Resources

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Hop Into Spring – One Day Fun Day (March 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Feb 17, 2017   Category: Events, Resources, What's New  

One Day Fun Day - Hop Into Spring Mar 2017

When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 12:30pm-3:30pm

Where: Leaps and Bounds

What: Children will be able to participate in spring themed games, sensory activities, snack 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 register by calling 636-928-LEAP (5327) to reserve a spot for your child!


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.**


Dental Day at Leaps & Bounds (February 2017)

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Feb 10, 2017   Category: Events, Resources, What's New  

Dentist Day flyer


February – Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted By: Carrie Salyer on Feb 10, 2017   Category: Articles, Resources, What's New  

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February is Children’s Dental Health Month!

We know visiting the dentist can be a struggle for some kids and we’re excited to be able to give kids the opportunity to help change their perspective of going to the dentist at our upcoming Dental Day (more…)


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.**


Spring Break: Learning Enrichment Camp (March 2017)

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

The Superhero in All of Us
March 20th – 24th
9:00AM – 3:00PM

Leaps & Bounds is happy to announce that our previous Learning Enrichment Camps were such a huge success that we’ll be offering another camp this Spring! Please click on the flyer below for more details.

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Please call the office at 636-928-LEAP (5327) with any questions or to sign your child up today!


Mom’s Morning Out (February 2017)

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

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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.

Theme: Clovers & Leprechauns
Ages: 2-5 years old
When: Monday, February 27, 2017 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!


2017 Winter/Spring Programs

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 9, 2017   Category: Groups, Resources, What's New  

We are now accepting registrations for our 2017 Winter/Spring Programs!

This winter/spring we will be offering all of our fun and amazing groups along with our recreational fun days and FREE Parent Seminars. However, we’d like to highlight a few new and exciting things coming up:

*Leaps & Bounds Feeding Clinic

*New Groups:

Executive Functioning (Ages 10-12 years)
Yoga and Self-Regulation (Ages 6-8 years)

*Spring Break Learning Enrichment Camp:

The Superhero in All of Us
March 20th-March 24th

Please see the attached flyer below for more details:

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Contact Leaps & Bounds by calling 636-928-LEAP(5327) or emailing info@leapsandboundskids.com with any questions or to sign your child up today!


Sensory Meltdowns

Posted By: Lisa Cooseman on Jan 3, 2017   Category: Articles, Parent Seminars, Resources  

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If you are a parent of a child that has difficulty processing sensory input, you may know all too well what a meltdown can look like and how difficult it can be to manage. Sensory meltdowns do not respond effectively to behavioral approaches. As parents, handling these meltdowns behaviorally may be the only strategy we know. If kids are having a sensory meltdown, they are likely not in control of their actions or words. (more…)