Spring has Sprung!

Spring is in the air! With social distancing rules in place, many of us are anxious to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Here are some fun and easy ways to stay safe, work on speech and language goals, and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Many neighborhoods have started fun “I spy” activities by…

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World Autism Awareness Day-April 2, 2020

Autism Awareness Day During the month of April, you may notice more of the iconic red, yellow, blue, and purple puzzle pieces, see communities “light it up blue”, and notice more autism-oriented happenings. These simple visuals help raise awareness and education around Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and celebrate unique individuals with ASD and their families.…

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Curious about Telehealth?

What Telehealth might look like for you and your child Are you curious about Telehealth and wondering what it might look like for you and your child? Have you been hearing about ALL your medical providers, from your pediatrician to your dentist, and now your speech language pathologist and occupational therapist, moving to this new…

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Telehealth Efficacy

Telehealth’s current usage While this may be a new type of therapy for FUNdamentals and Building Blocks Therapy, it is not new to the therapy world. Many areas implement telehealth services regularly. Certain remote or rural school districts provide their speech and language services entirely thru online platforms. This ensures all children are having their…

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What you need to know about Telehealth

Telehealth Information The American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) defines telepractice as the “application of telecommunications technology to the delivery of speech language pathology and audiology professional services at a distance by linking clinician to client or clinician to clinician for assessment, intervention, and/or consultation”. Who can benefit from telepractice? Children birth-three, preschool, and caregivers.…

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Office closed as of March 16

DEAR FAMILIES, AS OF CLOSE OF BUSINESS TODAY BUILDING BLOCKS THERAPY WILL MOVE TO ALL TELEHEALTH SERVICES THRU MARCH 31, 2020.  We will continue to assess the situation over the next 2 weeks and follow both state and Federal guidelines in determining when to re-open our doors.  In the meantime, Please see the following information on…

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Teletherapy Update

FUNdamentals and Building Blocks Therapy will be using the platform Theraplatform for our Telehealth therapy services in the upcoming weeks.  We are excited to choose this platform, as it is designed for speech, occupational, and physical therapy in mind.  There are resources already available to us and we are able to upload our own resources…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE MARCH 13, 2020

MARCH 13, 2020 BUILDING BLOCKS THERAPY CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:       As we continue to monitor developments around the world, we want to provide you with an update about the coronavirus outbreak and the status of our therapy services. Our priority is always the safety of our families and staff and maintaining clear and transparent lines of…

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Coronavirus Update

Email Notice Sent 3/11/2020 UPDATE MARCH 13, 2020BUILDING BLOCKS THERAPY WILL REMAIN OPEN AT THIS TIME. We will continue to keep you informed of any decision to close our office and update you on alternate methods of service delivery as we navigate this ever changing scenario. Thanks for your patience and stay healthy! Please read…

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Happy National Pancake Day!

We’re celebrating National Pancake Day with fun games, books, and crafts!Check out these silly books: Rhinos Don’t Eat Pancakes    Rhinos Don’t Eat Pancakes is a silly book about a rhino who turns up at a little girl’s house after wandering away from the zoo.  This book can be paired with zoo activities such as…

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