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Barrett Pediatric Therapists Offer “Toy-Tested” Holiday Gift Suggestions for 2017

Toys We Play with Every Day Barrett Pediatric Therapists Offer “Toy-Tested” Holiday Gift Suggestions If you ask a child why they go to Barrett Family Wellness Center, their response may very well be “to play!” Much of our pediatric occupational … Continue reading

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VIDEO: We Asked Therapists, Why Barrett?

We asked a few speech therapists to share their thoughts on Barrett Family Wellness Center. They discussed the varied environment options for different ages (sensory gym, kitchen, fine motor room, therapy room); the cross-over options with sessions and groups; and … Continue reading

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On Air with Barrett and Lady Law WTAG Radio

On November 12, 2016, Phyllis Barrett Samara (Owner of Barrett Family Wellness Center) and Andrea Quinn (Speech Director at Barrett) joined Lady Law Host of Legal Ease, Attorney Allyson Cohen for four radio segments that aired on WTAG Radio 580 … Continue reading

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Barrett Pediatric Therapists Offer “Toy-Tested” Holiday Gift Suggestions for 2014

Toys We Play with Every Day Barrett Pediatric Therapists Offer “Toy-Tested” Holiday Gift Suggestions If you ask a child why they go to Barrett Family Wellness Center, their response may very well be “to play!” Much of our pediatric occupational … Continue reading

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Report Claims Occupational Therapy (OT) Using Sensory Integration (SI) Provides Better Outcomes
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OT using sensory integration provides better outcomes according to results published November 10th in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.  Barrett Family Wellness Center has been incorporating SI into all of our services for more than a decade and … Continue reading

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Personalized Visual Schedule Boards Now Available to You at Barrett
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Every child learns how to schedule their time differently.  For some, a visual schedule board is a wonderful resource to keep everyone on track.  So many parents have asked us how to implement schedule boards for home use that we … Continue reading

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Sharks, Fish, and Oceans in a Bottle!
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Preschool Playtime:Ocean Theme: May 16, 2012 To watch a Windows Media Video about Preschool Playtime, Click Here. To watch a YouTube Video version, Click Here. Each session of Preschool Playtime has a fun theme which distracts the children enough to … Continue reading

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Helping Farmer Ted: Eggs, Lost Amimals, and Planting!
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Preschool Playtime: Helping Farmer Ted Theme: May 9, 2012 To watch a Windows Media Video about Preschool Playtime, Click Here. To watch a YouTube Video version, Click Here. Each session of Preschool Playtime has a fun theme which distracts the … Continue reading

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Construction Trucks, Course, and Tracks!
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Preschool Playtime: Construction Theme: May 2, 2012 To watch a Windows Media Video about Preschool Playtime, Click Here. To watch a YouTube Video version, Click Here. Each session of Preschool Playtime has a fun theme which distracts the children enough … Continue reading

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FREE Trial of Preschool Playtime This Week! Come Check it Out!
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The next session of Preschool Playtime starts May 2, 2012, but you can try it out before you sign up by coming to a FREE trial class!  Just call 508-898-2688 to preregister! Ages 2.5-3.5, Wednesday, April 25th from 9:15-10AM Ages … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual World Autism Awareness Day:Monday, April 2
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At Barrett, we treat children with Autism disorders everyday through Occupational, Speech and Sensory Integration Therapies.  We have seen the benefits of early diagnosis and the joy in watching children blossom with treatment plans specific to their needs. I was … Continue reading

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Rainbow Colors in Balls, Flowers, and Fruit Loop Necklaces
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REGISTER NOW for the next Preschool Playtime Session which starts May 2, 2012. To watch a Windows Media Video about it, Click Here. To watch a You Tube Video about it, Click Here. Preschool Playtime: Colors of the Rainbow (March … Continue reading

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Bulb Planting, Butterfly Collecting and Adding Leaves to Trees
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The next Preschool Playtime Session starts May 2, 2012. To watch a Windows Media Video about it, Click Here. To watch a You Tube Video about it, Click Here. Preschool Playtime: Spring Has Sprung! (March 21, 2012) Meets Wednesday Mornings … Continue reading

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Announcing FREE Spring Workshop Series
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We are excited to be able to offer you our Spring 2012 Workshop series for FREE this season. While our therapists include contact time with Parents after EACH session to discuss progress made and home programs to continue improvements between … Continue reading

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An Irish Adventure of Balance, Strength, and Concentration
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Creative Yoga (ages 4-7) is a 7 week program meeting Saturdays from 1-2pm. The current session is full and running from March 3 – April 14, 2012. If you are interested in attending our next session, please call to register … Continue reading

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Shamrocks Paths, Hidden Gold, and Rainbows with Glitter
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The next Preschool Playtime Session starts May 2, 2012. To watch a Windows Media Video about it, Click Here. To watch a You Tube Video about it, Click Here. Preschool Playtime: St. Patrick’s Day Theme (March 14, 2012) Meets Wednesday … Continue reading

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Strength, Balance and Breath
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Creative Yoga (ages 4-7) is a 7 week program meeting Saturdays from 1-2pm. The current session is full and running from March 3 – April 14, 2012. If you are interested in attending our next session, please call to register … Continue reading

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Weather: Balloon Raindrops, Ribbon Sunshine, and Wind Painting
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The next Preschool Playtime Session starts May 2, 2012.  To watch a Windows Media Video about it, Click Here.  To watch a You Tube Video about it, Click Here. Preschool Playtime: Weather Theme (March 7, 2012) Meets Wednesday Mornings from … Continue reading

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Introducing Breathing and Postures, an Undersea Adventure, and a Sun Salutation Promoting Strength and Flexibility
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Creative Yoga (ages 4-7) is a 7 week program meeting Saturdays from 1-2pm.  The current session is full and running from March 3 – April 14, 2012.  If you are interested in attending our next session, please call to register at 508-898-2688. … Continue reading

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Core Strength Fishing, Ocean Jumping, and Fine Motor “Sea in a Bottle”
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Preschool Playtime: Deep Sea Theme (February 15, 2012) Meets Wednesday Mornings from 9:15-10AM Each session of Preschool Playtime has a fun theme which distracts the children enough to not realize all the hard work they are accomplishing with their large … Continue reading

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Match-Making, Swinging, AND Decorating
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Preschool Playtime’s Valentine’s Day Session NOTE: The Next Session of Preschool Playtime begins Wednesday, February 15th! Please check out this Preschool Playtime Video OR The YouTube Version of The Video OR call 508-898-2688 for more information.   Today we celebrated … Continue reading

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Large, Fine and Sensory Work Packaged As Playtime Works!
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NOTE: The Next Session of Preschool Playtime begins Wednesday, February 15th! Please check out this Preschool Playtime Video OR The YouTube Version of The Video OR call 508-898-2688 for more information. Preschool Playtime: Weather Theme (February 1, 2012) Meets Wednesday Mornings … Continue reading

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Yoga Anyone?
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Creative Yoga is a new program at Barrett for children ages 4 to 7.  It will run Saturdays, March 3 – April 14th from 1-2PM.  To watch a short video about it, please click one of the links below.  If you … Continue reading

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