Speech Therapy For Children With Special Needs

Speech Therapy For Children With Special Needs We are excited to finally have speech therapy services at Cutting Edge! And so we wanted to share a little bit about why it might be a great idea for you to bring your child here for speech therapy. Evaluations: For...

Listening Therapy for Autism

Listening Therapy for Autism A large part of our intervention that we do here is auditory processing. Sound can be a very important way of training the brain and helping the brain to organize itself better. Working with auditory processing helps the brain...

Reflex Therapy: What Parents Need to Know

Reflex Therapy: What Parents Need to Know Many parents come in with questions about reflexes, reflex integration and reflex therapy. We want to give you some background information about reflexes to help you make educated decisions about what therapies to pursue those...

Amusement Park Tips For Kids With Special Needs

One topic that comes up often with our families is going to amusement parks. All kinds of amusement parks—Six Flags, Disney, Sea World, etc. One thing to think about when you’re planning to take your child to an amusement park is their age—not only their chronological...

Vacation Tips For Children With Special Needs

Today let’s talk about holiday/vacation time, or as we clinicians and parents call it, change in routine! Sometimes it’s an exciting thing, but sometimes it’s a scary thing because a change in routine is always very unpredictable with our clients. Sometimes they’ll do...

4 Feeding Myths in Special Needs Children Debunked

Many parents come in with primary or secondary concerns about feeding. They often have a lot of anxiety about the feeding. Also, feeding can be very confusing, because on the one hand they want their child to eat good food, and on the other hand they just want the...

SOS Feeding

There’s a very special, newer approach to feeding that we’re using, amongst others, here at Cutting Edge. It’s called SOS feeding. It’s a sensory integration approach to feeding. We’re using this approach at both our Allen and Katy locations. It combines the textural...

How To Maximize Occupational Therapy Sessions

We did a blog post recently about how to choose your therapist. Now let’s talk about some of the things that are important from a parent perspective when you’re in therapy.  You’ve spent a lot of time selecting your clinic, completing paperwork, going to parent...

What to Look For in an Occupational Therapy Clinic

Certifications Here in our office we have a wall that is our favorite wall. It is the “Wall of Credentials.” It is full of all the credentials of our therapists here, from their national licensure to their state licensure, and their specialties: SIPS which show that...

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