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Spooky Sensory Halloween Activities

By Hays Nichols, PTA, and Chelsea Bise, PTA With Halloween lurking around the corner, here are some fun ideas for parties, therapy sessions, and functional décor! Not all children can participate in all activities, so this list encompasses fun for […]

Finding Adaptive and Inclusive Halloween Costumes

By Maggie Strange, PT, and Tiffany Keenum, SPT One of the best parts of Halloween is undoubtedly the costumes! Parents love to see their children experience the excitement of dressing up and participating in trick-or-treating or other Halloween activities with […]

Christian’s Back-to-School Skills

Aveanna patient Christian joined our North Houston Clinic for therapy services in June of 2018. He came to us with significant delays in fine and gross motor skills as well as speech. From the very beginning, Christian had incredible support […]

Helping Hudson Communicate and Connect

Hudson is a four-year-old social butterfly. He’s been an extrovert since the day he was born. During his first two years of life, which were filled with appointments, tests, and surgeries, Hudson was never afraid when surrounded by doctors and […]

Finding the Perfect Therapy Team for My Son

By Maira, Erik’s mom Although my son, Erik, has always been a sweet boy, when he turned three his behavior began to change. I noticed a delay in his speech when he turned three years old, which was a bit […]

Helping Margo Find Her Voice

When Margo was diagnosed with profound hearing loss shortly after birth, her parents began researching options for early language development for children who have hearing loss. They read a lot of books, researched articles online, and spoke to young adults […]

Presley’s Speech Therapy Journey

Presley started therapy services with Aveanna in December of 2017. He was a bright, happy, and intelligent three-year-old. But Presley also had a severe fluency disorder and was beginning to show anxiety about the way he spoke. When Aveanna Speech-Language […]

Myra’s Therapy Team

By Delisa Derbyshire, PTA  Meet Myra. She is a happy, unstoppable three-year-old with Rett’s syndrome. Perhaps the most striking thing about Myra is her brightly attentive, beautiful eyes. Although she cannot talk, Myra communicates with her eyes in a way […]

Celebrating Nathaniel’s “Inchstones”

By Nathaniel’s mom, Alysha “To have joy in your heart, one must know how to appreciate the small things in life.”  – Unknown Our son Nathaniel was born with a rare SCN2a genetic mutation. Because of this mutation, he is […]

Halle’s Physical Therapy Journey

By Clay Reedy PT, DPT Halle began her Aveanna physical therapy journey by screaming at the sight of me. But the more often I came to see her, the more acclimated to my presence she became. After my first few visits, […]