The Importance of Consistency With Occupational Therapy

The Importance of Consistency With Occupational Therapy Today we’re going to talk about the importance of consistency with occupational therapy. Simply put, therapy works best when a child can attend every session, for the whole length of the session. Illness and...

Transition Planning For Special Needs Kids Between Activities

Transition Planning For Special Needs Kids Between Activities: A lot of our kids have trouble with transitions. Transitions are moments of change, such as being in the clinic and trying to transition from the lobby to the gym. Or at school or at home, transitioning...

Jobs For Young Adults With Special Needs

Jobs For Young Adults With Special Needs We’ve had a lot of parents talk to us with concerns about pre-vocational and vocational skills, and whether their family members will be able to seek competitive employment.  At Cutting Edge, we incorporate many of these...

Milestones That 5 and 6 Month Olds Should Achieve

  Milestones That 5 and 6 Month Olds Should Achieve Continuing with our series on child development, today let’s talk about infant development between five and six months of age.  Five Month Milestones: At five months a baby should be able to hold his head...

Tips For Going To The Movies With a Child With Special Needs

Tips For Going To The Movies With a Child With Special Needs When is the last time you went to a movie theater? For some of you, that was probably just last week! For others it’s been a year, or maybe two … or maybe since your child was born!  So what is the best way...

Reasons To Seek Physical Therapy Services

Reasons To Seek Physical Therapy Services 1. Lack of Normal Physiological Development: One of the things we most commonly deal with is lack of normal physiological development. We normally see this in children who were born prematurely, or who didn’t have any...

What to do After a Speech Therapy Appointment

What to do After a Speech Therapy Appointment One thing that we wish all of our speech families knew about is homework. Homework is so important. It’s the key to improvement. That three minutes we take at the end of your therapy session to come and talk to you is to...

How Speech Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Tell Better Stories

How Speech Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Tell Better Stories One question we often get from parents of kids in speech therapy is this: “How can I get my child to have longer stories?” As parents, you want to hear what your kids did at school that day, or what...

Tips For Finding a Babysitter For a Child With Special Needs

There’s one topic that comes up all the time, and it’s been coming up for years. It’s a topic that many of us have personally had to struggle with and overcome: Resuming that Date Night or special time with your significant other. Once you have a child who has sensory...

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