Monthly Archives: September 2013

Olivia’s Place and Shanghai Mamas Team Up to Get Your Monsters Moving!

September 25th, 2013 (No Comments)

A healthy body keeps the mind strong and clear, yet busy families can find it challenging to carve out big blocks of time for fitness. Complex schedules, pollution, bad weather, and lack of facilities can contribute to reduced physical activity. The good news is that a few simple additions of physical activity spaced throughout the day not only improves […]

Community Outreach in September

September 25th, 2013 (No Comments)

On Aug 20th, the Olivia’s Foundation Review Board gathered to review applications received since January 2013.  Out of 18 applications from non-governmental organizations and individual families, both local and expatriate, 8 received a financial awards worth 4,000 RMB each for therapy services at Olivia’s Place. Families may use the funds for various purposes, such as […]

Assistive Technology: Information and Resources

September 23rd, 2013 (No Comments)

What Is Assistive Technology? Assistive technology is any kind of technology that can be used to enhance the functional independence of a person with a disability. Often, for people with disabilities, accomplishing daily tasks such as talking with friends, going to school and work, or participating in recreational activities is a challenge. Assistive Technology (AT) […]

Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids |

September 23rd, 2013 (No Comments)

Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids |

Chen Xu School Celebrates 4 Years of Inclusive Education

September 18th, 2013 (No Comments)

On the evening of September 8, Olivia’s Place staff attended the Chen Xu School Gala at Little Friends’ Theatre in Shanghai.  The gala showcased what Chen Xu has achieved in the past 4 years in  providing inclusive education, as well as to convey gratitude to all who have supported their mission along the way.  We […]

Speech & Language Strategies for Parents and Educators: Grammar and Vocabulary

September 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

One of the most important points to keep in mind when your child or a student in your class 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 […]