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April 8, 2019

Doniella Adame is a hard working, and loving mother to her son, Noah. Doniella and her husband bring Noah into Circle Creek Therapy for Speech & Occupational Therapy because Noah has a language delay. 

We admire Doniella for her determination & great attitude, so we kne...

March 19, 2019

We all know that it's important to drink water, but we do we actually do it? Not necessarily.

Our physical therapists here at Circle Creek Therapy suggest that you should drink about 32 oz of water each day because some of your daily value also comes from the food that...

March 11, 2019

Our waiting room has power. No, I’m not talking about the power in the waiting room, but instead the power of the waiting room.

I never realized how much power a waiting room could have until my first graduate student started seeing some of my patients. Up until then, I...

December 27, 2018

What is Figure Ground?

The ability to perceive a form and find it hidden in a conglomerated ground of matter. 

Visual figure-ground refers to the ability to locate & identify shapes & objects embedded in a busy visual environment, or the ability to attend to one activity...

December 19, 2018

What is Visual Closure? 

This reflects a child's ability to look at an incomplete shape, object or amount, and fill in the missing details in order to identify what it would be if it were complete. This skills requires abstract problem solving. 

Can cause problems with: 

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December 19, 2018

My son isn’t talking.  

There, I said it. I’m a speech-language pathologist; I own my own rehabilitation therapy clinic. This is what I do for a living, and my son has an expressive language delay. My son spends his days in my clinic, interacting with clients, parents a...

December 18, 2018

In my experience, many times people hear the phrases “core stability” or “core strength” and think as physical therapists we are talking about having “abs of steel,” but that is not the case.

Our core muscles are the foundation muscles that allow movement to occur.

You...

December 3, 2018

Rachael Conrad is an incredible, loving, & devoted mother. She has two children, & her youngest son, Seeley, is diagnosed with autism. 

Autism is a disorder that is usually diagnosed when a person struggles with forming or maintaining relationships, communicating we...

November 17, 2018

What is Visual Discrimination?

This refers to a child's ability to differentiate between objects & forms. It gives us the ability to notice subtle differences & to identity if something does or doesn't belong.

If your child  struggles with Visual Discrimination, you...

November 9, 2018

What is Sequential Memory?

It is the ability to remember a series of forms and find it among four other series of forms. Visual sequential memory reflects a child's ability to recall a series or sequence of forms. 

But if someone struggles in this area, it can cause prob...

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