May 9, 2011

TherapyWorks’ Therapists Certified in Kinesio Taping®

Check out the article from Advance for Physical Therapy about their achievement. Amid the news of an increase in autism rates, Suzette Werner Jones, OTR/L, speaks with KOTV regarding an alarming new study. View the story and video here. Kathy Soland, MS, CCC-SLP, was featured in  Tulsa Kids. Read “Yackity Yack” to learn more about speech and language development.
April 9, 2012

Welcome!!

Welcome to TherapyWorks’ blog! We hope this space serves as an open forum to inform, entertain and inspire our readers. Everyday at our outpatient pediatric clinic, we treat children with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, speech and developmental delays and more. We strive to not only improve the lives of the children we treat but also their families. From time to time, we will post photos and stories of some of the kiddos who have made amazing strides and celebrate life’s little victories. We also want to educate people about pediatric therapy and how we use it to work […]
April 12, 2012

OT Manager

Congrats to Erin Kizzar, MOT, OTR/L, who has just been named TherapyWorks’ Occupational Therapy Clinic Manager! Erin has several years experience treating a wide variety of children including those with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Sensory Processing Disorder. She also has training in Floortime and the SOS Approach to Feeding. We are excited to have her step into this role. Way to go Erin!
April 14, 2012

Special visitor!

We had a special visitor at the clinic today…a baby kangaroo!! All the kiddos enjoyed seeing and petting him! Thanks to Safari’s Sanctuary in Broken Arrow for the visit!
April 24, 2012

Way to go, Cassie Jo!!

A spunky 4-year-old, Cassie Jo was diagnosed with spina bifida when she was born. Many children with spina bifida cannot walk or have difficulty walking and when Cassie Jo first came to TherapyWorks, she was using a walker and had very limited mobility. Receiving occupational and physical therapy at TherapyWorks for almost a year, her treatment sessions have focused on increasing her independence with walking with an assistive device.  Several months ago Cassie Jo’s therapists, Kea Averill, PTA, and Laci DiLibero, PTA, began training her how to walk with forearm crutches.  On April 11, 2012, Cassie Jo walked with her […]
May 1, 2012

Better Hearing & Speech Month: Listen Up!

Have you ever told your kids, spouse, students, etc. they have selective hearing? Well, the latest program implemented at TherapyWorks, Integrated Listening Systems, or iLs, aims to correct that problem and many more. iLs targets sensory processing, attention, memory, coordination, emotional regulation, reading/writing, self-confidence, self-expression and impulse control. Many children with ADHD, learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders have difficulties in these areas. iLs helps improve regulation, processing and motor skills by retraining the connections in the brain. One of our patients, Avery, has been using the iLs system since it was implemented at TW. It is used to  improve her ability […]