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July 2022 Newsletter


Visit First Friday & the Fourth of July Parade in Flagstaff!

Friday, July 1st | 4th of July at 9-11am

Therapy Tree will be participating both in First Friday, July 1st & the Fourth of July Parade in Flagstaff, AZ! Each First Friday of the month, art galleries & businesses in historic Downtown Flagstaff open their doors from 6-9pm with special art exhibitions, performances, live music, treats & much much more! During warmer months, live performances & vendors can be found in Heritage Square! The 2022 Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce / PEPSI Independence Day Parade will follow the usual route around Historic Downtown Flagstaff on July 4th in the early morning from 9-11 am. Visit website below for more information.

Providing Pediatric Speech, Physical,

Occupational Therapy & More!

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”

— Lady Bird Johnson, Former FLOTUS

Welcome to the Therapy Tree Team!

Brett L.

OT | Gilbert

Anthony M. T.

COTA Bilingual | Central PHX

Candace B.

SLP | Gilbert

Nayani P. C.

SLPA Bilingual | Glendale

Courtney R.

SLPA | Central PHX

Yvette G. C.

Front Office Spc. | SW PHX

Isabelle G.

OT | Tucson

Lauren H.

SLP | Gilbert

Jennifer F.

COTA| Glendale

Margot M.

SLP | Central PHX

Staff Spotlight!

You Plant the Seed, We Help You Grow.

Patient Testimonial

"The staff & therapist are AMAZING they've help my Grandson Eli so much. When we first started going he wasn't really speaking much, & over the years this boy has come a long way. Shout out to Ms. B, Meagan, Sarah & Makenzie. You Girls Are Rock stars. Thanks for all your help & patience."


Dolores W. 

Careers

Speech Language Pathologist:

Central PHX Clinic (Full Time)

Occupational Therapist:

Glendale Clinic (Full Time)

Occupational Therapist:

Southwest PHX Clinic (Full Time)

Physical Therapist:

Glendale Clinic (Full Time)

For more information visit therapytreeaz.com/careers 

Insurance Updates

Attention AHCCCS patients! AHCCCS is doing all re-enrollments currently & unfortunately this may affect your child. Please let the billing department or front desk know if your AHCCCS plan has changed. This will eliminate any gaps in service. If you are no longer going to be on AHCCCS please email billing@therapytree.com with your new insurance information. 

Thank you kindly.

billing@therapytree.com

It’s said that being a parent is like watching your heart walk around outside of your body. We share our children’s joy and excitement—and we also feel their struggles as deeply as if they were our own.

 

As a parent, you only want the best for your child. So, when you notice they’re having difficulty with their speech or language skills, you spring into action to support them (just like the superhero they already believe you are). Maybe you’ve noticed your child has difficulty understanding what’s said to them. At first, you thought it might be a hearing issue—after all, kids are always getting ear infections, right?

Therapy Tree Tip: For Parents

How "Floor Time" Can be Beneficial in Therapy

"Parents can use withholding techniques to help their children expand their language and make requests. If they have a favorite toy or food item withhold it until the child request it using sign language or simple language like "want food or more toy."

— Makenzie Moore, SLPA | Glendale Clinic

Storytime: Book of the Month!

But First, We Nap by David Miles

Featured Local Giveaway's

Cirque Mechanics donated two family packs of tickets, both pairs were gifted to our patients.

Cirque Mechanics is a fun and family friendly circus show with a bicycle twist to it! It is when a wacky bike shop mechanic interacts with cyclists and bikes. Accompanied by high flying trampoline artists, aerialists, trick cyclists and contortionists, he repairs more than broken pieces, he creates wondrous machines and inspires the cyclist in all of us to become a circus mechanic. Creative Director, Chris Lashua, came to Las Vegas with Cirque du Soleil in 1992. Before that he spent most of his career on a BMX bike or inside a German Wheel. His fascination with bicycles and passion for cycling are evidenced in this production.

Every two weeks we have a therapist or special guest read a children's book and post it on our Youtube channel. Did you know reading books to your children or them listening to a book reading improves their listening skills? The experts at Scholastic explain that listening is a skill kids must acquire before they can read themselves. They suggest that books on tape are a great addition to reading one-on-one with your child. These often provide entertainment value, too, like silly voices, music, and other embellishments. Every month we give away five of our Storytime books to a patient and each reader signs each book with a loving and special message. Make sure to subscribe to our Youtube Channel to stay alerted on our latest video!

Local Featured Event

More Local Events!

ArtWalk in Flagstaff

6 E Aspen Ave Suite 200, Flagstaff, AZ

Friday, July 1st, 2022


Frida Kahlo Immersive Art Exhibit

702 N. 21st Ave. | Phoenix Open

July 8th - 31st, 2022


4th of July Parade in Flagstaff

6 E Aspen Ave Suite 200, Flagstaff, AZ

Monday, July 4th, 2022


'The Lion King' on Broadway

1200 S Forest Ave, Tempe, AZ

July 5th - 31st, 2022


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