Alyson Vinciguerra, our newest occupational therapist, blogs today. She gives us an informative and comprehensive introduction to the Masgutova Method® (MNRI). Alyson is a Core-in-Training with the Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute® and has completed 328 hours of MNRI® coursework. She brings extensive knowledge to our practice! As an OT there are many techniques in my toolbox; however the Masgutova Method has proven to be the most foundational tool I have found. Wha
As we approach the holiday season, I wanted to take this time to reflect on the past year, and to thank you all for the opportunity to work with your wonderful children. I am grateful for all of you. I have been so impressed with the profound changes we have seen after working together on reflexes, and also on functional skills (disguised as play, of course!) Coming up, I am excited to share that I will be taking two Masgutova reflex integration courses at the Masgutova Insti
Have you ever wondered what the proprioceptive system is? If you’ve ever talked with an Occupational Therapist, you’ve probably heard it referenced. It’s all about body awareness! It’s that ability to hold up two fingers behind our back, without looking. It’s applying the right amount of pressure on the mechanical pencil to make a mark, and not break the lead. The proprioceptive system relates messages to the brain from the muscles, joints, and ligaments. It is SO importa
We have been enjoying our beautiful new clinic so much and we are excited to share it with you! Please bring your family and friends for this chance to connect with other parents and professionals. We are located in Palm Beach Gardens, convenient to Jupiter, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, and surrounding areas. Our clinic is home to Donna Wexler, Speech Language Pathologist, Linda Schaffer, SLP, and Nicole Stanton, Occupational Therapist. Please see the flyer below.