Autism Awareness is Important! Contact Your Legislators!

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 Texas is grateful for national recognition of this developmental disability. It is important that our…

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

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 milestones.  As parents we know intuitively that these actions mean our child is thinking about…

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What’s Going On in McKinney?

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, accessible to many neighborhoods. By training, experience, and passion, our therapists specialize in all aspects…

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Self-Regulation in Young Children

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 in daily life. Self-regulation is the ability to control and direct one’s own feelings, thoughts,…

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Get Ready for a Great School Experience!

Get Ready for a Great School Experience! School will be starting again before we know it!  All children (and parents!) can prepare for a smoother transition from the flexibility of summer time to the set routine of the school day. Speech & Occupational Therapy of North Texas serves children of all ages and many of…

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