Resources


      -Non-profit Organizations in NWA                                      -Pediatric Dentist/Eyecare Clinics

-Play Therapists/Psychologists                                          -Suggested Sensory Products

 

Non-profit Organizations in NWA:

AIM- Autism Involves Me-  Autism Involves Me is an all-volunteer staff and Board of Directors. Those who serve are passionate about the cause of making a difference in the lives of those impacted with autism. Join the community and connect with other parents/caregivers.   

- See more at:  http://www.autisminvolvesme.org

Down Syndrome Connection of NWATheir mission is to provide the connection between individuals with Down syndrome and their community. 

- See more at:  http://www.dscnwa.com

Horses for HealingHorses for Healing is a nonprofit therapeutic riding center for individuals with special needs in Northwest Arkansas.      

- See more at:  http://www.horsesforhealingnwa.org

Autumn’s Re-ride Youth Ranch- Their mission is to rescue the equine, restore the heart of a child, and redeem hope for the family. They are located at 9397 NW 12th Drive, Bentonville, AR. Contact them through facebook or by calling (479)273-2771.

Arkansas Support NetworkIt is their intent to support the presence and participation of children and adults with developmental disabilities in their homes and communities.

See more at: http://www.supports.org

National MS SocietyArkansas chapter, join the community and view upcoming events in our area.

See more at: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/ARR

Sensory Processing Disorder – A resource guide for sensory processing disorders, including activites

See more at: http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com

Epilepsy Foundation – The mission of the epilepsy foundation is to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy and research to accelerate ideas into therapies.

See more at: http://www.epilepsy.com

 

Pediatric Dental/Eyecare Clinic Recommendations:

Dr. Brent Caple, DDS - This clinic offers primarily pediatric dentistry. This office is located at Village on the Creeks in Rogers.

See more at: http://drcaple.com

Smile Shoppe Pediatric Dentistry – They offer comprehensive dental care and orthodontics for children of all ages in a friendly, caring environment. They have locations in both Bentonville and Springdale.

See more at: http://smile-shoppe.com

Centerton Family Eyecare – They provide quality vision care products and personalized optometric services to patients in Centerton and the surrounding areas.

See more at: http://visionsource-centertoneyecare.com

Vold Vision - They are committed to providing the absolute best in subspecialty eye care available. They have locations in both Fayetteville and Bentonville.

See more at: http://voldvision.com 

Play Therapy/Psychologists Recommendations:

Christa Campbell – Join Christa at Encompass Health in Bentonville for play therapy. – http://encompasshealth.net

Dr. Fitzgibbons – She is a clinical psychologist working at Encompass Health – http://encompasshealth.net

Lakeland Behavioral Health System – Their focus is solely on two very special segments of the population: children and young adults ages 4 to 20 who have severe psychiatric and behavior disorders. – http://www.lakelandbehavioralhealth.com

Alexis Necessary – Join Alexis at Necessary Play, Child and Family Play Therapy – http://necessaryplay.blogspot.com

Fresh Roots Family Counseling - They offer play therapy for all ages as well as individual and family counseling. – http://www.freshrootsfamilycounseling.com

Harvey Pediatrics - They offer a full array of services to help your child maintain good health. – http://www.harveypediatrics.com

Suggested Sensory Products:

 Products which may be purchased in office:

NUK Brush – $5,  used for oral motor therapy

Theraputty – $5,  used for fine motor integration and to build muscle in the fingertips

Sensachewy Dog Tag – $8          Sensachewy Pendant – $10            Sensachewy Tubes – $10,  all are used in mouth sensory input

Sensory Pressure Brush – $5,  used for sensory integration therapy

Rapper Snapper – $5 (3pk),  used for bilateral coordination and sound therapy

Other recommended products:

Therapy ball – They are a great tool for developing gross motor skills, body strength, postural stability, and bilateral coordination.

Mini-trampoline – These are great for sensory integration, balance and coordination.

Balance discs – These are used in sensory integration therapy.

Weighted Blankets – These help those struggling from ADHD, anxiety, stress or insomnia

Pressure Vests – A vest that performs the same as a weighted blanket.

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Shop online for Sensory products:

Therapy Shoppe – https://www.therapyshoppe.com

Special Needs Toys – http://www.specialneedstoys.com

Sensory Goods – http://www.sensorygoods.com

Sensamart – http://www.sensamart.com

Vital links – https://www.vitallinks.net 

PDP Pro – http://www.pdppro.com