Celebrating New Year’s Eve With Special Needs Children

Celebrating New Year's Eve With Special Needs Children   So, here we are! It’s the end of the year, and another year comes.   Many parents ask us about holiday celebrations, especially New Year’s and New Year’s Eve.   Will you be home or go out?  ...

The Importance of Therapy During The Holidays

The Importance of Therapy During The Holidays   We are in the season of holidays and celebrations, and this blog topic was requested by your clinicians. They wanted me to remind you that it’s important that your kiddos continue their therapy sessions during the...

Tips For Attending a Christmas Tree Lighting Event

Tips For Attending a Christmas Tree Lighting Event   Holiday fairs, festivals, parades, tree lightings, Christmas parties, family events! Let’s do all of these things in one week!   Just kidding!   Plan Wisely   When you think about doing these...

Tips For Single Parents of Special Needs Kids

Tips For Single Parents of Special Needs Kids   We have many clients at all three locations of Cutting Edge who are single parents. I have a great deal of admiration for these parents! It requires a lot of perseverance to raise a special needs child, but raising...

How We Teach Special Needs Kids About Stranger Danger

  How We Teach Special Needs Kids About Stranger Danger   Parents often ask us about how we go about adapting the content of our program from our little kids to our adolescents and young adults, so we thought we’d spend some time doing blogs and videos about...

What I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

What I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now Someone asked me this week, “What do you wish you knew then that you know now? What would you have done differently?”   It Will Be Okay   I think the most important thing I’d go back in time to tell myself is this: It...

Thanksgiving Activities For Special Needs Kids

  Thanksgiving Activities For Special Needs Kids   The holidays are coming up fast, and this week I’ve been getting our Thanksgiving craft ready. We will be making turkey potatoes! We have googly eyes to put on the potatoes, and we’ll give them legs and...

Fall Reminders For Parents of Special Needs Kids

Fall Reminders For Parents of Special Needs Kids   Routine, routine, routine!   Our kids are all about routine. When our routine gets thrown off that definitely has an effect on our kids. As we transition from summer to fall to winter, routines start to...

How We Help Special Needs Kids With Anxiety

How We Help Special Needs Kids With Anxiety   When you are inside one of our therapy rooms you might see some brightly colored charts.   Zones of Regulation   These represent what we call “Zones of Regulation.” This is one of the many ways we work with...

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