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Free Webinar hosted by Grow with Shield Healthcare

Mark your calendars - Shield HealthCare is hosting a Roundtable Discussion today July 25, 2018, titled "Parenting a Child with Special Needs" Click link for information and to sign up. 

http://www.shieldhealthcare.com/community/grow/2018/06/25/parenting-a-ch...

 

 

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Sensory Night at the Perot Museum

Click on the image above to see more information about the Sensory Sleep Over hosted by the Perot Museum. 

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TOP Soccer

The McKinney Soccer Association recently announced the launch of its TOP Soccer Program for Fall 2018. TOP Soccer is for children ages 4-19 with special needs. Registration is open now and children do not need to be a resident of McKinney to join. 

For more information click https://www.mckinneysoccer.org/topsoccer-faq/

To register click https://www.mckinneysoccer.org/topsoccer-registration/

What is TOPSoccer …

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Life Hacks for Parents with Disabilities from Ellen Stumbo

We recently found this article on The Mighty written by Ellen Stumbo, and wanted to share with our VIVA Pediatrics families. There are some great time saving, stress free hacks that Ellen shares from other parents of kids with disabilities. We hope this helps you all out. 

 

https://themighty.com/2018/04/life-hacks-parents-of-kids-with-disabiliti...

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ANNOUNCING - VIVA PEDIATRICS' NEW COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE

VIVA Pediatrics is pleased to announce our new COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE

This package includes:

Flexible Schedules

Competitive Weekly Pay          

Paid Time Off

Major Medical with generous contribution from VIVA

Dental & Vision Coverage           

Prescription Concierge Service

Health Savings Account     

Flexible Spending Account      

Dependent Care FLEX

401K

Life Insurance   

Voluntary Life

Wellness Program and Incentives

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April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy month. This month and all year long,we celebrate VIVA's very own incredible Occupational Therapists, also known as OT's. 

According to The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.'s website 

"Occupational therapy services typically include"

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Spotlight on Therapy - OT, PT, and ST For Your Child, In Your Home

From birth and through the years, parents strive to provide support and opportunities for their children to grow physically, emotionally, socially and academically.  Parents focus on their child’s first words, first steps, counting, ABCs, writing their name and later progress to making friends, academic achievements, sports accolades and the list goes on.  Often, these “milestones” can occur so quickly that life seems to fly by.  There can be times when concerns linger about development, and parents search for guidance.  For children that need a boost, pediatric therapy can play a vital rol

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Especially Needed Easter Egg Hunt and Resource Fair

Register Today for the Especially Needed Easter Egg Hunt and Resource Fair on March 24th from 1-4pm at the McKinney National Airport. This is a Free Event for individuals with special needs and their families. Families must register at www.especiallyneeded.org to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt. Stop by and see us at our VIVA Pediatrics booth and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny too!!! We can't wait to see you there. 

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Feeding Tube Awareness Week

Feeding Tube Awareness Week - Did you know that there are over 300 conditions a child could have that would necessitate a feeding tube in order for the child to receive proper nutrition? Feeding tubes allow a child to grow, develop, and become stronger while often times receiving therapy that will allow them to one day eat by mouth.

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Charlotte's Day

Feeding therapy is such a paramount part of many of our patients' journeys. There are many tools and tips that our speech therapists provide families to aid with feeding. Today we want to introduce Charlotte's Day, an organization that provides specialized high chairs to assist with feeding time and therapy. If you think your child might benefit from a Stokke Tripp Trapp or a Keekaroo Height Right high chair visit their website for more information and talk to your speech therapists about it.

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