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SPROUT COVID-19 Guidelines

Dear Families, I want to take the time to thank all of you for sticking with me during these past few months. I know we have all faced challenging times and we are looking forward to returning to some semblance of normalcy soon. As Mayor Cooper said in his Roadmap for Reopening Nashville, “living with […]

COVID-19 Update from SPROUT Occupational Therapy

The COVID-19 pandemic has made an extensive impact across the globe. Schools and museums are temporarily closed, businesses are slowing to a crawl, sports and performing arts have been cancelled, and social distancing is being promoted in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. As a small business owner providing therapy services in […]

9 Benefits to Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Improves Gross motor skills Gross motor skills involve the large muscles of the body. These muscles are important for crawling, walking, jumping, climbing, and running. Occupational therapists can teach your child exercises to improve postural stability, strength, endurance, and balance. Refines Fine motor skills Fine motor skills require use of the smaller muscles in the […]

What is Occupational Therapy?

To understand the practice of occupational therapy, it is important to understand the definition of occupation. Occupations are “activities people of all ages need and want to do-things like making meals, dressing, managing medications, driving, going to school or work, playing or caring for family members” (AOTA, 2014). An occupational therapist helps people “participate in […]

April 18, 2017 – New Addition & Updates!

Hello again! I have to apologize for my hiatus! But, I have great reasons to explain my absence. Addition to the SPROUT Family First, I want to welcome the newest member to SPROUT’s team— Ellie Levy! Ellie is a 12 week-old mini golden doodle that my husband and I adopted four weeks ago. Ellie has been […]

January 21, 2017 – Early Intervention and Developmental Milestones

“The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out.” -Bill Gates Sr. A child’s earliest years are fundamentally important, filled with unique experiences that shape cognitive, social and physical growth. These new experiences are the foundation for the brain’s organizational growth and functioning throughout life. The first five […]

January 11, 2017 – Welcome to SPROUT OT!

Welcome! Happy New Year! Welcome to my website and thanks for your interest in SPROUT Occupational Therapy! For my first blog post, I want to introduce myself and tell you a little bit more about me. I also want to share some ideas for future blog posts and therapy interventions that can be implemented at […]

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