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Archive for 2016

Happy Holidays!






It’s our opportunity to reflect on all the ways our lives are so amazing — and a time to share those blessings with others. The Stepping Stones Group family (which includes Cumberland Therapy, MyTherapyCompany, and AlphaVista) wanted to wish you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday and New Year! It’s compassionate individuals like you,…

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Pediatric Therapy Services, LLC Makes the Top INC 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies!






BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Inc. magazine recently ranked PEDIATRIC THERAPY SERVICES, LLC NO. 4362 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses.…

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Getting Ahead in Summer!






By Brittany Zehr, M.S., School Psychologist & Field Manager- Christina School District If you are like me, you’ve spent the last six weeks of the school year scrambling to get everything done.  No matter how well I plan, there are always last minute requests for evaluations, manifestation meetings, or a special friend who only needs…

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When It Comes To Special Ed, Majority Of States Miss Mark






Federal education officials are calling out more than half of states for failing to meet their obligations under the nation’s special education law. The U.S. Department of Education determined that just 24 states qualified at the “meets requirements” level. The rest of the states were identified as “needs assistance” or “needs intervention” for the 2014-2015…

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EXCITING NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ALPHAVISTA SERVICES, INC






Pediatric Therapy Services, LLC (“PTS” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a partnership with AlphaVista Services, Inc. (“AlphaVista”). PTS was formed in May 2014 through the combination of  My Therapy Company (“MTC”) and Cumberland Therapy Services (“CTS”). AlphaVista is based in Sunnyvale, CA and is a leading provider of speech-language, occupational therapy, physical therapy, school psychology and special education…

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Spring and summer is good time to educate families that drowning and near-drowning incidents are preventable!






This summer, across the state, families will take time to appreciate the beauty and joy of waterways and recreation opportunities. This also makes spring and summer a good time to educate families that drowning and near-drowning incidents are preventable! The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has recently updated the Drowning Prevention Web page at http://www.dds.ca.gov/Drowning/Index.cfm, and there…

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I SEE WHAT YOU ARE DOING






Written by Nichole On February 8, 2016   In Every Day Life, EncouragementTagged Education, School, See, Never Give Up TO THE TEACHER’S AIDE IN MY SON’S SPECIAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM: I SEE WHAT YOU ARE DOING As the parent of a child with special needs, I cannot help but be an overemotional ball of overprotectiveness most of the time. I have decided that this is…

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Schools Warned On Speech Services For Kids With Autism






by Michelle Diament | July 28, 2015 Federal education officials are reminding schools not to skimp on needed speech and language services for children with autism. In a letter to states, officials from the U.S. Department of Education say they’ve heard that an increasing number of kids on the spectrum may not be receiving services from speech-language pathologists…

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