Healthy Eating Tips For Special Needs Kids

Healthy Eating Tips For Special Needs Kids

Today we’re going to talk to you about nutrition and healthy eating.   Many parents have just thrown up their hands and said, “Ugh! Will we ever get there?” Don’t worry, you will!   In our clinics, we have some kiddos with significant feeding issues. This...

The Benefits of Dance for Kids with Special Needs

The Benefits of Dance for Kids with Special Needs

Improves motor development:   Through dancing, a child learns about body coordination and control through purposeful movements. Performance of each dance move requires moving the body through a variety of different planes of motion while using combinations of...

Spring Break Tips For Special Needs Kids 2022

Spring Break Tips For Special Needs Kids 2022

In our Allen office, Spring Break is the first week in March. In our Mansfield office, Spring Break is the week of the 14th. Some of you will be in school next week, and some of you will be out.   Whichever week is your break, we hope you can get out and have...

What Is Gestalt Language Processing?

What Is Gestalt Language Processing?

What is gestalt language processing?   Children who use echolalia are ‘gestalt language processors,’ meaning they process early language in ‘whole’ strings of sounds, or ‘chunks’, rather than processing single words. Gestalt language processors are not limited to...

Tips For Families With Multiple Insurance Policies

Tips For Families With Multiple Insurance Policies

  Many of you have changed insurance plans. Some of you have the same plans, but your benefits have changed with the new year. We are excited because we’ve done most of our benefit checks, and we can move forward!   Here are a few things we need to let you...

Occupational Therapy’s Role in the Transition to Adulthood

Occupational Therapy’s Role in the Transition to Adulthood

Going from the teenage years to adulthood is a huge transition in a person’s life. During this time, we work to develop our sense of identity, figure out plans for the future, and become more independent. This period can be difficult and scary for most of us, and our...

How To Get Your Special Needs Kids Back On Schedule

How To Get Your Special Needs Kids Back On Schedule

  Our kids have all been heading back to school. If yours have not started back yet, this is your friendly reminder to get them back on schedule, quickly! Start gradually pushing their bedtime up to the point at which they will need to go to bed during the school...

December Tips For Parents With Special Needs Kids

December Tips For Parents With Special Needs Kids

Holiday time is a great time! We love the time off work and school. We love the freedom to sit around in our pajamas all day! We are at different locations than we are used to, and we are not following the same schedule we usually do. For many of us, this is exciting!...

Understanding your Insurance Coverage

Understanding your Insurance Coverage

You call your insurance and ask them if a service is covered, and they will answer with a yes. You think, “great!” But, there’s more to it than that. We are going to tell you what they will not tell you. We do our best to get an accurate representation of your...

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