How Play Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Reach Their Goals

  How Play Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Reach Their Goals Today we wanted to talk a little bit about play therapy, and how we use play to help children reach their therapeutic goals.  Gyms and Equipment   Working in a clinic like this is lots of fun! And working in pediatrics is great because… [read more]

Medicaid Waiver Programs For Special Needs Kids

Medicaid Waiver Programs For Special Needs Kids Recently I’ve had many questions about a very important topic. In fact, this topic is so important that I’m just going to do an outline of it right now, but later I’ll cover more parts of it in depth. We may even hold a meeting where we can… [read more]

Does My Child Need Physical Therapy?

One question we often get is, “Does my child need physical therapy?”   Sometimes it’s obvious that your child could benefit from physical therapy. Sometimes when you teach a child a new skill such as walking, running, jumping, it can be obvious that the child is struggling.    Does Your Child Have Trouble Sitting Still?… [read more]

Nonverbal Communication Tips For Special Needs Kids

Nonverbal Communication Tips For Special Needs Kids   Many parents bring their child to see a speech therapist because their child is not yet talking. But what many parents don’t realize is that just because their child is not talking that doesn’t mean their child is not communicating.   Ways Your Child May Communicate Without… [read more]

Skills That Are Developed From Bike Riding For Special Needs Kids

Skills That Are Developed By Bike Riding For Special Needs Kids Today we’re going to talk about bike riding. We get a lot of questions about bike riding which is great because bike riding is a fantastic skill for many reasons.   Balance   For one thing, riding a bike requires kids to be able… [read more]

After-School Care For Kids With Special Needs

  After-School Care For Kids With Special Needs One topic that’s been on our minds since it’s back to school time is after-school care.    How Often Will You Need Care?   After-school care is a complex topic because it depends on things like how many hours you work, how many days a week you… [read more]

Special Needs Playground in Allen TX

Features of Our Special Needs Playground We are so excited about our new playground! It looks great and it’s all finished. Our last step is to put down a special kind of astroturf that looks like grass, but it will be a little bouncy. This is used at most parks that have kids with special needs… [read more]

Grand Opening For Our New Allen TX Location

  Join Us For Our Grand Opening! We are excited to announce that we are officially open in our new location at 900 Junction Drive in Allen, Texas! We want you to join us for our official Grand Opening on Saturday, August 11 from 4:30-7:30!  Our New Address: 900 Junction Dr Allen TX 75013 We’re… [read more]

5 Tips For Getting Through The Airport With a Special Needs Child

Getting Through The Airport With a Special Needs Child I’m back by popular demand! I’ve had a request to talk about a specific topic related to air travel. This is an excellent topic and I wish I’d come up with it myself! But this topic request comes to you from one of our Mansfield parents.… [read more]