Posts by: Lauren Hershfield, MSC OT, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - gross motor development

Summer Fun for Preschoolers • Gross Motor Development

Summer Fun for Preschoolers • Gross Motor Development   Sometimes simple and cheap ideas are the best to provide entertainment and...

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How Does Handedness in Babies Develop and When?

Handedness in Babies, What Parents Need to Know   While handedness in babies may begin showing by the time they begin to pick up...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Limit ExerSaucer Playtime

As moms and dads, we all know the precious time we can get to ourselves is minimum. Having five minutes to grab laundry or have a cup of...

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Dementia

How To Talk To Your Kids About Dementia   Having a great- grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease, I often grapple with how to explain...

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Sensory Processing Disorder And Sensory Integration Issues

Sensory Processing Disorder And Sensory Integration Issues   Sensory processing or sensory integration (SI) , as defined by the...

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Don’t Cramp My Style – Baby Crawling 101

Don’t Cramp My Style – Baby Crawling 101   There are LOTs of different types of crawling out there- have you ever watched a baby...