Sensory Signals Vs. Behavior Issues

One thing we often hear from our families who come in for intake is that they’re frustrated—they’ve been to so many doctors, and their child has had so many tests, and in the end it all came down to sensory signals. They feel like they’ve been on a two-year mission to...

When To Stop Occupational Therapy

A lot of parents ask us, “Am I ever going to be done with occupational therapy?” And we say, “No!” Just kidding. Your child will eventually discontinue OT services and transition to the community.  Often times there’s a false hope that develops when your child starts...

Handwriting Tips For Special Needs Children

One of the topics that comes up often in occupational therapy is handwriting. So here are some handwriting tips for special needs children. Handwriting can often times be the first indicator of a motor problem in fine motor development. A lot of our families will call...

Insurance Deductibles for Occupational Therapy

It’s a new year! Happy New Year!  Well, January means that insurance deductibles start over again. Now you’re thinking, “Oh boy, so I just spent all my money on Christmas presents, and now I have to pay my insurance deductible?” For most of you, your plan year starts...