Why Sensory Issues Cause Feeding Issues

By popular demand, we’ve been asked to do a series on feeding.  When we assess kids for sensory issues, we find that feeding and food intake is a huge issue.  This is not surprising, because if you have sensory issues in your body you probably have them in your mouth...

Outdoor Activities For Kids With Special Needs

It’s spring! Have you been enjoying the nice, sunny weather? We often get asked about sensory-friendly outdoor activities. It’s really not as complicated as you might think. Many of the things we do with our typically-developing kids are also great to do with our kids...

Common Vision Issues With Special Needs Children

Often our clients come in and have questions related to vision. They notice that their kids have trouble with things like catching a ball—they may close their eyes and shy away from it, or it will be obvious that they’re having trouble tracking it.  Handwriting Or,...

Physical Therapy Services in Katy TX

We want to let you all know a little bit about what we do as a physical therapy facility as well as an occupational therapy facility.  A lot of the clients we see in physical therapy can be as small as a few months old. Sometimes babies are born with a condition...

Grocery Shopping Tips For Children With Special Needs

Hello everyone! We were just talking about grocery stores, and how challenging they can be. Many of our clients struggle with the challenge of getting through a grocery store, so we came up with some grocery shopping tips for children with special needs you can use to...

Valentine’s Day Tips For Special Needs Children

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day! We love holiday time, and so do the clients here because it’s a great opportunity for us to work on fine motor activity when we work on holiday crafts. We always try to incorporate themes into what we do, and your kids really love to do...

Core Strengthening Exercises For Special Needs Children

A topic that a lot of our families ask about is core strengthening exercises.  We do ask our clients to work on core strengthening exercises. The reason we do this is because we know a lot of our kids have muscle tone and general strength and endurance issues. We know...

Sensory Signals Vs. Behavior Issues

One thing we often hear from our families who come in for intake is that they’re frustrated—they’ve been to so many doctors, and their child has had so many tests, and in the end it all came down to sensory signals. They feel like they’ve been on a two-year mission to...

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...