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Understanding Down Syndrome

I was first introduced to a child with Down Syndrome decades ago. She was the daughter of a neighbor as well as a friend of my daughter and our family. I wrote an earlier blog about the wonderful relationship that we had (Suzy's Story). Indeed, that relationship had a lot to do with motivating me [...]

Understanding Down Syndrome 2018-04-05T15:08:26+00:00

The Importance of Early Intervention and Its Impact on Learning

The first five years of a child’s life are critical for brain and nervous system development. During this time, children learn and develop rapidly.Things as simple as daily experiences can dramatically impact a child’s learning when it comes to their cognitive, social, physical, adaptive and communication development.If you suspect your child has a developmental delay, [...]

The Importance of Early Intervention and Its Impact on Learning 2018-04-03T22:51:51+00:00

Is Therapy the Answer to My Question?

As parents, we often worry about if our child is developing as he or she should. We also worry about how our child will do in school, and then the question comes: What do I do if my child is not progressing or learning as he or she should? If you are concerned about [...]

Is Therapy the Answer to My Question? 2018-03-14T00:46:39+00:00

Lifestyles of the Rich, Famous, and…

What does this list of people have in common? Justin Beiber Simone Biles Jim Carrey Ryan Gosling Solange Knowles Paris Hilton Michelle Rodriguez Michael Phelps Justin Timberlake If you said that these people are all famous, you would be correct. However, there is another similarity that is not so obvious. Any second guesses? Well, [...]

Lifestyles of the Rich, Famous, and… 2018-03-02T19:16:56+00:00

Could My Child be on the Spectrum and What Should I do?

Who can forget the 1988 movie Rain Man which starred Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise? This fictional film highlighted an adult on the autism spectrum, who had an uncanny knowledge of numbers and math. Perhaps not as well known, but in some ways more revealing, was the 2003 fictional novel The Curious Incident of [...]

Could My Child be on the Spectrum and What Should I do? 2018-02-08T11:52:42+00:00

An Outsider’s Perspective on the Inner Workings of Creative Health Solutions

We've partnered with a company to help us improve and better serve our clients. Our new and improved website is one example of their support. Recently, I invited one of the partners to observe our unique daily team meeting. She insisted that we share her observations: Thank you for allowing me to listen in [...]

An Outsider’s Perspective on the Inner Workings of Creative Health Solutions 2018-02-02T00:20:55+00:00

What distinguishes Creative Health Solutions?

What distinguishes Creative Health Solutions? Let me rephrase that question: Can Creative Health Solutions effectively meet my or my child's needs at a reasonable investment of time, effort, and money? To answer that you need to understand our place, our people, what we do, and how we do it. Let's start with the last [...]

What distinguishes Creative Health Solutions? 2018-01-27T22:04:05+00:00

Foundations (and phases) – a journey of discovery – Part 1: Cautious Optimism

Reading, writing, arithmetic…are extremely complex processes that can develop only upon a strong foundation…– A Jean Ayres, Ph. D.I’m about to engage in a journey of discovery that will show you how we can best understand and help those children (and adults) who face the growing array of developmental and other neuro-physiological challenges.If you join [...]

Foundations (and phases) – a journey of discovery – Part 1: Cautious Optimism 2017-11-20T21:06:18+00:00

A Tribute to Heroes

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. – Arthur Ashe If you’re reading this, there’s a fair chance that you’re one of the heroes I’m writing about. If not, it’s almost certain that [...]

A Tribute to Heroes 2017-11-20T21:03:22+00:00

Introducing Kimberly’s Corner

Who is Kimberly Koala? When Judy and I founded the practice we choose a koala for our mascot and named her Kimberly. Her image was captured by the artist who painted our children’s immersion mural on the walls of our original suite. During our founding years we also published a physical newsletter, one of whose [...]

Introducing Kimberly’s Corner 2017-11-20T21:00:38+00:00