Parent Seminars


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  

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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…)


Understanding Your Sensory Kid – FREE Parent Seminar (April 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Mar 16, 2017   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources, What's New  

April 2017 Understanding Your Sensory Kid

When: April 6, 2017 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.**


Feeding Clinic – FREE Parent Seminar (March 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Feb 15, 2017   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

March 2017 Feeding Clinic

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

Where: Leaps and Bounds

We have been addressing feeding and oral motor skills for 11 years, but we are excited to announce our NEW feeding clinic. Join as at our upcoming FREE Parent Seminar as we share information about our approach to feeding, what we have to offer and why we have created the Leaps & Bounds Feeding Clinic as a way to better serve our families.

**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.**


Executive Function: Skills for Success

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 23, 2017   Category: Articles, Parent Seminars, Resources, What's New  

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As adults, we don’t talk back to our boss when we disagree and we refrain from honking the horn when someone cuts us off on the road because we have control over our behaviors. We look at problems from different angles or attempt different strategies until we are successful because we can think flexibly. Adults can recall an address and simple driving directions for a period of time without writing them down thanks to our developed working memory. We are successful adults today not because we were born with executive function skills, but because we developed these skills through our experiences through childhood and adolescence. With each experience we learned what made us successful, what strategies worked for us, and built our “library of executive function”. We have both the books with the experiences and the catalogue system by which to locate the right book for the moment. By the time we had our first jobs, we had a decent sized library to pull information from but we continued to learn from our experiences and still are today.

Although all children are born with the capacity to develop these skills there are some children that require additional support. A child that has attention difficulties may miss cues that can help them assess (more…)


Executive Functioning (FREE Parent Seminar – February 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 23, 2017   Category: Events, Parent Seminars, Resources  

February 2017 Executive Functioning

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

Where: Leaps and Bounds

What is executive function? Hear from an occupational therapist why working memory, inhibitory control, time management, and other executive functioning skills are vital to your child’s future success. Find out how you can facilitate your child’s development in this area throughout the school-aged years.

**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.**






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