-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 NWA – Their mission is to provide the connection between individuals with Down syndrome and their community.
- See more at: http://www.dscnwa.com
Horses for Healing – Horses 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 Network – It 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 Society – Arkansas 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:
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
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.
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