Attending Sporting Events With Special Needs Kids

We’re coming up on some major types of events at the end of the year now, and we always think about the excitement of going to a baseball game, or a basketball game, or a football game—any type of large event. Those are fun and exciting! But even though we all love...

Thanksgiving Feeding Tips For Special Needs Kids

We’ve been getting ready for the holidays, decorating our clinics with our holiday crafts! We’ve had a lot of parents ask us about the holidays because holidays are exciting, but sometimes they present challenges for our sensory kids. 1. Thanksgiving Day Menu One of...

Steps For Starting Occupational Therapy

We want to take a moment to explain to you why we put the steps in our process that we do, and help make the process make sense to you. Don't Hesitate First of all, we want to encourage you to go ahead and start the process if you at all suspect that your child might...

Trick or Treating Tips For Special Needs Kids

When it comes to trick or treating, an important question you should ask yourself is whether it’s better for your kiddo to go out for trick or treating, or to stay home? If you decide to stay home, we have a few things for you to think about. Staying home is a great...

Costume Tips For Special Needs Kids

Our subject for October is costumes! We have several costumes here at the clinic, did you know that? Our kids love to dress up in costumes. But the important thing to remember about costumes, or about any sort of holiday, is that many of our kids have tactile issues....

Occupational Therapy Treatment Plan Compliance

Today let’s talk about the importance of consistency and compliance with the treatment plan that’s given to you after your evaluation. Did you know that this is not only important from a clinical aspect, but also from an administrative aspect? That may seem silly. Why...

Homework Tips For Special Needs Kids

A topic that’s come up recently is homework. This is an ongoing topic. We deal with it every year! Homework presents itself with a degree of stress because it has a deadline, it has to be done at home after school, and it interferes with other activities. We have a...

What We Look For in an Occupational Therapist

In our office, we have a wall we like to brag about because it’s full of our therapists’ licenses and specialty certifications. Also, one of the most active pages on our website is our staff page, and we have our therapists write bios for this page because we know how...

Disaster Tips For Parents With Special Needs Kids

Disaster Tips For Parents With Special Needs Kids There have been many disasters in the news lately. We are often asked how we can prepare our families for a disaster. No matter where you live in the country you can have any type of environmental disaster, any type of...

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