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									                                    RISE & SHINE
                                    Pediatric Therapy Services, Inc.                   Volume 10, Issue 41                 Winter 2009

                                        During the Holiday Season, and as Pediatric Therapy Services celebrates 20 years, our
                                    thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. And in this spirit we
                                    say, simply and sincerely, THANK YOU and BEST WISHES for the HOLIDAY SEASON
                     Be Y
                     Be Y
                         oo         and a HAPPY NEW YEAR. - Denise Kilburn and Kathy Shufflebarger

                                      When picking out the “right toy” for your special child, keep the following in mind: Choose toys

  NEWS & NOTES:                     based on your child’s interests, that help build skills, that balance their developmental age with their
                                    chronological age, and that awaken their abilities to reach their potential! The following are some
                                    suggestions of popular choices.
         Graduates:                 Top Toys for Babies and Toddlers (0-3 years)
         Guy Y. (PT)                        Lil’ Shopper Play Set
        Norah S. (OT)                       Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Learning Farm
                                            Fisher Price Little Superstar Jammin’ Band Musical Microphone
                                            Leapfrog My Pal Scout
       CELEBRATE:                           Fisher Price Stack N Surprise Blocks Peek-A-Boo Choo Choo
      Staff Birthdays:                       Bubbles
     Miss Nikki (ST) -                      Fisher Price Rolling Drum
        December 6                          Riding Toy that is propelled by their feet
     Miss Emie (ST) -                       Norman PhartEphant
       December 21                          Textured Carousel Busy Box
     Miss Denise (PT) -             Top Toys for Preschoolers (3-5 years)
         February 7
                                            Leap Frog Zippity High-Energy Learning System
     Miss Kathy (PT) -
                                            UNO Moo: Farm Animal Matching Game
        February 22
                                            Crayola Beginnings Color Me a Song

                                            Play-Doh sets
 ACCOMPLISHMENTS:                           Boardgames, such as Trouble, Candy Land, or Chutes & Ladders

Tiras S. received 30 horseshoes
                                            Mr. Potato Head
  when caught being good!!
                                            Farm Animals Toy Set
                                            Child-size Fitness Equipment: treadmill, exercise bike, air walker, etc.
Bobby A. received Student of                Melissa & Doug White Board
 the Month for September!!                  3-wheeled Scooter
  Michael D. was October’s
        “Top Banana”!!              Top Toys for Grade Schoolers and Tweens (6-12 years)
 Chelsi S. was on the Honor                 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen- Bumblebee Voice Mixer Helmet
   Roll for receiving all A’s!!             Nerf N-Strike Raider Rapid Fire CS-35 Dart Blaster
                                            Radica Ucreate Games
Wohoo! We are so PROUD                      Printies Pet Design Studio
    of all of you!!!!                       Crayola Crayon Maker
                                            Boardgames, such as Guess Who, Clue, Battleship, Topple, or Yahtzee
    Join us the week of                     Magnetic Wand with magnetic disks, bingo chips, or marbles
   December 14th- 18th                      Tricky Fingers game
 for a special holiday treat                Marbleworks
    during your therapy             Also, puzzles and books are great gifts for ANY age!
          sessions!                 These toys, plus many more, can be found at the following websites:

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