Playtime 1-2-3™ is a private coaching business for parents and caregivers who want to understand how developmental play fits into their busy schedules and everyday lives, and how it contributes to school readiness. Dr. Lou listens to caregiver concerns, plans for assessment, models best teaching practices and coaches play strategies at home. Playtime 1-2-3™ believes fun is the best thing to have with our children while they are growing and developing through play.
She accepts referrals for children birth-through-8 years old from pediatricians, family childcare homes, centers, schools, and parents themselves who are looking for guidance. Home visits are offered to accommodate work schedules and blend into families’ lives. Virtual visits are also available upon request.
During the first phase of Playtime 1-2-3™, Dr. Lou will observe your child in every day natural play environments at school, in the classroom, on the playground and at home.
This will provide a “snapshot” of development across 5 areas called “domains”:
Assessment tools may vary.
In the second phase of Playtime 1-2-3™, Dr. Lou will work with the teachers at school to enhance the classroom environments, ensure developmentally appropriate practice (high quality programming) and respectful, mindful relationships.
Your child will become:
This phase of Playtime 1-2-3™ includes the home visiting components:
Children need to play for many reasons!