Sleep Tips For Children With Autism

Addressing Sleep Problems: Parents often ask us about their kiddos’ sleep problems. Sometimes our kids have trouble falling asleep, or difficulty staying asleep. Sometimes they are just not getting enough sleep in general. And when our kids have sleep problems it doesn’t just affect them, it affects the whole family, siblings, and parents, as well.… [read more]

Summer Camp in Allen For Kids With Special Needs

Summer Camps For Kids With Special Needs It’s spring! And do you know what spring means? It means summer is just around the corner. We are so excited to start getting ready for our summer camps!   This year we are offering two weeks of summer camp, one in June and one in July. Because… [read more]

Preparing Teens With Special Needs For Life as an Adult

Preparing Teens With Special Needs For Life as an Adult When teens, or parents of teens, call us, they’ll usually talk to us about is struggles with schoolwork, such as staying organized, getting homework and projects done, or being able to problem-solve and generate ideas for what they need to do. High School Students  Often… [read more]

Disciplining a Child With Special Needs

Disciplining a Child With Special Needs Let’s talk about behavior. This is a sticky topic to talk about, and it has many facets. We’ll hit on a few of these now, and we’ll probably talk about some of the other facets later. Say no: We encourage our families to understand that it’s okay to tell… [read more]

Special Needs Trust and Guardianship

Special Needs Trust and Guardianship As a part of our transition to adulthood services, we often get questions about the future of the family member. Many of our clients will go on to have productive lives, live alone, get married, have children and all those things. But we also have a certain population that probably… [read more]

The Difference Between Occupational Therapy For Adults and Kids

The Difference Between Occupational Therapy For Adults & Kids: Why We Work With Teens One topic that many people have asked us to talk about is why we work with teenagers and young adults. We have quite a few young adult and teenaged clients. There are several reasons we do this, but the main one… [read more]

Common Misconceptions About Speech Therapy

We have found that there are some common misconceptions people have about speech therapy.  Let’s break them down here: Flash Cards: One misconception people often have is that speech therapy deals with lots of flashcards, drills, and lots of work with pen and paper. They might think that speech therapy means sitting at a desk… [read more]

Sports For Special Needs Kids in Allen

Sports For Special Needs Kids in Allen Sports season is coming up soon! Sometimes our families don’t realize that they actually have many options as far as sports for special needs kids to participate in.  Special Olympics It’s important to connect with your community, and connect with the families around you, because they may know of… [read more]

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy You’ve heard about physical therapy, or maybe your child is already in physical therapy. You know it does good things, but do you know exactly what the benefits of physical therapy are? Here are just a few of the things that our physical therapists do that benefit your children: 1.… [read more]

Occupational and Physical Therapy Mansfield TX

We have some exciting news! We are opening a new location in Mansfield TX! Why Mansfield? Well, we noticed that we have many clients who come to our Allen TX  location from the Arlington/Fort Worth area, to see us on Saturdays. These families see us on Saturdays because that’s a day that they can make… [read more]