Parent Seminars


2018 FREE Parent Seminar Schedule

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Dec 7, 2017   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

Our 2018 FREE Parent Seminar Schedule is out! Take a look and let us know if you’re interested in attending any of these great seminars! We hope to see you soon!


Sensory Tools – FREE Parent Seminar (November 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Oct 6, 2017   Category: Parent Seminars, Resources  

When: November 2, 2017 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Learn about a variety of sensory strategies and sensory tools to use with your child. Therapists will discuss how to use these tools to help your child with attention, behavior and self-regulation.

**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.**


Sensory Kids in the Classroom – FREE Parent Seminar (October 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Sep 26, 2017   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

When: October 5, 2017 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

This seminar will discuss challenges that sensory kids might face in the classroom setting. Parents and teachers will learn sensory strategies that can help facilitate attention, arousal level, learning and positive behavior. Click on the flyer above for more details.

**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.**


Sensory Kids in the Classroom

Posted By: Carrie Salyer on Sep 25, 2017   Category: Articles, Parent Seminars, Resources  

“Sit still.”
“Pay attention.”
“Keep your hands to yourself.”
“You lose 10 minutes of recess.”

These are phrases that sensory-kids often hear throughout their school day. Sitting still, paying attention, and keeping hands to himself can be super tricky for a child with sensory processing challenges…and losing 10 minutes of recess is likely the worst consequence a sensory-seeking kid could be given. It is important to understand the needs of a sensory kid in order to (more…)


Yoga & Self-Regulation – FREE Parent Seminar (September 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Aug 1, 2017   Category: Parent Seminars, Resources, What's New  

When: September 7, 2017 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Have you ever considered yoga as being beneficial for your child?
In this seminar we will discuss the relationship between yoga and the benefit for children with sensory, motor planning, and self-regulation needs.
Learn ways to incorporate deep breathing and yoga poses into daily routines.

**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.**


Child Development for the New and Expectant Parent

Posted By: Lisa Cooseman on May 22, 2017   Category: Articles, Parent Seminars, Resources, What's New  

Adding a new member to your family can be both exciting and terrifying. You may buy all of the books, read all of the blogs and posts, talk to all of your friends that have kids but are you really ready? (more…)


Child Development for the New and Expectant Parent – FREE Parent Seminar (June 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on May 22, 2017   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources, What's New  

When: June 1, 2017 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

There are so many things to learn and consider as you enter into parenthood. We have put together some information about developmental milestones, sleeping, eating, technology and lots of other things that new and expectant parents are thinking about.

**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.**


Speech & Language Highlight: Is Your Child A Late Talker?

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Apr 21, 2017   Category: Articles, Parent Seminars, Resources  

Speech pic

Is Your Child A Late Talker?

Have you ever looked at your child’s peers and wished your child communicated like they did? Have you been frustrated because you try to have him or her imitate a word but he or she just (more…)


Speech & Language Tips for Late Talkers – FREE Parent Seminar (May 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Apr 21, 2017   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources, What's New  

May 2017 Speech & Language Tips for Late Talkers

When: May 4, 2017 7:30pm-9:00pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Is your child using fewer words than other children of his/her age? In this seminar, a speech-language pathologist will provide an explanation of speech and language milestones along with different strategies to help your child’s communication 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.**


Sensory Processing Q&A

Posted By: Lisa Cooseman on Mar 16, 2017   Category: Articles, Parent Seminars, Resources, What's New  

Sensory Proc Q&A

What does sensory processing mean for you?

At Leaps and Bounds, we often have Occupational Therapy students come in to observe the work we do. We recently had Makenna, an OT student from Maryville, observing a session with one of our Occupational Therapists, Kelsey. After the session, Makenna expressed to Kelsey that she had struggled with many of the same things that she observed in Kelsey’s client, Maya.

Makenna remembered as a child feeling bothered by clothes and having difficulty managing (more…)