Mistakes Parents Make For Back to School

Mistakes Parents Make For Back to School

Going back to school can be a time of chaos, or it can run smoothly. I've made so many mistakes along the way and had so much chaos—but you don't have to! Here are a few of the mistakes I've made that you can avoid by planning ahead: 1. Bedtimes. One of the biggest...

Common Myths of Applied Behavioral Analysis

Common Myths of Applied Behavioral Analysis

Mythbusters ABA Edition By: Ashleigh Lara, RBT The field of Applied Behavioral Analysis can get a bad rap. This sub-par reputation finds its roots in the dark history of early ABA, clinics or technicians not following the ethics code, or misinformation from those who...

Summer Intensives For Kids With Special Needs

Summer Intensives For Kids With Special Needs

It’s summer! Many of our families have been out on vacation. Many of them have also had sick kids or sick family members. Either way, it’s pretty common for people to have to miss sessions.   If you have had to miss sessions lately, summer is a great time to...

Tips For Going To The Beach With Special Needs Kids

Tips For Going To The Beach With Special Needs Kids

Are you going anywhere for fun this summer?   Many of our families go to the beach. The beach can be a great choice for our friends with sensory issues, or it can be a real challenge.   For kids who like sensory exploration, the beach can be amazing!...

Motor Issues In Children With Sensory Dysfunction

Motor Issues In Children With Sensory Dysfunction

Pediatric physical therapists work with children who have a wide variety of motor problems.  In recent years there has been an increase in the number of children who present with both generalized motor difficulties and sensory-based delays in developmental skills. ...

Training The Next Generation of Therapists

Training The Next Generation of Therapists

Training the next generation of therapists The demand for speech-language pathologists services keeps increasing, driven by the needs of a growing senior population as well as advances in healthcare that have led to great improvements in the survival rate of premature...

Tips For Prepping For Summer For Special Needs Kids

Tips For Prepping For Summer For Special Needs Kids

It’s nearly summer! School is out in just a few weeks!   It feels like summer is really coming at us quickly this year. It used to be that we would get out of school right after Memorial Day, and not go back until Labor day. Now, we will be in school for three...

Positive Strategies to Prevent Parental Burnout

Positive Strategies to Prevent Parental Burnout

What are some positive ways to decrease burnout as a parent? There are a million and one things to do in a day as a parent; let one be for you so you can make a positive impact on your child[ren]. Being a parent is a rewarding and continuous responsibility with many...

Why is Therapy Attendance Important?

Why is Therapy Attendance Important?

You may have noticed when you call our front desk staff to cancel an appointment, we always ask the same question: “when would you like to reschedule?” We do this because it is so important for your child to make up missed appointments. This is true for a few reasons:...

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