By: Jessica | December 13, 2019

The most wonderful time of the year can be a whirlwind of time sensitive planning, traditions, and emotions for both children and parents. At the root of it all is an opportunity to celebrate your culture and be with the people you love. Let's plan for success for all the season may bring.

Preparation

Talk to your Occupational & Speech Therapists for tips specific to your child.

Schedules
  • Countdown timeline: Use a calendar or visual schedule to highlight important happenings and count down the days.
    • This may include family coming to visit, decorations coming out / going away, traditions, holiday millstones, and school break beginning / ending.
    • Advent calendars can be a great facilitator of counting down. 
    • Spread out the joy by making ...

By: Jessica | November 05, 2019

Thanksgiving brings family and food together in the spirit of abundance and connection. For families who have children with challenges such as anxiety or autism, this holiday can bring an added layer of stress.

Preparation

This can vary greatly based on your child. Ask your Occupational Therapist how else you can prepare.

Conversations with your child

  • Use short descriptive sentences when talking about the day and how things will go.
  • Look at pictures with your child.
    • See pictures from last years Thanksgiving and talk about memories.
    • If going to an unfamiliar family member's house, show pictures of the host and their house.
  • Talk about the people who will be there.
  • Discuss the kinds of food they may encounter.
  • Review table manners.
  • Draw/color pictu...

By: Jessica | September 20, 2019

TheraTree is bring a WORLD CLASS Sensory Integration Training to Owensboro!


With many decades of experience in continuing education in ASI, the leaders at CLASI have developed the Certificate in Ayres Sensory Integration (CASI) with an emphasis on optimal learning methods for the various types of content. The result is a six module hybrid program which provides the convenience of self-paced, online learning with onsite learning for hands-on concepts that are enhanced through mentored experiences and feedback. 


Upon completion of the program, learners will critique, analyze, and use advanced theoretical-practical tools of assessment and intervention for best practice using ASI Theory and Practice.


CLASI CASI Modules 1, 2, 4, and 5 ar...

By: Jessica | July 06, 2019

TheraTree has built a bigger and better clinic with our Owensboro Community in mind!


Our new clinic is 1 mile from our current location. Our new 9,000 square foot clinic will be replacing our previous 3,500 square foot space on Burlew Blvd.


We will be seeing patients in our new office beginning August 5th.


Our new address is:

2605 New Hartford Road, Owensboro, Ky 42303

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