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Cleveland OT Talk: “Why Would My Child Need Occupational Therapy?”

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 19, 2019

When a child is referred for Cleveland OT (occupational therapy) services, parents are sometimes a bit bewildered. “Why would a child need to learn an occupation?” With other types of pediatric therapy, the name sort of says it all, right?…

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Should I Take My Child to a Brecksville Speech Therapist?

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 9, 2019

As a long-time Brecksville speech therapist (and mother) I know well the fact that children develop at different paces and in different ways. This is especially true when it comes to speech and language. Because let’s be honest: Learning a…

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Akron ABA Therapy Begins With ADOS Testing

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | June 2, 2019

If you are concerned your child might be on the autism spectrum, you are right to seek answers as soon as possible. That’s because while there is no cure for autism, the most effective treatment with the best long-term outcomes…

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Brecksville ABA Tips on Traveling With a Child Who Has Autism

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 8, 2019

Families across Northeast Ohio are gearing up for their summer travel plans. Although vacation is supposed to be a time of relaxation, new experiences and fun, the prospect of it can be overwhelming for families of children with autism. As…

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Cleveland Occupational Therapists: Sports Team Sensory Rooms are a Homerun for Inclusion!

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 8, 2019

The crowds, camaraderie, cranked up stereos and unpredictable seatmates: It’s a major part of why so many love sporting events. Conversely, it’s also the HE reason some will never set foot in these facilities – even if they love the…

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SLPs: Board Games Are a Winner for Autism Speech Language Therapy

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 8, 2019

Play is the language of childhood, which is why if you ever watch an autism speech-language therapy session, you may not even realize the speech therapist (or the child) is actually “working!”   One of our favorite tools? Board games! Board…

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Benefits of Akron Down Syndrome Physical Therapy

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | May 7, 2019

Raising a child with Down syndrome is full of so many unique joys and challenges. With loving parents, proper medical care and early intervention therapy (some combination of speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy, starting before age 5) many…

Cleveland Speech Therapists Can Help With Child Speech Delays, Disorders

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | April 30, 2019
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Study: Access to Ohio Autism Vocational Services Key to Success

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | April 28, 2019

One of the reasons our services for people with autism don’t cut off at the arbitrary age of adulthood is because our Northeast Ohio speech, ABA and occupational therapists recognize that success means ongoing support. A recent study bolsters the…

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Children “Thrive” at Inclusive Brecksville Summer Camp: Open House 4/14

By Therapy & Wellness Connection | April 13, 2019

Every child deserves the chance to experience the magic of summer camp – and children of all abilities benefit when they can experience it together! This Sunday, April 14th, we invite families to attend our Thrive Summer Camp Open House…