Monthly Archives: August 2013

Olivia’s Place: 2012 ADVANCE Practice of the Year Finalist

August 27th, 2013 (No Comments)

At the end of 2012, Olivia’s Place was recognized on an international level.  Olivia’s Place earned Honorable Mention for ADVANCE Practice of the Year. The winning practices were recognized for providing superior consumer service using evidence-based care, staying true to the guiding principles of the profession, and promoting the profession of physical therapy. Advance Physical Therapy & […]

Olivia’s Place Professionals Share Their Time and Talents

August 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

Each of our staff members joins our team because they believe in our mission of improving the quality and accessibility of pediatric therapy in China.  Our therapists have a heart for kids, and many choose to work with children on a pro bono basis during their time off.  Read on to learn about some of […]

Video Game Use in Boys with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD

August 9th, 2013 (No Comments)

A study published in July 2013 in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, examined video game use in boys with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with those with ADHD or typical development.  The study also examined how specific symptoms and game features relate to problematic video game use across groups. Participants […]

Speech and Language Strategies for Parents & Educators: Articulation

August 9th, 2013 (No Comments)

One of the most important points to keep in mind when your child is receiving speech and language services is the importance of carrying over intervention in both the home and school settings. It is ideal for parents, therapists, and educators to work together and discuss the techniques that will be effective for each child. […]

Doctors, Teachers, and Therapists Join Hands to Reach out to Shanghai’s Kids

August 8th, 2013 (No Comments)

Currently, there is no systematic process to coordinate the identification, treatment, and education of young children with disabilities in China. Typically, professionals in the fields of medicine, rehabilitation, special education, and regular education work independently with little to no cross-discipline collaboration. This situation is somewhat akin to the Chinese tale about the blind men feeling […]