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ABA Therapy & Occupational Therapy Helps Kids Self-Regulate Big Emotions

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Five Signs Your Child May Need Physical Therapy

Most parents at some point or another question whether their child is properly developing. “Is that normal?” we ask. “Should I be worried or call someone?” The need for physical therapy is sometimes obvious, but not always. At FOCUS, our…

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Occupational Therapy Can Help Victims of Childhood Trauma

Occupational therapists use proven clinical strategies to promote physical and mental well-being and health. A child’s “occupations” can include anything from activities of daily living (basic hygiene, getting dressed, eating, etc.) to education – and yes, playing. For victims of…

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Sign Language to Help Treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech

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Study: Better Access to Early Intervention Helps Children At-Risk for Autism

A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics underscores the importance of early therapy intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Ample previous research shows the sooner children with autism are able to receive services – including behavior therapy…

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FOCUS Has a Blog!

Welcome to the FOCUS blog! Our Fort Myers pediatric therapists are looking forward to sharing news, tips, research and inspiration. We are approaching this as a way to connect with our families and the greater community. Feel free to share…