Miracle League

Speech & Occupational Therapy of North Texas is thankful for the opportunity to be a sponsor for the 2016 Mulligans & Miracles Golf Classic, which benefits the Miracle League of Frisco. Speech & Occupational Therapy of North Texas is proud to sponsor the 2016 Mulligans & Miracles Golf Tournament benefitting the Miracle League of Frisco. …

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April is Autism Awareness Month!

April is Autism Awareness Month! When you think about the many syndromes, disorders and illnesses that can impact an individual, you begin to appreciate the accomplishment of having this level of focus placed on autism spectrum disorders (ASD).   Autism has garnered this recognition and support because of the incredible hard work and advocacy of families…

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Keyboarding or Handwriting

What is the Answer for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders? By: Roxanne Thompson, OTR Children with autism spectrum disorders have many great thoughts and ideas to share with the world they live in. Giving them a method of sharing their written ideas is an important challenge we face as therapist, educators, and parents. How do…

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ADHD and Language Disorders

ADHD Concept for hyperactivity disorder and attention deficit behavior as a school desk with the letters carved into the wooden table as a healthcare symbol for childhood mental health issues. Have you ever wondered if your child might have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Perhaps a teacher or a friend has noted symptoms- like an…

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Case study for occupational therapy

Ari* is a 7 year old with a diagnosis of autism (ASD), who was referred to our clinic for an occupational therapy evaluation. His pediatrician recommended our clinic since we specialize in treatment of children with ASD and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. His parents were concerned that Ari had sensory, fine motor and attention…

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