Monthly Archives: April 2016

LIH Presents the ISPRMDC Pre-Conference Workshop Series: Kunming, 28th July

April 21st, 2016 (No Comments)

Launch of Pre-Conference Workshop Series The International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine for Developing Countries (ISPRMDC) will be held again this year in China from July 28 to 31.  Attending professionals, participating organizations, and the International PRM community will have the opportunity to join a series of pre-conference workshops hosted by LIH Investment & […]

Surviving Exam Season

April 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

It’s all about the planning! Parents need to plan too…. Help empower your child, make them feel as if they are in control and that you trust them. Help them to create a revision plan that works for them.   Tips for revision planning: Work out a revision timetable for each subject. Long periods of […]

When Friends Leave: How to Help Your Child Cope

April 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

At any age, it’s hard when friends move away. If you are an expatriate, you tend to say goodbyes more often than most. For children who are still learning how to develop and maintain social relationships, a close friend moving can be especially difficult. Younger kids may be experiencing loss for the first time, making […]

Formal Assessments for 4!

April 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

Shanghai LIH Olivia’s Place worked together last month with a local cerebral palsy foundation to support a family with quadruplets diagnosed at birth with cerebral palsy. The family is from Anhui province and the four children are now almost 3 years old. Until now, they have had limited resources for assessment and therapy. On the […]

Beijing Welcomes Visiting Psychologist in May

April 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

In late May (May 27-June 4), LIH Olivia’s Place Beijing will host visiting psychologist, Dr. Jacqueline Wolf. During her time in Beijing, Dr. Wolf will be available for consultation and assessment related to your child’s challenges with attention, learning and/or behavior, as well as brief evaluations for admissions and standardized testing accommodations. Dr. Wolf is a U.S. Licensed […]

Run In Blue: Our Shanghai Team Turns Out to Support Autism Awareness

April 12th, 2016 (No Comments)

On a sunny Saturday morning, we gathered together at Shanghai Yichuan Middle School to run for raising awareness and supporting  families with children with autism. “Run in Blue” was held on 9 April 2016, organized by Rotaract Club of Shanghai. Shanghai LIH Olivia’s Place was a sponsor of the event and many of our employees and […]

Clinician Profile, Tiffany Johnson, Learning Support Specialist

April 11th, 2016 (No Comments)

Tiffany is an American Learning Support Specialist at LIH Olivia’s Place Beijing. She graduated from Widener University with dual certified in Elementary Education and Special Education in 2013. She has been teaching Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade Students for 6 years. She has 4 years of experience working with students with special needs, including students with […]

Promoting Lasting Change: How We Act on Our Mission

April 10th, 2016 (No Comments)

In addition to directly serving children and their families, another large part of our mission has always been to promote and further rehabilitation and therapy in China. There are a many ways we are working towards this. Since the merger of LIH and Olivia’s Place our efforts toward this goal have become more intentional and […]

Beijing Training Event: How to Guide Parents to Get Good Care

April 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

LIH Olivia’s Place is delighted to announce that our new Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Director, Dr. Susan Cadzow is starting with us this month! Dr. Cadzow has more than 20 years of experience in the field including nearly six years of experience working as the only international developmental and behavioral pediatrician in mainland China at […]

Physical Therapy for Children with Down Syndrome

April 7th, 2016 (No Comments)

Since 2012 World Down Syndrome Day has been observed annually on March 21st to raise awareness for one of the most common genetic conditions, affecting roughly one in every 1000 babies born per year. Abnormal cell division causing either a partial or full copy of chromosome 21 results in a wide range of developmental and […]