Summer Vacation Ideas During COVID-19

Summer Vacation Ideas During COVID-19

Let’s talk about Summer Vacation, in our “new normal!”   We’ve been finding that many of our families are here more this summer. They’re taking less vacation time. When they do take vacation time, they’re taking it differently.   Head To The Lake or Cabin...

Online Tools To Help Special Needs Kids Improve Social Skills

Online Tools To Help Special Needs Kids Improve Social Skills

Today, we want to talk a little bit about how we’re addressing social and pragmatic skills during this pandemic.   Social Interaction Currently   First of all, it’s important for us to talk to our kids about how the rules are a little bit different right...

Summertime Tips During COVID-19 For Kids With Special Needs

Summertime Tips During COVID-19 For Kids With Special Needs

I thought I’d share with you some tips for the summer. But of course, this is an interesting summer! We have a “new normal” now and we have to take that into account. Here are my best tips for this strange summer:   1. Stay on a schedule.   Parents, you have...

Summer Camps for Special Needs Kids During COVID-19

Summer Camps for Special Needs Kids During COVID-19

Hello everyone! It’s summertime, and everyone has been reaching out to ask us, “What is Cutting Edge doing for the summer?”   Or more to the point, “What is Cutting Edge doing for the summer that is safe and Covid-19 free?”   Of course, we had many plans for...

Ask an Occupational Therapist

Ask an Occupational Therapist

We have been doing great here at Cutting Edge! We are an essential business and have been able to remain open, and we are continuing to offer in-clinic and telehealth visits. We will continue to offer telehealth visits as long as insurance will continue to pay for it....

Preparing Your Special Needs Child For Life After Graduation

Preparing Your Special Needs Child For Life After Graduation

It’s graduation season!  Is your young adult ready to take on the world?  While the class of 2020 has faced unprecedented circumstances, one fact remains the same:  The next chapter of their book is opening!   This next chapter has many exciting and challenging things...

Why Special Needs Kids Should Stay Active During COVID-19

Why Special Needs Kids Should Stay Active During COVID-19

Haven’t we had some great weather lately? I love to be outside in the sun!   We have to remember, though, that we still have a lot of COVID around. We need to be mindful of this as our world starts to open up more. What Our Therapists Recommend   Still, it’s...

Virtual Screenings For Kids With Special Needs

Virtual Screenings For Kids With Special Needs

I am so excited to announce that we are going to start doing virtual screenings! What Are Virtual Screenings?   Virtual screenings are a way for us to do developmental screenings and a way for us to see what’s going on with certain activities in your home to...

Precautions We Are Taking At Our Offices For COVID-19

Precautions We Are Taking At Our Offices For COVID-19

We are seeing patients in the center, and we have been this whole time. Now more and more of you are coming back, and we’re very excited!   Staggering Therapy Sessions   I want to let those families who are returning know that we have to follow the...

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