Tummy Time

By Renee Roberts, PT, DPT What is tummy time and why is it important? Tummy time is when an infant is placed on their stomach to play and explore their environment during waking hours. Tummy time is crucial for your baby’s motor, sensory, and visual development. Tummy...

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Adult & Senior Exercises

Thanks to our amazing Physical Therapist, Renee Roberts, PT, DPT for putting together the following videos for Seated Stretching and Chair Exercises! Chair Exercises: [video width="1920" height="1080"...

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Engaging with Seniors at Home

Written by Suzie Carmona, Occupational Therapist, OTR/L at United Rehabilitation Services (URS) We all may be tired of being at home, but do not despair! We still can have fun! Since the stay-at-home order first began, I have realized how much I love being with others...

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Art, Music & Cultural Enrichment Program

We have had so many wonderful experiences through our new curriculum-based Art, Music & Cultural Enrichment Program. This program was funded thanks to grants from the PNC Foundation, Gorman Hewitt Ayars Fund, Ohio Arts Council, and Reynolds & Reynolds. Here...

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Resources during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We know this pandemic is having a large impact on families, caregivers, and our community at large in so many ways. We are here to help you in any way we can. Click here to view our latest communications about the actions URS is taking to help our community during...

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Free At-Home Learning Options

We know a lot of parents are now at home with their kids or adult children during this COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak so we wanted to supply you with a list of resources we have found to learn things beyond "normal" math and reading. ✅The Cincinnati Zoo will be doing a...

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Children’s Books Win Awards For Disability Storylines

Disability Scoop by Shaun Heasley | February 5, 2020 "A Friend for Henry" and "Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You" are among the books being recognized by this year's Schneider Family Book Awards. (Handout)   As the Newbery and Caldecott Medals call out the...

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American Girl Introduces Doll with Disability

Disability Scoop | by Shaun Heasley | January 10, 2020 Joss Kendrick, who has congenital hearing loss, is American Girl's 2020 Girl of the Year. (American Girl)   With a new doll, the iconic American Girl lineup is for the first time telling the story of a girl...

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Success Story

We are so thankful this holiday season for all of our families who trust us with their loved one! Thank you to Jane Weikel for allowing us to share your positive experience with our Speech Language Pathologist, Katie, with others!!   “I wanted to thank you for...

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Cruise Line Going ‘Sensory Inclusive’

Posted by DisabilityScoop by Michelle Diament | December 10, 2019   A major cruise operator is training its staff, offering up tools and taking other steps to welcome people with disabilities. Carnival Cruise Line says that all of its South Florida-based ships...

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Kohl’s Rolls Out Clothing For Kids With Special Needs

Kohl’s is introducing sensory-friendly and adaptive clothing for kids, becoming the latest retailer to offer up apparel designed to meet the needs of people with various disabilities. The department store said this month that it’s rolling out a range of adaptive...

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