Occupational Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor
As a pediatric Occupational Therapist, Deanna has gained vast experience. She has been a provider in residential facilities, schools, hospitals, clinics, home health, outpatient assessment programs, and early childhood education program...
Psychology Testing Technician
Naomi received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hendrix College in 2015. Starting in the Fall of 2019, she will be attending Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling in order to attain her
What do playing with play-do, climbing on a rock wall, organizing school supplies and learning how to cook have in common? All of these activities may be happening right now in an Occupational Therapy (OT) session at New Horizons Wellness … Read the rest
African American History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans. This a time for recognizing their central role in United States history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. … Read the rest
Have you and your kids been struggling to get back into a routine after winter break? It always takes a bit of time before finding your groove again after all the excitement of the holidays. Creating routine not only helps … Read the rest
In Recognition of AAC Month, we are sharing resources about how to support your child in learning how to use AAC at home.
What is Aided Language Stimulation and Why is it so important?
If your child has been introduced … Read the rest
First, your child completed trials of Augmentative and Alternative Communication techniques with your Speech-language Pathologist. Then, an AAC evaluation was performed. This was followed by the device request process. Now, your child has a speech generating device (SGD). What are … Read the...
Throughout October, our speech-language pathologists will provide information and resources about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). There are deals that are going on that you don’t want to miss! If you need a refresher about what AAC is, check out … Read the rest
Do you think much about the safety of the backpack that you carry?
National School Backpack Awareness Day is an educational event is sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association to support students of all ages. In addition, the Occupational … Read the rest
ADHD Evaluations: Comprehensive assessment of executive functioning, behavioral functioning and social communication as it relates to a diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
These evaluations may be completed for adults or children and examine thinking components a...
What do Speech-Language Pathologists do?
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are experts in communication. They work with people of all ages, from babies to adults. Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose, treat and help prevent disorders. Speech therapy addresses speech sound errors, l...