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August 29, 2019

Farmer's Markets can make grocery shopping fun! 

In Washington State, there are season long, or even year long farmer's markets that you can attend! 

Some of the SEASON long farmer's markets include (Sundays; June - October; times may vary): 

- Puyallup Farmer's...

August 28, 2019

Slime is used specifically in our occupational and speech therapy here Circle Creek. 

Slime helps those kids who can’t focus. Sometimes we will allow the child to play with slime to keep their hands busy.

Or, slime helps children feel comfortable because they like t...

August 19, 2019

When you hear the term “picky eater,” what comes to mind? Do you imagine yourself as a child sitting at the table being told to eat everything on your plate? Do you think of your co-worker who refuses to eat vegetables? Do you think of your child?

If it is the latter, t...

August 14, 2019

Apples to Apples is another game that our therapists use frequently!

We use Apples to Apples with our adult, and teenage patients. We also have a Junior version that we use play with our younger kids. All around, it's a great tool!

Our speech therapists use this game to...

August 13, 2019

Focusing on the negatives can sometimes be my speciality. 

As someone who stutters, this can be a constant uphill battle.

It can be easy to focus on the negative aspects of stuttering. Feelings of frustration, anger, and anxiety easily cloud my thoughts. 

But through...

August 12, 2019

Gum is a tool that can be used in occupational and speech therapy here at Circle Creek

During occupational or speech therapy, our therapists might notice that their client is having some trouble staying focused during an activity, like reading book with the therapist. A...

August 8, 2019

Alix Baty is an incredible mother to her 2 kids. Alix and her husband take their oldest boy, Ezekial, to Circle Creek Therapy for occupational and physical therapy. Ezekial attends therapy here because he has a sensory processing disorder, and some developmental delays...

August 6, 2019

Looking for something fun to do this summer with your kids? Why not try hiking!? 

Washington state has some incredible options for you to try! 

1. Franklin Falls 

If your kids are little but full of energy, this is a great hike to try! Franklin Falls is a trail...

August 1, 2019

Resistance bands are an exercise tool that our speech, occupational and physical therapists use at Circle Creek Therapy. 

In speech therapy, we can use resistance bands to help our kids draw out sounds that they need to target. By physically pulling the band as the...

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