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Do You Rely on Health Insurance to Cover Pediatric Therapies?

13th Apr 2017

Do You Rely on Health Insurance to Cover Pediatric Therapies? Our country is going through a pivotal time in regards to insurance. While our federal legislators are working on yet another healthcare bill, on a personal level we sometimes don’t [...]

Autism Awareness is Important! Contact Your Legislators!

16th Mar 2017

Autism Awareness is Important!  Contact Your legislators! April, which is Autism Awareness Month, is almost upon us!   As a practice comprised of pediatric therapists who evaluate and treat many children on the autism spectrum, Speech & Occupational Therapy of North [...]

How Can I Boost Communication Skills for My Child with Down Syndrome?

11th Mar 2017

How Can I Boost Communication Skills for My Child with Down Syndrome? Children with Down syndrome typically have moderate to severe speech and language delays.  As a result, they will learn to speak at a slower rate than their same [...]

Do Toddler Language Skills Impact Social and Emotional Development? Absolutely!

16th Feb 2017

Do Toddler Language Skills impact Social & Emotional Development? Absolutely! We all know that language development in young children is important.  Observing a prelinguistic communications, like waving bye-bye, or pointing to a toy, much like witnessing the first step, are treasured [...]

How Can You Help Your Infant or Toddler with Speech and Language Development?

5th Jan 2017

How Can You Help Your Infant or Toddler with Speech and Language Development? So you now have that precious baby or toddler as part of your life. Whether it was a long planned event or a surprise, one thing is […]

Is the PROMPT Technique a Good Fit for Your Child with Motor Speech Challenges?

1st Dec 2016

Is the PROMPT Technique a Good Fit for Your Child with Motor Speech Challenges? If your child struggles with a significant speech disorder, you want to find an approach that will make a noticeable difference in the least amount of [...]

A Child’s Behavior Serves a Function – But the Outcome Impacts Everyone

26th Oct 2016

I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love my son Sam.  Probably about the same amount you love your child!  I enjoy so many things about him.  However, there are many aspects of life with Sam that [...]

What’s Going On in McKinney?

11th Oct 2016

Well, exciting things are happening at our McKinney location!  Speech & Occupational Therapy on North Texas has three great pediatric speech pathologists in McKinney along with a wonderful pediatric occupational therapist.  We are located just west of Ridge on Virginia, [...]

Articulation Disorder or Phonological Disorder? What is the Difference?

9th Sep 2016

A child’s verbal speech intelligibility is one of the most common referral reasons for speech therapy. By 2 years of age, a child’s speech should be 50% intelligible to an unfamiliar listener, by 3 years of age 75% intelligible to […]

Self-Regulation in Young Children

4th Aug 2016

Occupational therapists at Speech & Occupational Therapy of North Texas often treat children with sensory challenges. Helping families understand self-regulation and helping our clients develop better coping skills for sensory regulation leads to greater success with treatment goals and participation […]

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