Lumiere Children's Therapy Resource

Occupational Therapy: Sensory Bins

Occupational Therapy: Sensory Bins

            Imagine dipping your hands into a bin full of marbles. The rainbow colors striking…

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Child Therapy: Valentine’s Day❤️

Child Therapy: Valentine's Day❤️

Valentine’s Day is a not about the candy, cards, teddy bears, nor flowers. It is…

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Child Speech Therapy: Advanced Reading Skills📚

Child Speech Therapy: Advanced Reading Skills📚

As discussed last week, pre-reading skills emerge as early as 1 year old. Formal reading…

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Child Speech Therapy: Emerging Reading Skills📖

Child Speech Therapy: Emerging Reading Skills📖

Although most children learn to read between 6-7 years old, pre-reading skills emerge at as…

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Occupational Therapy: Shoe Laces👟

Occupational Therapy: Shoe Laces👟

Goodbye Velcro shoes, hello laces! As children enter elementary school, they become more independent with…

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Child Speech Therapy: Cleft Lip/Palate

Child Speech Therapy: Cleft Lip/Palate

Cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most frequent birth defects in the US.…

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Child Speech Therapy: Speech Sound Development

Child Speech Therapy: Speech Sound Development

“Dat wabbit eat tarrot”. This phrase may be easily translated into “that rabbit eats a…

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Child Speech Therapy: Teaching Feelings

Child Speech Therapy: Teaching Feelings

Identifying one’s feelings and emotions can be challenging for children, sometimes resulting in inappropriate reactions…

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Child Therapy: Holiday Parties🎉

Child Therapy: Holiday Parties🎉

Holiday season can be overwhelming for anyone, but it is especially hard on children. Anticipation…

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Child Therapy: Chicago Holiday List🎁

Child Therapy: Chicago Holiday List🎁

Toys are great tools to facilitate fine motor, gross motor, and speech development, but experiences…

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Child Therapy: Toy List 2017

Child Therapy: Toy List 2017

Scurrying to finish all your Christmas shopping in time? Fear not, Lumiere Children’s 2017 Christmas…

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Child Speech Therapy: Teaching Body Parts

Child Speech Therapy: Teaching Body Parts

There is nothing cuter than watching your child point to their button nose after the…

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Occupational Therapy: Conquering The Zipper

Occupational Therapy: Conquering the Zipper

As we enter the season of snowstorms and blustering winds, puffy winter coats and warm…

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Child Therapy: Giving Thanks🦃

Child Therapy: Giving Thanks🦃

Between meal prep, holiday decorating, house cleaning, and out of town guests, the true meaning…

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Child Therapy: Bullying And Stuttering

Child Therapy: Bullying and Stuttering

         Bullying is a problem for many school-aged children, and often times…

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Child Speech Therapy: Auditory Processing Disorder

Child Speech Therapy: Auditory Processing Disorder

Easily distracted. Falling behind in school. Struggles to follow verbal directions. These are common signs…

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Child Therapy: Fall Activities

Child Therapy: Fall activities

Ben With Halloween only a week away, get in the spirit with some Halloween-themed crafts…

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Child Therapy: Feeding And Fine Motor Development

Child Therapy: Feeding and Fine Motor Development

When your child starts to feed himself, he is tapping into his fine motor skills.…

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Child Therapy: Tips For Transitions

Child Therapy: Tips for Transitions

Starting your day might be as simple as a wave goodbye, or as difficult as…

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Child Occupational Therapy: Handwriting

Child Occupational Therapy: Handwriting

In a world full of technology, handwriting seems to take the backseat but there are…

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