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Posture: Why It is Important and How an OT Can Help!

Written by Maritza Tafur, MOTR/L It is a pleasure to be working at Ally Pediatric alongside such a dedicated and talented staff. As an occupational therapist (OT) I strive to offer the best possible, evidenced-based services to our clients. OTs work on children’s skills through the pursuit of meaningful occupations such as play, social participation, […]

published at Monday, February 4th, 2019

Now Serving the East Valley!

We are pleased to announce that Ally Pediatric Therapy will be expanding to the East Valley! We will initially be offering in-home ABA services to Chandler and Gilbert, with a clinic expected to open this Spring!   To lead our East Valley expansion, Megan Tadvick, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA has joined the Ally team as a Clinical Director. Megan has over […]

published at Monday, January 28th, 2019

11 Thanksgiving Tips for Picky Eaters

    It’s Thanksgiving and everyone is feasting except my kid! How to help the picky eater.   By: Natalie Erling M.A., CCC-SLP   Food refusal, texture problems, picky eating, chewing troubles, fine motor difficulties. These are all common obstacles that parents face when it comes to getting their kids to eat. The holidays are […]

published at Monday, November 12th, 2018

Tricks and Treats for a Happy Halloween!

Written by Charissa Devlin, RBT   IT’S FALL Y’ALL!! This means Halloween is fast approaching! Did you know that applied behavior analysis (ABA) principles were at the heart of creating the holiday that we all know and love today? In 1938, in Des Moines, Iowa, police were called a record 550 times for reports of vandalism […]

published at Friday, October 19th, 2018

Halloween Tips and Tricks for Parents of Children with Speech Disorders

Written by Tara S. Boyd, M.A., CCC-SLP, Executive Director & Speech-Language Pathologist When I meet someone new and they find out that I’m a speech-language pathologist, I get a lot of questions. Almost everyone has a child in their life or social circle who has difficulty speaking or being understood. Sometimes people want to run […]

published at Thursday, October 4th, 2018