Tips For Pairing With Kids With Special Needs

Tips For Pairing With Kids With Special Needs

Pairing is a vital part of bonding with your child, regardless of their age or skill level. It can be challenging and frustrating when you really want to play or hang out with them, but you feel like you aren’t connecting. Here are some tips to encourage connection...

The Number One Challenge Special Needs Parents Face On Halloween

The Number One Challenge Special Needs Parents Face On Halloween

What would you guess is the #1 problem our parents have with Halloween? Behavioral Issues   If you guessed behavioral or self-regulation issues, you’d be right! In fact, this is usually the biggest problem our parents face in any situation, or at any event or...

Pediatric Occupational Therapy-OT Tip of the Month

Pediatric Occupational Therapy-OT Tip of the Month

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Play is an important skill or “occupation" that is often overlooked as a form of development for many children. Occupations can be categorized as activities of daily living (ADLs), and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs)....

Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Long Term Effects and Early Diagnosis

Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Long Term Effects and Early Diagnosis

Today let’s talk about torticollis and plagiocephaly. What are these things? What is Torticollis?   “Torticollis” is a condition in which the baby’s neck muscle is short on one side, which makes the baby’s head tilt to that side. Another term for this is “wry...

North Texas Giving Day 2021-Cutting Edge Cares

North Texas Giving Day 2021-Cutting Edge Cares

We have a big event coming up! Soon it will be North Texas Giving Day! This year North Texas Giving Day is on Thursday, September 23. What is North Texas Giving Day?   What is North Texas Giving Day? It’s an annual event in which many, many people donate to 501c3...

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy For Special Needs Kids-Tip of The Month

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy For Special Needs Kids-Tip of The Month

What is Aquatic Therapy When working with neurodiverse patients, having the correct tools in your tool bag is the key to success. At Cutting Edge, one of our favorite tools is our pool. Aquatic therapy is a therapeutic modality utilized by our physical, occupational,...

Attending Events-What Special Needs Parents Should Know

Attending Events-What Special Needs Parents Should Know

What does the world look like, opening up post-pandemic? Specifically, what does it look like to go see a live show?   My son is an usher at the Performing Arts Center, and at Fair Park, and they are busy having reopening shows. He talks about how excited people...

Best School Districts For Special Needs Students

Best School Districts For Special Needs Students

Lately, we’ve been seeing a lot of buzz on the internet, and in chat groups, about all the people relocating into our DFW area. We have so many new families moving into the area. And with them comes our special needs families.   Families Moving To Texas  ...

Baby Sign Language-Tip of the Month

Baby Sign Language-Tip of the Month

Teaching children simple signs, or "baby sign language", can supplement their communication to benefit them in a variety of ways! Research has proven that when movement and signs are incorporated into communication, children are better able to remember what they have...

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