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SEE OTHER PEOPLE WEARING MASKS
SEE OTHER PEOPLE WEARING MASKS

This Social Story is for children who may need some help getting used to seeing more people with face masks.  The social story uses pictures and words to explain who they may have seen wear masks in the past.  It explains that due to a “germ bug” COVID-19, more people are now wearing masks.  It goes on to explain the…

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The DPT Family Coronavirus Plan
The DPT Family Coronavirus Plan

The DPT Family Coronavirus Plan  Below is an update on what we are doing to keep everyone safe: We are providing individual one on one therapy in eight individual break out rooms and two gyms, with a designated space for your child’s session. Social opportunities with other patients and children are on hold. Ball Pit, Bean Pit, Fabric swings have…

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TRANSITIONING BACK TO THE DPT CLINIC
TRANSITIONING BACK TO THE DPT CLINIC

As we are slowly transitioning back to the clinic setting, several questions have been asked. In hopes of answering many, we are posting the frequent ones below. Q: When is DPT going to open?  A: DPT continues to remain open, as we are deemed “essential healthcare caregivers” by the Department of Homeland Security.  Initially, we significantly reduced our hours to…

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COVID-19 Disability Form
COVID-19 Disability Form

The COVID-19 Disability Form was created to help friends, family members and clients receive quality medical treatment.  The form was reviewed by physicians, and families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Having the form, and the accompanying documents noted on page 2 of the form, will help alert the hospital staff.  So, the form will give the preferred communication…

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Telehealth Sensory Breaks
Telehealth Sensory Breaks

Sensory breaks are not just for kids and not just for telehealth.   They are also know as movement breaks or a brain break.  They can increase ones the ability to calm down, focus, learn and self-regulate.  Many families are finding themselves facilitating their child’s school work or therapy sessions during these Stay in Place days.   With everyone staying in place,…

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ROUTINES AND SOCIAL STORIES
ROUTINES AND SOCIAL STORIES

Children cope better when their parents are resilient and have strong social supports.  So take time for yourself and your own mental well-being.  Try to establish a “new normal” in terms of daily routines. Children tend to like predictability and routines.   It might help to make a daily schedule while schools are closed so that kids know what will happen…

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