Pediatric Therapy Corner: Really Fun Therapy for Kids With Special Needs: It's Called "Pinball"
[Source: Love That Max]
by Ellen Seidman
I haven’t yet been to a therapy center that offers pinball therapy. Max’s occupational therapists have yet to recommend it, though I feel certain they would endorse it. Insurance surely would not pay for it. But it’s awesome, and a good reminder that therapy comes in all shapes and forms.
We’d road tripped to Asbury Park, NJ, our first time down at the shore since Sandy; the boardwalk reopened just last month. Wandering around we came upon the Silverball Museum Arcade, home to 150-plus pinball machines, some of which date back to the 1930s. We paid a flat fee to hang out for an hour.
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