PDC Welcomes Cathy Kusmin, CCC-SLP

The Pediatric Development Center is excited to introduce the newest member of our speech-language pathology team! Cathy Kusmin, CCC-SLP, has a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Maryland at College Park. She [...]

PDC Spring Newsletter

Check out the Pediatric Development Center’s Spring 2015 Newsletter for information about upcoming social skills groups, the new Keyboarding Without Tears program, and our Hanen More Than Words parent training class. The newsletter also [...]

Developing Typing and Computer Skills

In today’s elementary school classrooms, children continue to produce much of their school work through handwriting; however, with the increasing use of technology, it’s important for students to become confident computer users too. [...]

ADVANCE Magazine Features The Pediatric Development Center

At The Pediatric Development Center, our therapists love what they do! Check out Michele Hayunga, featured in the cover story of this month’s ADVANCE magazine, discussing second careers in occupational therapy.      

Handwriting Without Tears Specialist at PDC

Congratulations to Michele Hayunga, COTA/L, on becoming a Handwriting Without Tears® Level 1 Certified Handwriting Specialist! Michele has a passion for helping children learn handwriting through a multisensory approach that builds confidence [...]

PDC Winter Newsletter

Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday and New Year! In our PDC winter newsletter you will find: Highlights from 2014 — and a preview of what’s to come A look at underlying causes of articulation and feeding issues Ideas for winter [...]

Congratulations to Our New Certified Educator of Infant Massage!

The Pediatric Development Center is excited to announce that one of our full-time occupational therapists, Carolyn Le, is now a certified educator of infant massage (CEIM). Carolyn received her certification from Infant Massage USA after [...]

The Pediatric Development Center’s Fall Newsletter

The Pediatric Development Center’s fall newsletter is hot off the press! In this issue, you’ll learn about: Building blocks to communication Tips for making homework time more manageable Benefits of infant massage The Techniques for [...]

PDC Sponsors Techniques for Success Education Conference

The Pediatric Development Center is excited to be a sponsor of the 6th annual Techniques for Success Education Conference, which provides practical tips and strategies for educating students with Down syndrome and other special needs. The [...]

Making a Splash with The Arc Montgomery County

More than 5,000 rubber ducks will take a dip in the lake at The Rio at Washington Center on September 27. They are part of the 2014 Duck Splash Festival, an annual fundraiser hosted by The Arc Montgomery County. Each duck can be adopted for a [...]

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