Flexibility Training For Children With Special Needs

Our experience At Cutting Edge, we have the privilege of having leaders with decades of experience in occupational therapy, in many different clinics with different philosophies and models. When you shop around for therapy intervention clinics, it’s important that you...

Christmas Gift Ideas For a Special Needs Child

Hello again! It must be holiday time now, because our office is filled with decorations! We’ve been thinking about the subject of Christmas gifts, or holiday gifts, or gifts in general. We are asked this a lot, because many of our clients are not developmentally at...

What is a Therapy Intensive?

We often get asked, “What is a therapy intensive?” And that’s an excellent question! It is exactly what it sounds like, an intensive form of therapy. Many of your kiddos are coming here two days a week for an hour. What a therapy intensive does is it allows us to use...

How To Make Occupational Therapy Affordable

We have a great topic we want to talk to you about today—it’s “How to make therapy affordable.” You might think that affordable occupational therapy is not possible, but we have learned so much in the 2 1/2 years we’ve been in business about how to handle this end of...

Four Challenges That Children With Down Syndrome Face

Recently we sponsored the Buddy Walk to raise Down Syndrome awareness, and that made us think that it was time to make a blog post to let everyone know how we here at Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy can help your children.  As you know, children with Down Syndrome face...

How do you know if occupational therapy is working?

Well, I pull out my crystal ball—no, I’m kidding! Actually, it is not an exact science. Occupational therapy is one of those things that is very individualized, and our families often ask me, “How long are we going to be in therapy? How do I know therapy is working?”...

Gyms For Children With Special Needs

When parents of children with special needs come in to our gym they often ask me, “What is the purpose of all this equipment? What purpose does it serve?” In pediatrics it’s really important to remember that it’s all about play! We do occupational therapy through...

Birthday Party Planning for Children with Special Needs

This topic came as a special request from one of our Facebook fans who has seen some of our videos. The topic is, “How do I handle birthday parties?” This is an excellent request because it’s a very important subject. For our typically developing children, birthday...

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