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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween at CTG!

Happy Halloween from Capital Therapy Group Austin! Here’s a glimpse into our day today! (App Review Thursday will be back next week) Halloween treats from GiGi’s Cupcakes! Back to work…  Took a break to make owl cupcakes! A great activity for following directions and targeting vocabulary and functional routines! They are also delicious! Spooky ghosts […]

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World Stroke Day

October 29th is “World Stroke Day” ´╗┐ Did you know that a stroke knows no boundaries? It can affect newborns, children, teens and adults. It can happen at any time, day or night. Often, after a stroke, patients require speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy to return to a good quality of life. For […]

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Fun Friday!

*Fun Friday* Halloween Edition: Part 2 Welcome back to “Fun Friday” where we let you know about fun activities for children and families happening in and around the Austin area! Here’s what’s happening this weekend and into next week:  Remember: Halloween is next Thursday! Halloween Bash, Friday, October 25, 5 p.m., The Little Gym of […]

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*App Review Thursday* Welcome back to App Review Thursday! Today’s app review features “Rainbow Sentences” by Mobile Education Store.  This app is available in the iTunes Store for $7.99. The following excerpt, taken from the Mobile Education Store website, describes Rainbow Sentences:  “Rainbow Sentences is designed to help students improve their ability to construct grammatically […]

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OT Tuesday!

*OT Tuesday!* Welcome back to OT Tuesday! Last week we posted about AOTA’s “Morning Routine” recommendations to help making mornings easier for families. Consider the following activity tips to encourage successful mornings: 1. Prepare children morning time demands: Talk to your children the night before about what will happen each morning. Ask them to name […]

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SLP Monday!

*SLP Monday* Happy Monday!  In our final segment of ASHA’s “Identify the Signs” campaign post we will relay some info from their website regarding “Knowing the Facts”.  Please visit The Facts for more information! According to ASHA: 45% of SLPs and Audiologists believe that a lack of awareness/education is the leading barrier to early detection. 64% of […]

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Fun Friday!

Welcome to Fun Friday! Here are some activities going on this weekend for families (some are for those with special needs and other are for everyone) “Boo at the Zoo”: Austin Zoo’s annual fall fundraiser benefiting their rescued animals. Activities include a haunted train ride, walking through a haunted house and spooky lights throughout the […]

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*App Review Thursday* Welcome to “App Review Thursday” where we will share some of our favorite iPad and tablet apps that we use in therapy. Apps we use may be used for treatment or just for motivation throughout the session.  Our first app review is for “Speech Stickers”: Makers: Serious Tree LLC Designed by a […]

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PT Wednesday!

Welcome to PT Wednesday!  Did you know? Pediatric Physical Therapists work with children and their families to assist each child in reaching their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation in home, school and community environments.  PTs use their expertise to promote independence, increase participation, facilitate motor development and function, improves strength […]

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OT Tuesday

OT Tuesday! Establishing Morning Routines AOTA reports that the morning routine is sometimes the most dreaded part of the day for families.  Having to get your children (and yourselves) up, dressed, fed, prepared for the day and out the door can be a stressful situation for everyone involved! AOTA suggests the following tips for making […]

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