How to Keep Special Needs Kids Calm During a Power Outage

How to Keep Special Needs Kids Calm During a Power Outage

Technology Today I want to touch a little bit on situations in which we have power outages. Many of our kiddos here are very dependent on technology for leisure and recreation. Your therapists, particularly your OTs, are working very hard on developing other types of...

Spring Break Tips For Special Needs Kids During COVID

Spring Break Tips For Special Needs Kids During COVID

Spring Break is here!   For some people, life changes and schedule changes are fine! But for many of our kiddos, this is not the case. COVID   Because the pandemic is still going on, and not everyone is vaccinated, and we still have to think about masks,...

College Options For Special Needs Students

College Options For Special Needs Students

Let’s talk about college. The million-dollar question is, “To go, or not to go?”   Here at Cutting Edge, we have clients of all abilities. We have clients with master’s degrees! We have other clients who will probably not go to college, and we have everything in...

LAMP Core Word Communication Board for Special Needs Kids

LAMP Core Word Communication Board for Special Needs Kids

Have you seen our playground lately? We’ve just added two new features, the LAMP Core Board and the Proloquo Core Board. Those of you who have kids with speech devices might recognize these! Why We Have These Boards   We’ve put these boards out for a few reasons....

Pediatric Physical Therapy-Tip of the Month

Pediatric Physical Therapy-Tip of the Month

Pediatric Physical Therapy   When children present with developmental delays, simple tasks such as walking, sitting, running, jumping, and many more can become a day to day challenge. Pediatric Physical Therapists work to ensure that your child is provided with...

Occupational Therapy and Visual Processing-Tip of the Month

Occupational Therapy and Visual Processing-Tip of the Month

Occupational Therapy and Visual Processing   Often parents struggle to understand that their child has difficulty with visual processing when their child has 20/20 vision and they can see great. This is not a typical area that an eye doctor would test. There is a...

Introducing The Cutting Edge Grocery Store

Introducing The Cutting Edge Grocery Store

We are so excited to share our new Cutting Edge Grocery with you!   This is such a great thing for our kiddos! When you walk into Cutting Edge Grocery you will see the various cart and basket options, some of which your kiddos may recognize from going to the...

Social Media Boundaries For Special Needs Teens

Social Media Boundaries For Special Needs Teens

How dependent are you on the internet?   Why The Internet is Necessary   These days, many of us are completely dependent on the internet. Our work and our school may be on the internet. We do all kinds of business and talk to our friends on the internet....

Early Signs of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Early Signs of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Our CEPT Tip of the Month for January is all about Childhood Apraxia of Speech. What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?   Childhood Apraxia of Speech is a long term for a speech disorder that means a child may have difficulty making the movements needed for speech....

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