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I have 3 children, all of whom have attended kidSHINE classes, and 2 have had private OT evaluations and services. kidSHINE is nothing short of amazing! Very professional, and very effective. Just in a few short weeks, we have seen significant gains for each of them.

~K.C.

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Articles
& Resources
School Sensory Path

September 7, 2018

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See the sensory path, aimed at giving proprioceptive sensory input to help kids stay calm and regulate their bodies..

Exercise is ADHD Medication

September 29, 2014

Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.

​What Is The Proprioceptive Sense And Why Is It Important For Learning?

December 16, 2018

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Therapists often call proprioception the ‘safe sense’. This is because activities which stimulate this sense have an organising effect on the brain.

individual therapy services are designed for preschool and elementary school aged children who demonstrate challenges with:

 

● Gross motor and core/ upper body strength

● Spatial awareness, motor planning and praxis

● Balance and coordination

● Fine motor skills

● Visual motor integration

● Visual perceptual skills, perceptual organization and planning

● Processing and modulating sensory input to focus

Occupational
Therapy
Recreational & Therapeutic Bootcamps

kidSHINE bootcamps are a unique way to strengthen and support growth and confidence in children.

Programs focus on:

● Enhanced confidence

● Gross motor and core/ upper body strength

● Spatial awareness, motor planning and praxis

● Balance and coordination

● Peer Cooperation and social skills

● Processing and modulating sensory input to focus

Common
Diagnoses

Our occupational therapists also have experience working with children who have identified needs related to diagnoses, including:

 

● Autism Spectrum Disorder

● Attention Deficit Disorder (with or without Hyperactivity) ADD/ ADHD

● Hypotonia (low tone)

● Executive Functioning Disorder

● Learning Disabilities (including Non-Verbal Learning Disorder- NVLD)

● Motor Dyspraxia

● Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

KidSHINE Ipswich

75 Turnpike Rd 3C

Ipswich., MA 01938

KidSHINE Amesbury

14 Cedar Street Su. 107

Amesbury, MA 01913

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978.356.0315

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