ABOUT US

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of every child that steps through our doors and support their families each step of the way. We believe each child is a miracle and has a unique story to tell. Our team of pediatric speech pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists truly have a passion for helping children and empowering their parents with the education and tools they need to see their children develop and succeed. 

 

We believe that parent and patient education are essential for children to develop skills to play, learn, socialize, and communicate. That is why every day we dedicate time to discuss progress and review our plans of care with our families. Knowledge is power and we are here to empower our families to help their children achieve their dreams!

 

We strive to help our families have a positive experience while receiving exceptional care. Our front office support staff is here to answer any questions families may have regarding our services, the referral process, insurance, or just to provide a tour of the facility if anyone would like to drop by. No appointment is necessary and we love giving tours and discussing the services we offer.

 

Our team of over 20 therapists bring a wide variety of specialties. Some of the programs we offer are feeding therapy, sensory integration, treatment for Apraxia/Articulation, ADHD and executive functioning training, aquatics, pediatric orthopedic rehabilitation, self-regulation biofeedback, infant Torticollis programs, Play Attention Neurofeedback, handwriting programs, and social skills training.

 

Recently, we posted a developmental screening tool for children ages 1-6. A short interactive survey will help you to know if your child is developing age-appropriate skills. We hope that you will take 2-3 minutes to try the screening tool. It will immediately email you to provide you with activities to help your child succeed should there be any areas of delay. If your child continues to display difficulty after implementing these activities for 2-3 weeks, just speak with your pediatrician about a referral to us!

Frequently asked questions

How do I get an Evaluation?


If you have not visited your Primary Care Physician within the past six months, please make an appointment with them to discuss your concerns. Texas and Arkansas Medicaid both require a referral from your Primary Care Physician in order to be authorized for a Speech, Physical, and Occupational evaluation. Although many private insurances do not require an initial referral, we recommend consulting with you PCP before receiving an evaluation.




What to Expect for Initial Evaluation?


When arriving for your scheduled evaluation, please check-in at the front desk. If you did not receive initial intake paperwork in the mail prior to the appointment, you will be given it at time of check-in.

Parents/Guardians are recommended to attend the entirety of the scheduled evaluation. You will be asked questions regarding your child’s everyday behaviors.

At the conclusion of the evaluation, the therapist may recommend home exercises and areas of concern to work on.

After your initial visit, please allow 2-3 weeks before inquiring on results. Once the report has been completed and all insurance requirements have been met, we will then contact you regarding the results and scheduling. Please keep in mind that many insurances require physician signatures and prior authorizations before scheduling therapy.




What do I need to bring for the Initial Evaluation?


Speech Evaluation: If you have any records of a hearing or swallowing test, we ask that you provide us with a copy.

Feeding Evaluation: If you have any records of a swallowing test, your therapist will need a copy for the evaluation. It is required that you bring the following materials:

  1. Two foods that your child does like to eat.
  2. Two foods that your child does not like to eat.
  3. A cup that your child often drinks from.

Physical Evaluation: If you have any records of a prior surgery or procedure, we ask that you provide us with a copy.

Occupational Evaluation: If you have any records of prior behavioral or sensory testing, we ask that you provide us with a copy.




What to Expect for First Day of Therapy?


When arriving for your scheduled therapy session, please check-in at the front desk. You will be provided with a Welcome Packet that includes your copy of the Evaluation.

If your child is being potty-trained or needs assistance with using the restroom, please do not leave the center.




Did You Know?


  • If you change Primary Care Physicians, you must notify your Medicaid provider.
  • Scheduled therapy attendance directly effects your eligibility to be re-authorized for continuation of therapy services. Medicaid requires an 80% attendance rate.
  • If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, we will reschedule to a more suitable time for you.





 

4824 McKnight Rd, Texarkana, TX 75503 

Tel: (903) 793-6135

Fax: 903-793-0053

[email protected]

Monday- Friday: 8:30-6:00

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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