COVID19 POLICY UPDATES APRIL 2021

Please review our revised Office Policies effective April 1, 2021 here. As Spring and warm weather are starting, and people are getting vaccinated, we are happy to increase the number of staff working in the office. These policies will be emailed or given to you prior to your initial office visit. We have highlighted the…

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Summer Social Group Registration Open!

Small Language/Fine Motor/Sensory Social Groups this July The warm weather making you think about summer?? Us too!  Our summer group registration is open and filling fast by now. We still don’t have a clear picture of what Summer 2021 will bring for us, but we do know we can run small, safe, indoor/outdoor summer social…

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Gift of the Week

Last Minute Shopping? Each week we have some great suggestions for you with the Staff Gift of the Week. We’ll highlight a toy or game that a therapist enjoys using in sessions and give you insight into why this game is fun, engaging, and recommended! There may only be 4 shopping days left, but we’ve…

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Gift of the Week!

Staff Pick of the Week Each week in December you can find our gift of the week, chosen by a Building Blocks Therapist. We’ll highlight a toy or game that therapist enjoys using in sessions and give you insight into why this game is fun, engaging, and recommended! Melissa’s Favorites  Games This fun and silly…

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Gift of the Week!

Staff Pick of the Week: Each week in December you can find our gift of the week, chosen by a Building Blocks Therapist. We’ll highlight a toy or game that therapist enjoys using in sessions and give you insight into why this game is fun, engaging, and recommended! Cristin recommends: Lion in My Way is…

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Updated Travel Policies

FUNdamentals and Building Blocks Therapy has updated their policies related to COVID to reflect new travel advisories. The changes come as the cases are rising and the CDC is recommending not traveling or engaging in unmasked activities with family and friends outside of your immediate bubble. We are putting these updated travel policies in place…

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Holiday Gift Guide!

Gift ideas for speech and language development It’s here! The 2020 Holiday Gift Guide. Check out our great gift ideas for speech and language development. You may be surprised to see that many of them are toys and games you may have thought of anyway! At FUNdamentals and Building Blocks Therapy, we try to incorporate…

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Election Day!

Today is Election day and while we try not to get political at FUNdamentals and Building Blocks Therapy, it can be challenging since we’re in our nation’s capital! Regardless of your affiliation, voting is an important part of our democracy, and today is a great day to exercise your right to vote. While kids may…

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AAC Awareness Month!

We’re taking a break from all things apples and pumpkins to recognize AAC Awareness Month! What is AAC?: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) helps aid in communication. AAC is a multimodal approach that incorporates a wide range of verbal and nonverbal communication methods such as vocalizations, gestures, sign language, picture boards, mobile apps, and speech…

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Distance Learning Social Stories

Concerns how to discuss distance learning? As back to school starts tomorrow in DC and Montgomery County, many parents have concerns about how to introduce this concept to their children. These concerns may be magnified for parents of children with special needs. Familiar routines are often an important part of a child with special needs…

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