Canoe Therapy Blog

Social Storytelling

Social stories are designed to provide personal preparation for a challenging situation.

Written By Jess Urcuyo

2014-9-29-social-storytellingWhat really gets your social nerves a-fluttering? What about landing the final interview for your dream job? Flying by yourself to an exotic travel destination where you don’t speak the language? Going to your significant other’s work Holiday party? Read more

Holiday Gift Guide For Kids With Special Needs (Part 4 of 5)

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Gifts to Build Your Child’s Language Skills

By Aynsley WardenMeet our children’s therapist team.

Our 5-part blog series has covered lots of great gift-giving ideas for kids with special needs, and now we’ve got ideas that can help build their communication skills and still have fun! Here we focus on great gifts help build your child’s language skills. At Canoe Therapy we are committed to making children’s therapy fun so that you as a parent, as well your child, are comfortable. Here we share some of our favourite books, toys and games that we use in speech-language therapy sessions. Read more

Anxiety and Children

Check anxiety types in children and treatment for anxiety disorder

We’re thrilled to share a blog post written by our Clinical Child Psychologist, Marie-Eve Dubois. Dr. Dubois is bilingual, helping children and families in both English and French at our Burlington therapy center. This post will also be featured on our blog in French! Read more

Gift Ideas to Help Children with Sensory Integration Difficulties

Holiday Gift Guide: For Kids with Special Needs (part 3 of 5)

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By Diesje HiltemannMeet our children’s therapist team.

We’re excited to give you part 3 of our Holiday Gift Guide, which includes gifts to help children with Sensory Integration Difficulties as well as their parents. Here at Canoe Therapy, we love finding creative ways to get your child engaged as well the rest of the family! Read more

Gift ideas to help tune your children’s motor skills

Holiday Gift Guide: For Kids with Special Needs (part 2 of 5)

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Par Jess Urcuyo. Meet our children’s therapist team.

We’re excited to give you part 2 of our Holiday Gift Guide, which includes gifts to help tune your children’s motor skills. Here at Canoe, we love finding creative ways to get your child engaged to work. We’ve got five kid-tested, therapist-approved activities to build hand strength, coordination, and dexterity. Read more

Gift Items for Children with ADHD

Holiday Gift Guide: For Kids with Special Needs (part 1 of 5)

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Written by Marie-Eve Dubois. Meet our children’s therapist team.

Tis’ the season for giving! Do you or anyone around you have a child with special needs and you’ve been trying to find great gift ideas that would not only be fun, but helpful? Over the next few weeks, our team will be sharing with you some of their great finds. We hope this will inspire you! Read more