Packing Tips For Traveling With a Special Needs Child

Packing Tips For Traveling With a Special Needs Child     I’ve been asked to give my opinion on the top three things you should pack when you travel, whether by air, land or sea.  1. Pack Comfort items.   Bring whatever is reinforcing to your child. Maybe that’s an iPad, or maybe it’s a… [read more]

Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy Moves To Larger Location

We’re Moving To Our New Location! If you’ve been following our social media for awhile, you know that every Thursday we post our Thursday Therapy Pool Update! We’ve got some big news for you! The building with the therapy pool is ready and we’ll be moving there July 16!    Our New Address   Mark… [read more]

How To Reduce Vacation Stress in Special Needs Kids

  2 Things Parents Can Do To Reduce Vacation Stress Summer can be a stressful time, especially if you’re taking a special needs child on vacation.  One way that we’ve found really helps is to talk over what you’re going to do with your child. We can play with them and pretend to go to… [read more]

How Social Stories Can Relieve Stress in Special Needs Kids

How Social Stories Can Relieve Stress in Special Needs Kids One way we like to help children learn how to cope with stressful situations is by incorporating play.    Before a Doctor/Dentist Visit   For example, if your child is having anxiety about going to the doctor or dentist we can role-play with them and… [read more]

Why Special Needs Children Need Consistency During The Summer

The Importance of Consistency During The Summer We’ve gone through another change of schedule. This means some of our kids are home more, and not in school. I want to remind you guys that this is an important time to work on your schedules and to find ways to provide structure for your kids.  … [read more]

How to Protect Kids With Special Needs From Summer Heat

Protecting Kids With Special Needs From Summer Heat This summer the Texas heat has arrived quickly!  The heat makes outdoor activities extra challenging. Many of our clients don’t have the language or the communication skills to tell us how they’re feeling in our wonderful Texas heat.    Different Heat Sensitivities   Each person is an… [read more]

How Physical Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Achieve Milestones

  How Physical Therapy Helps Special Needs Kids Achieve Milestones A lot of our clients’ parents are excited when they realize that not only do we do occupational therapy and speech therapy, we also do physical therapy! Important Milestones Lots of times kids are referred to us for physical therapy when they’re having delays in… [read more]

Therapy Intensives For Summer For Special Needs Kids

  Therapy Intensives For Summer   Wow, can you believe summer is here? Time is flying by!   Why We Offer Therapy Intensives   As you know, summertime at Cutting Edge is super busy! We’ve got camps, social skills classes, and all kinds of things going on! But we also want to remind you to… [read more]

The Importance of Our OT Students

The Importance of Our OT Students   Today we want to tell you all about an exciting program we have here at Cutting Edge Pediatric and Adult Therapy that we’re really proud of. We have contracts with 20-25 different universities to provide educational experiences for students who are studying speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical… [read more]

Tips For Attending a Graduation With a Special Needs Child

Tips For Attending a Graduation With a Special Needs Child   Let’s talk about graduation because it’s that time of year when we have lots of graduations going on. This information is really relevant at any time, but I know we have a lot of graduation ceremonies coming up. We talk about a lot of… [read more]