Vaccination Tips For Special Needs Teens and Adults

Vaccination Tips For Special Needs Teens and Adults

Let’s talk about vaccinations! Our Staff   Here at Cutting Edge, we qualify as 1A for getting the Covid-19 vaccine because we are in health care. That said, it’s really up to each employee to make that decision for themselves. Most of our staff has decided to get...

Summer Camps For Kids With Special Needs 2021

Summer Camps For Kids With Special Needs 2021

The weather is getting warmer! I’ve been wearing capris and enjoying the sunshine (when we have it)! I’ve also been wondering what summer will look like this year, so I took to the internet and found that … camps are back! Many camps have said that they will be open...

Graduation Tips For Special Needs Kids 2021

Graduation Tips For Special Needs Kids 2021

It is graduation season!   I had the privilege of going to my oldest son’s graduation ceremony a few weeks ago! I was excited to see how they were going to manage graduation under our current conditions with the pandemic. Check-In Registration   My son...

Marriage Advice For Special Needs Parents

Marriage Advice For Special Needs Parents

It’s hard to raise kids with special needs. In a family with a special needs child, there is not only strain between the parent and child, as the parent figures out how to navigate the child’s needs, but also between spouses or partners. The last time I checked, the...

The Best Jobs For Special Needs Students and Adults

The Best Jobs For Special Needs Students and Adults

We are going to continue talking about employment this week.   Helpful Job Resources   Families often ask me what kinds of services the State of Texas provides for individuals with disabilities or who have special needs who want to be employable. The...

Interview Tips for Special Needs Teens and Adults

Interview Tips for Special Needs Teens and Adults

Here at Cutting Edge, we treat clients all the way up to young adulthood. For our young adults, we work on pre-vocational skills and employability issues. Often this means we talk about the interview process, and important tips that interviewees should know about the...

How To  Approach Puberty

How To Approach Puberty

As our kiddos are getting older, we have to realize the importance of having conversations about their bodies and the natural changes that are happening/will happen. Yes, they hear bits and pieces from school or may take a sexual education class with their typical...

How to Keep Special Needs Kids Calm During a Power Outage

How to Keep Special Needs Kids Calm During a Power Outage

Technology Today I want to touch a little bit on situations in which we have power outages. Many of our kiddos here are very dependent on technology for leisure and recreation. Your therapists, particularly your OTs, are working very hard on developing other types of...

Spring Break Tips For Special Needs Kids During COVID

Spring Break Tips For Special Needs Kids During COVID

Spring Break is here!   For some people, life changes and schedule changes are fine! But for many of our kiddos, this is not the case. COVID   Because the pandemic is still going on, and not everyone is vaccinated, and we still have to think about masks,...

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