When To Stop Occupational Therapy

A lot of parents ask us, “Am I ever going to be done with occupational therapy?” And we say, “No!” Just kidding. Your child will eventually discontinue OT services and transition to the community.  Often times there’s a false hope that develops when your child starts...

Handwriting Tips For Special Needs Children

One of the topics that comes up often in occupational therapy is handwriting. So here are some handwriting tips for special needs children. Handwriting can often times be the first indicator of a motor problem in fine motor development. A lot of our families will call...

Insurance Deductibles for Occupational Therapy

It’s a new year! Happy New Year!  Well, January means that insurance deductibles start over again. Now you’re thinking, “Oh boy, so I just spent all my money on Christmas presents, and now I have to pay my insurance deductible?” For most of you, your plan year starts...

Flexibility Training For Children With Special Needs

Our experience At Cutting Edge, we have the privilege of having leaders with decades of experience in occupational therapy, in many different clinics with different philosophies and models. When you shop around for therapy intervention clinics, it’s important that you...

Christmas Gift Ideas For a Special Needs Child

Christmas Gift Ideas For a Special Needs Child

  Hello again! It must be holiday time now, because our office is filled with decorations! We’ve been thinking about the subject of Christmas gifts, or holiday gifts, or gifts in general. We are asked this a lot, because many of our clients are not...

What is a Therapy Intensive?

We often get asked, “What is a therapy intensive?” And that’s an excellent question! It is exactly what it sounds like, an intensive form of therapy. Many of your kiddos are coming here two days a week for an hour. What a therapy intensive does is it allows us to use...

How To Make Occupational Therapy Affordable

We have a great topic we want to talk to you about today—it’s “How to make therapy affordable.” You might think that affordable occupational therapy is not possible, but we have learned so much in the 2 1/2 years we’ve been in business about how to handle this end of...

Four Challenges That Children With Down Syndrome Face

Recently we sponsored the Buddy Walk to raise Down Syndrome awareness, and that made us think that it was time to make a blog post to let everyone know how we here at Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy can help your children.  As you know, children with Down Syndrome face...

How do you know if occupational therapy is working?

Well, I pull out my crystal ball—no, I’m kidding! Actually, it is not an exact science. Occupational therapy is one of those things that is very individualized, and our families often ask me, “How long are we going to be in therapy? How do I know therapy is working?”...

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