What are Social Stories?

Therapist at Children's Therapy Corner in Midland with child

If you have ever wondered, “What exactly are social stories?”, or have a child that has difficulty with transitions, unexpected environments or social skills, this article is for you. I’m here to introduce social stories and hopefully inspire you to give them a try. Social stories were developed to better help children with Autism navigate social situations, but can be … Read More

Weighted Blankets

Baby with blanket

Weighted blankets provide deep pressure input and can be used as a calming tool. The calming effects have been found to decrease activity level, increase focus, and improve sleep. Lap pads and “lap snakes” are  similar tools but are smaller in size and more commonly used during seated tasks. They can be placed either on the child’s lap or shoulders. … Read More

Tummy Time

Baby looking in mirror while on tummy

The Importance of Tummy Time As a baby grows and develops, it is very important that he has the opportunity to play in different positions. Since babies spend time on their backs while sleeping and in car seats, it is important that while they are awake, they have supervised tummy time. Trying to minimize the time your baby spends in … Read More