siblings

Ages: 3 – 12


***Please note we will be providing pizza for dinner. However, if your child has food allergies or sensitivities, please plan on supplying your child with an alternative meal***


Pediatric therapists will direct the workshop. Limited space is available.
Please register by June 24th, 2016 by calling 636-928-LEAP (5327) to reserve a spot for your child!


Social Thinking®/ Zones of Regulation (FREE Parent Seminar-June 2016)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on May 16, 2016   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

When: June 2, 2016 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

In this seminar, therapists discuss why our children struggle to “fit in” and what we can do about it. We will discuss the Social Thinking® curriculum by Michelle Garcia Winner and how we utilize it at Leaps and Bounds.

**There will be no cost for this seminar. Seating is limited. Call 636-928-5327 or email info@leapsandboundskids.com to RSVP to reserve your spot. Please include your phone number if you register by email.**


Better Hearing & Speech Month – May 2016

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Apr 28, 2016   Category: Events, Resources, What's New  

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month and at Leaps & Bounds we’re excited to let you know that we are offering FREE Speech Screenings for the month of May!
We’ve also put together a fun calendar with an activity each day for the whole month of May to help promote better hearing & speech!
Want to learn more about Leaps & Bounds’ approach to Speech Therapy? Check out our Speech Team blog:
http://www.leapsandboundskids.com/leaps-bounds-speech-team

2016 Speech screening flyer - half sheet


Making Mealtime FUN! (FREE Parent Seminar-May 2016)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Apr 28, 2016   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

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Are meals stressful at your house? An occupational therapist will discuss some of the sensory, motor, and behavioral factors that can impact feeding and how this can play a role in your child’s mealtime.
Explore options for decreasing mealtime stresses and battles.
Learn ways to identify when additional resources would be beneficial.

When: May 5, 2016 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

**There will be no cost for this seminar. Seating is limited. Call 636-928-5327 or email info@leapsandboundskids.com to RSVP to reserve your spot. Please include your phone number if you register by email.**


Mom’s Morning Out – May 2016

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Apr 28, 2016   Category: Events, Resources  

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Have your little one join us for a morning of fun that will be filled with movement, creative play, social skills, and fine motor activities led by a licensed therapist. A snack will also be provided.

Ages: 2-5 years old
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Where: Leaps and Bounds
Price: $20 per child each session

Please call 636-928-LEAP (5327) to sign your child up today!


One Day Fun Day: Let’s Spring Into Action (Movement & Sensory) (April 2016)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Mar 21, 2016   Category: Events, Resources  

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When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 12:30-3:30PM

Where: Leaps and Bounds

What: Moving and grooving with sensory activities, snack time and lots of fun!

Price: $45 per child/$40 per child for 2 or more siblings

Ages: 3 – 12

Pediatric therapists will direct the workshop. Limited space is available.
Please call 636-928-LEAP (5327) to reserve a spot for your child!


Understanding Your Sensory Kid (FREE Parent Seminar-April 2016)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Mar 21, 2016   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

When: April 7, 2016 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

This seminar defines sensory processing and its impact on a child’s attention, learning, behavior, motor skills, feeding, social skills and emotional development.

**There will be no cost for this seminar. Seating is limited. Call 636-928-5327 or email info@leapsandboundskids.com to RSVP to reserve your spot. Please include your phone number if you register by email.**


One Day Fun Day: All Things Messy! (March 2016)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Feb 15, 2016   Category: Events, Resources  

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When: Saturday, March 12, 2016 12:30-3:30PM

Where: Leaps and Bounds

What: “Messy” bins, crafts, painting, shaving cream play, and MORE!
Please bring a towel and wear clothes that can get messy or bring a change of clothes!

Price: $45 per child/$40 per child for 2 or more siblings

Ages: 3 – 12

Pediatric therapists will direct the workshop. Limited space is available.
Please call 636-928-LEAP (5327) to reserve a spot for your child!


How OT can make a difference in your child’s reading (FREE Parent Seminar-March 2016)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Feb 15, 2016   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

When: March 3, 2016 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Reading is a lifelong skill and a meaningful activity needed in daily life. For kids that struggle with reading, it can be exhausting to “work” on this challenging skill and can cause dislike for reading. Occupational therapists can address reading in many ways to help kids learn to love reading. Dr. Lenin Grajo will discuss how OT can make a difference in your child’s reading abilities, as well as strategies you can do at home.

**There will be no cost for this seminar. Seating is limited. Call 636-928-5327 or email info@leapsandboundskids.com to RSVP to reserve your spot. Please include your phone number if you register by email.**