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Purple Day

Jessi Dolnik - Monday, March 26, 2018

Today is Purple Day!  Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. Last year, people in dozens of countries on all continents including Antarctica participated in Purple Day! Read More

Trisomy Awareness Month

Jessi Dolnik - Wednesday, March 14, 2018

During Trisomy Awareness Month in March, the NICHD joins other agencies and organizations in raising awareness about trisomy conditions and the challenges they may pose to individuals and families. Read More

Importance of Core Strength

Jessi Dolnik - Friday, February 09, 2018

Core strength refers to the development of the trunk muscles. They help to stabilize and align the trunk, and help the body to maintain proper posture. The core is the center of control for everything else the body does. The muscles associated with core strength include the muscles of the abdomen, pelvis, and back. Poor core strength can cause poor posture which can affect gross motor ad fine motor skills. Poor core strength can also affect breathing and have an effect on speech.  Read More

Winter Olympics

Jessi Dolnik - Thursday, February 08, 2018

The Winter Olympics begin this weekend, and here at Lowcountry Therapy Center, we have fun activities planned for the occasion!  Next week, when you bring your child to therapy, he or she can participate in some Olympic-themed events to earn a medal of their own.  A few of our events include: Read More

New Year’s Resolutions

Jessi Dolnik - Thursday, January 11, 2018

With a new year comes a new year resolution. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is adopting a healthier life style. This week I am going to highlight some key points on how to create a healthier life style for you and your child.  Read More

Indoor Activities to Develop Gross Motor Skills

Jessi Dolnik - Friday, December 15, 2017

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OT Toy Guide

Jessi Dolnik - Thursday, November 30, 2017

The holiday season always sneaks up on us, as we balance visiting with friends and family, preparing wonderful meals, participating in fun and heartfelt family traditions, and exchanging gifts with loves ones. As children make wish lists for Santa, and friends and family request gift ideas for your young ones, it can be hard to come up with the perfect gifts. When deciding on gifts for my own or other children, I like to consider a few details: Read More

Holiday Calming Kit

Jessi Dolnik - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

With the holidays upon us, there is a lot of extra stimulation for our bodies to take in.  Crowded stores, long lines, family gatherings, holiday programs or services, and car rides are just a few examples of situations that can lead to both boredom and over-stimulation, a dangerous combination.  Finding something to keep little minds, bodies, and hands busy while waiting can be tough here are a few ideas to keep on hand! Read More

PT Recommended Toy

Jessi Dolnik - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Christmas Parade Information

Jessi Dolnik - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

It is that time of year again! The Christmas Parades are right around the corner. Below is all the information for the parades. We can’t wait to see everyone out there! Read More

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