Physical & Occupational Therapy
Our primary areas of specialty are providing evaluation and treatment for children in need of occupational therapy and/or speech-language pathology services. Our therapists all have a strong core education and background in their area of specialty. In addition, the therapists at KidVentures hold many higher level certifications and have specialty training in a variety of areas, including the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT certification), Therapeutic Listening, Handwriting Without Tears, vision therapy, pet-assisted therapy, PROMPT, Zoo-phonics, Beckman Oral Motor assessment and intervention, and Talk Tools.
KidVentures offers several camps and group programs, which are available to clients and to children who are not clients, but may benefit from attending a group activity in a supportive environment. Some of the camps and groups offered at KidVentures include pragmatics and social skills groups, bike riding group, handwriting and phonics camps, a social outings group, winter/summer/spring camps, and food school.
The staff at KidVentures is committed to improving the lives of the children we work with. One of the ways we accomplish this is by providing inservices and presentations to parent groups, teachers, and other professionals on a range of topics within the realms of occupational therapy and speech-language pathology.
Speech-Language Pathologists have experience with children diagnosed with: autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, speech and language delay, fluency disorder, articulation/phonological impairment, cognitive impairment, learning disabilities, developmental delay, apraxia, and many others.
Occupational Therapists have experience with children diagnosed with: ADHD, ADD, sensory processing disorder, feeding disorders, Down syndrome, delayed motor skills or motor incoordination, handwriting difficulties, visual processing, chromosomal abnormalities, and many others.
-Free Screenings to determine if your child is in need of Speech, Social or Occupational Therapy.
-Extensive individual evaluations to determine your child’s needs, and we design their personalized plan of care.
-Individual therapy sessions-Allow children to achieve their goals in a personalized session. The therapist will plan sessions with your child’s goals in mind and choose materials and activities that he/she will respond to best.
-Group therapy sessions-Utilize Social Thinking and social cognitive strategies (by Michelle Garcia Winner and others) to improve the social communication skills of children with peers and adults.
-Feeding Therapy/”Food School”- Individual or Group Therapy sessions to address feeding aversions that affect children’s daily lives based on SOS feeding approach by Dr. Kay Toomey.
-“Parent Talk Time” after every session to help parents feel connected with the therapist and understand what can be done at home to help their child progress.
Description: Big Sky Pediatric Therapy provides occupational, physical and speech therapy to children with special needs in a warm, comforting and family friendly atmosphere. One of our priorities is to create supportive and nurturing relationships so that each family becomes part of the Big Sky family. We encourage parents to participate in weekly sessions and work hard to create home programs that establish therapeutic opportunities at home and school.
The Big Sky Team is extremely passionate about the care they provide your child. They are invested in quality care, serve as an advocate and establish relationships with other professionals involved in your child’s care.
Big Sky also offers a variety of social skills groups throughout the year. These groups change throughout the year and focus on various age groups and topics. Some of our recurring groups focus on handwriting skills, preschool preparation and executive functioning. Check our website for a current list of the groups being offered. Any child is welcome whether or not they are seen at Big Sky.
Little Engine Homecare, Inc. is your complete Pediatric Home Health Provider. Our services are provided to children birth through 20 years of age, and include Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Private Duty Nursing.
Therapy Center of Buda is a pediatric therapy center providing compassionate speech-language and occupational therapy services to children and adolescents in Buda/Kyle/South Austin and surrounding areas. They provide personalized therapy programs that are non-diagnosis driven. All treatment sessions offer one-on-one intensive therapy with a licensed therapist. Additionally, they offer free consultations to identify if a comprehensive evaluation is warranted. Parents and/or Legal Guardians are provided comprehensive reports (including testing results, plan of care, and additional recommendations) after the formal evaluation and all results and recommendations are discussed. Family involvement is strongly encouraged and carry-over activities are provided on a regular basis. Therapy Center of Buda is proud to have an in-house Certified Autism Specialist. She consults free of charge with any family requesting assistance.
Therapy Center of Buda works with an array of diagnoses including; Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia, Feeding issues, behavioral issues, chromosomal anomalies, Sensory Processing Disorder, Apraxia/Dyspraxia, Cerebral Palsy, Cognitive Impairment, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, Encephalopathy, articulation disorders, handwriting difficulties, and much more.
They select from the best methodologies to create personalized treatment programs including; Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, DIR ®, Executive Functions Training ™, Floortime ®, Handwriting, Without Tears ®, How Does Your Engine Run ®, It Takes Two to Talk ®, Kaufman K-SLP ®, SCERTS ® Model, Social Language Training ™, Superflex ®, Therapeutic Listening ®, and many more.