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Author: Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

Encompass Pediatric Therapy Clinic FAQs

July 5, 2019  |  Pediatric Therapy  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

What is the Encompass Pediatric Therapy Clinic? The Encompass Pediatric Therapy Clinic is an outpatient clinic that provides therapy services in a variety of disciplines to help children 0-8 reach social-emotional, communication, adaptive, sensory, cognitive, and physical developmental milestones. All of our interventions rely on evidence-based practice, ensuring that your family is getting top-quality care. […]

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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

May 6, 2019  |  Child Development, Pediatric Therapy  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of professionals like Speech-Language Pathologists in providing life-altering treatment. For 2019, the BHSM theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has many resources to help you celebrate all month long. Here […]

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April is Occupational Therapy Month

April 2, 2019  |  Early Intervention, Pediatric Therapy  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

Happy Occupational Therapy month, everyone! Encompass is the proud home to six talented, passionate, and creative occupational therapists. Our OT team includes Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs). Our OT team works in both our Pediatric Outpatient Clinic and Birth to Three Early Intervention programs, providing functional, meaningful therapeutic programming to children […]

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March is Social Work Month!

March 12, 2019  |  Behavioral Health  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country to turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the important contributions they make to society. Every day, the nation’s 680,000 social workers work to empower and elevate millions of people, including some of the most vulnerable in […]

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How Therapists Play with Toys

December 10, 2018  |  Pediatric Therapy, Play  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

“I never thought to play that way!” This is a refrain that pediatric therapists hear frequently. As therapists, we have years of training in science, theory, and practical application of therapy approaches. As pediatric therapists, we have the unique task of figuring out how to use these therapy approaches in a manner that is engaging […]

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Top Toy Recommendations from the Pediatric Therapy Team

November 16, 2018  |  Pediatric Therapy, Play  |  By Lindsey Cooper, MA, CCC-SLP

With the gift-giving season upon us, we asked our Pediatric Therapy team for their recommendations for gifts. Here are some of their favorites! Ashley Fletcher, Occupational Therapist “Prima Ballerina is a great gift for kids working on imitation skills, body awareness, and balance.” Ashley also recommends this stacking toy. “Fat Brain Toys SpinAgain Stacking Toy […]

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