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Understanding Multidisciplinary Collaboration

April 19, 2023  |  Pediatric Therapy  |  By Encompass Pediatric Therapy

Multidisciplinary Collaboration – What Does it Mean? Encompass Pediatric Therapy Director Rachel Peterson and Encompass Behavioral Health Director Megan Walsh break it down for us and share how this dynamic approach takes the ‘whole child’ into consideration and leads to better outcomes for children and families. As directors of therapy programs focused on children and […]

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Neurodiversity: All Brains are Beautiful

April 21, 2022  |  Pediatric Therapy  |  By Encompass Pediatric Therapy

At Encompass we value diversity. We see the benefits of working with diverse families and employing a diverse staff. We even work to ensure biodiversity in our sensory garden. Recently, we have been exploring a new type of diversity — neurodiversity. According to Autistic Self-Advocate Dr. Nick Walker, “Neurodiversity is the diversity of human minds, […]

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Autocompasión de los Padres

March 16, 2022  |  Uncategorized  |  By Encompass Pediatric Therapy

¿Qué significan realmente el autocuidado y la autocompasión? ¿Por qué son tan importantes en la crianza? ¿Y cómo pueden los padres modelar esto para sus hijos?  Escucharan la información de dos madres expertas en el área de salud quienes compartirán  información y excelentes consejos sobre como se  aseguran de identificar y satisfacer sus propias necesidades […]

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Parental Self-Compassion

March 15, 2022  |  Parent Talks Podcast  |  By Encompass Pediatric Therapy

What do self-care and self-compassion really mean? Why are they so important in parenting? How can parents model this for their kids? Encompass Behavioral Health Manager Megan Walsh, MSW, LICSW, and Community Programs Supervisor Kim Kanzler, MA, CCC-SLP, team up to provide some great tips. We’ll also hear two parents share how they take time […]

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Learning to Eat Again

April 27, 2021  |  Early Intervention, Pediatric Therapy  |  By Encompass Pediatric Therapy

At 11 months, Violet loves to eat!  Her favorite foods are peas, carrots, blueberries, and ground beef. While that might seem like a pretty typical palette for her age, it was a rather turbulent journey to get to this point.  For the first few months of her life, Violet was breastfeeding and bottle feeding without […]

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Dealing with Behavioral Challenges from Disrupted Routines

March 17, 2020  |  Behavioral Health, Parenting  |  By Encompass Pediatric Therapy

By Sally Rasmussen, Encompass Special Educator, and Missy Budworth, Encompass Early Intervention Team Supervisor Our tendency as humans to be “creatures of habit” has been disrupted with the COVID-19 outbreak. Kids, as well as us parents, benefit from routines to feel a sense of predictability and control in our lives. With the closure of schools […]

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