Tag Archives: Clinic Happenings

  • Friendship Group and Magic

    OT grad student Liz, OT Christina and SLP Laura holding wands and wearing Harry Potter glasses and Hogwarts' scarves during potions class at The Hello Clinic.

    Do you have a Friendship Group? I think the world would be a better place if everyone had one. Our Friendship Group is a place where six- to seven-year-old kids meet once a week and make magic. Sometimes the magic looks like taking turns, perspective-taking, and following directions. And sometimes it looks like Harry Potter-style… (read more)

  • Spreading Kindness, Finding Beauty and Being Flexible

    Hummingbird perched on bronze and red feeder.

    This young new year might not feel like the fresh start or clean slate we’re all hoping for, yet we’re finding ways to spread kindness, enjoy the beauty of the natural world, and be flexible around the needs of our families. Since you hear from me every month, I thought it would be fun to… (read more)

  • Holiday traditions and winter break

    Two boys mixing up dough at The Hello Clinic.

    Winter officially starts on December 21, and at the end of the month, we’ll all take a much-needed break. For many of us, this school year has been both wonderful and scary with the return to in-person learning. I keep reminding myself that this year has been so much better than last year. But it’s… (read more)

  • So much to be thankful for!

    Child's drawing of a turkey with colorful feathers and a heart, with text: "Happy Thanksgiving."

    Are you as thankful as I am that kids 5 and up are now eligible for COVID vaccinations? And that some travel restrictions have been lifted just before we feast together on Thanksgiving and ring in the rest of the holiday season? To be honest, time feels like it’s playing tricks on me since the… (read more)

  • Fall fun, spooky season, and baby names!

    Child on balance ball with a picture of a spider web with green play-doh spider family at The Hello Clinic gym..

    Are you enjoying the crisp fall days? The leaves are beautiful and it’s even been nice to get some rain and splash in the puddles. October is a busy month and it kicks off the “holiday season” with Halloween. I’m loving all the spooky decorations that are popping up in my neighborhood. I used to… (read more)

  • Now’s the time for preschool communication evaluation and therapy!

    Boy making a whale craft with paper, markers and paint for the water spout.

    Do you have concerns about your preschool-aged child not being understood? Do they seem behind their friends in their ability to communicate? You’re not alone. So many families feel like their kids have fallen behind since the pandemic up-ended school and social life. For many of us, the hope has been that kids would get… (read more)