How To Build Your Own Parallel Bars

Materials needed: (for 72″ in overall length) 4- 10ft pieces of 3/4 inch 40 PVC conduit ($6.47 each CAD) 10-PVC 90degree 3/4″ elbows ($1.10 each CAD) 8- PVC Tees 3/4″ ($1.14 each CAD) 12-feet of 3/4″ wooden dowel inserted into the upper PVC railing to give more rigidity to the top bars 1- can of PVCContinue reading “How To Build Your Own Parallel Bars”

Entry Twenty Seven- By Two

We so happily celebrated Oscar’s second birthday last week. I have heard that some parents find their child’s birthday a stark reminder of the widening gap between their child and a typically developing child. I am finding this to be true. When your child is young, it is easier to “hide” their delays. As theyContinue reading “Entry Twenty Seven- By Two”

Entry Three- Olivia

After we were discharged from the hospital (the first time) we were introduced to soooo many new people; Nurse Case Manager, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech Therapist, Deaf and hard of hearing Teacher, Blind Low Vision Therapist and a Dietician. We were overwhelmed with appointments. But I know that early intervention is really important and IContinue reading “Entry Three- Olivia”