Monthly Archives: April 2015

Success and Celebration for 12-Year-Old in Beijing

April 10th, 2015 (No Comments)

Liu Rui, a 12-year-old boy, stands tall in the middle of the room, with his arms resting lightly on forearm crutches for support. Balloons, music, and cake indicate that this is a party. Liu Rui, his family, and his rehabilitation team have gathered to celebrate his achievements.   Liu Rui has a diagnosis of cerebral […]

Strategies for Parents & Educators: Vocal Quality, Hearing Difficulty, and Ear Infections

April 7th, 2015 (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 […]

Intensive Training in Evaluation and Diagnosis of ASD in Kunming

April 7th, 2015 (No Comments)

Rehabilitation services, which in China include speech therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy, are growing fields. Over the past few years, more resources have been devoted to improving the quality of rehabilitation services for the local Chinese population. Olivia’s Place Pediatric Therapy Center has been instrumental in providing professionals to support the development of rehabilitation […]

Physical Therapists Grow Skills Through Visiting Grand Valley State University Professor

April 7th, 2015 (No Comments)

In March 2015, Olivia’s Place had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Lisa Kenyon PT, DPT, PhD, PCS. Lisa is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, USA. She is a specialist in pediatric physical therapy and physical therapy education. Last winter, Lisa began partnering with Olivia’s Place in the […]