The Vocational Voyage

The Vocational Voyage

My Program   HI! I’m Rendi, an OT Capstone student from Baylor University- SIC’ EM BEARS!   I am here at CEPT for 14 weeks to complete my capstone project, “CHANCE” that develops vocational materials and skills for individuals with autism seeking employment....
The Benefits of Nature for Kids after Covid-19

The Benefits of Nature for Kids after Covid-19

Throughout Covid-19, children have had decreased opportunities to spend time in the natural environment. Being outdoors in play is vital for childhood development and offers building of social interaction skills with their peers, use of imagination, motor development,...
North Texas Giving Day 2022-Cutting Edge Cares

North Texas Giving Day 2022-Cutting Edge Cares

When is North Texas Giving Day?   North Texas Giving Day is just around the corner. This year North Texas Giving Day will be on September 22, 2022. It’s easy to remember—September 22/22! And on that day, we want you to remember Cutting Edge Cares, our nonprofit...
Why it is Important to Have a Plan When Discontinuing Services

Why it is Important to Have a Plan When Discontinuing Services

At Cutting Edge, our clinicians work very hard from your child’s initial evaluation to ensure that their treatment plan is helping them achieve their goals. Part of this plan includes having an idea of when your child has mastered their goals and is ready to graduate....
Mistakes Parents Make For Back to School

Mistakes Parents Make For Back to School

Going back to school can be a time of chaos, or it can run smoothly. I’ve made so many mistakes along the way and had so much chaos—but you don’t have to! Here are a few of the mistakes I’ve made that you can avoid by planning ahead: 1. Bedtimes. One...
Summer Intensives For Kids With Special Needs

Summer Intensives For Kids With Special Needs

It’s summer! Many of our families have been out on vacation. Many of them have also had sick kids or sick family members. Either way, it’s pretty common for people to have to miss sessions.   If you have had to miss sessions lately, summer is a great time to...
Tips For Going To The Beach With Special Needs Kids

Tips For Going To The Beach With Special Needs Kids

Are you going anywhere for fun this summer?   Many of our families go to the beach. The beach can be a great choice for our friends with sensory issues, or it can be a real challenge.   For kids who like sensory exploration, the beach can be amazing!...
Motor Issues In Children With Sensory Dysfunction

Motor Issues In Children With Sensory Dysfunction

Pediatric physical therapists work with children who have a wide variety of motor problems.  In recent years there has been an increase in the number of children who present with both generalized motor difficulties and sensory-based delays in developmental skills. ...
Training The Next Generation of Therapists

Training The Next Generation of Therapists

Training the next generation of therapists The demand for speech-language pathologists services keeps increasing, driven by the needs of a growing senior population as well as advances in healthcare that have led to great improvements in the survival rate of premature...