Astronaut Training Program

What is the Astronaut Training program and why do we do it here at Littlefield? We will let the Astronaut Training protocol book do the talking: “Although not always acknowledged, the vestibular system is central to our survival as well as to our ability to function in daily life. Vestibular …

Equipment Clinic at Littlefield

A little bit about Littlefield’s Equipment Clinic… Littlefield is running a monthly equipment clinic where several of our physical therapists work with local vendors and families to determine the best durable medical equipment available for their needs.  Patients can schedule for the clinic if they want to trial the best …

Visual Motor Strengthening at Littlefield

Did you know that Occupational Therapists can do Vision Therapy with your child? Here at Littlefield we have several therapists that have undergone additional training to understand and administer quality vision strengthening with your child. Some of the tests that our Occupational Therapists can do are: Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor …

Swimming Safely During Your Summer

Since June is National Safety Month, here at Littlefield we wanted to share some extra helpful information regarding your child’s safety around water. Summertime is officially here, which means that it is even more important to be aware of your child’s safety around pool and/or beaches. Parents also need to …

Stroke Awareness

A stroke occurs when a clot blocks blood flow to an area of the brain, resulting in death of brain cells and damage to the brain. This can result in a variety of symptoms. These can range from weakness and altered sensation to paralysis and complete loss of sensation. Physical …

What is Hippotherapy?

The American Hippotherapy Association defines hippotherapy as the use of equine movement to engage the sensorimotor and neuromotor systems to create functional change in the lives of children with disabilities.¹ Hippotherapy is implemented as a physical, occupational or speech therapy strategy that utilizes equine movement as a treatment strategy to …

Help to Bully Proof Your Kids!

Bully-Proofing Guidelines, excerpt taken from John F. Taylor, Ph.D   Many kids go through a time in life where they find themselves being bullied. What are some good ways to help your child get through the bullying and stop themselves being victimized?   Talk with friends-Learn from those who have …