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Pediatric Therapy

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, […]

Increasing Isabella’s Independence

By Hays Nichols, PTA I started working with Isabella, one of my younger clients, in January. She was close to turning two, and her mother was getting worried – her baby girl wasn’t walking yet. But we knew that, with […]

I Can and I Will

“I can and I will.” That’s eleven-year-old Kennedy’s motto. She repeats it to her grandmother and mother, Tashia, every morning. “Kennedy puts her leg braces on and is ready to face the world,” Tashia beams. When other kids ask Kennedy […]

Nick’s First Day of School

The first day of school is an exciting time for any student. But for our patient Nicholas, it was a particularly special milestone this August. Nicholas started coming to the Aveanna therapy clinic in Houston, Texas three years ago. At […]

Understanding Equine-Facilitated Learning

What is EFL Therapy? Equine-Facilitated Learning EFL stands for Equine-Facilitated Learning.  It is a form of therapy that is used most typically for children who have mental or emotional disorders especially like ADD and Autism. It brings horses and children […]

Asher’s Badges of Strength

Asher is our latest patient superstar and boy, has he accomplished some amazing health milestones! Born on August 10, 2016, Asher had some complex medical challenges that left him needing repair to his intestinal perforation and a colostomy procedure at […]