Pediatric and Adult Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapies for Persons with Special Needs
TEAMability specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities and disorders which affect the way they move, function and communicate in their world. Our licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists are trained specifically in the treatment of individuals with special needs. In our practice we see potential in every person. It is our goal to help each individual we treat to exceed expectations and experience the joy of accomplishment.
Cortical Visual Impairment Community and Family Education Program
Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the western world. Yet, it is misunderstood and difficult to diagnose. TEAMability offers the regions’ only program for assessment and intervention for children 0-22 who have or are suspected of having CVI. Parent and educator education is an integral part of this program.
The CVI team is comprised of three Certified Teachers of the Visually Impaired, including two Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists.
Parent Support and Education Program
Parent Forums provide caregivers information and support in a relaxed atmosphere. Discussion topics are chosen by parents/caregivers. Each meeting leads to lively conversations – the sharing of ideas, information, resources, challenges and solutions. Friendships are made and isolation reduced.
Family fun activities and outings offer the opportunity to strengthen family bonds and to make friends with families who share similar challenges all while participating in fun, inclusive activities.
Continuing Education Program
TEAMability offers continuing professional education tailored to meet the specific needs of educators and medical professionals, including workshops, mentoring, and opportunities for fieldwork. TEAMability is a Texas Education Agency Certified Professional Education Provider.
The most effective programs for individuals with disabilities are those in which educators and medical professionals have the special skills needed to meet the unique challenges of individuals and their families.
School District Support
Children spend a large part of their lives in school and benefit if teachers and therapists communicate and collaborate. The therapists provide specific information about the child’s functional abilities and teachers and therapists c work together to identify strategies that result in achievement.
TEAMability offers school district support through workshops, individual student assessments and provision of supplemental student services at TEAMability.