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Alma

344 Fayetteville Avenue
Alma, AR 72921

(P) 479.632.4600
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Arkadelphia

702 Hickory Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923

(P) 870.464.1337
(F) 870.464.1338
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Conway

2740 College Avenue
Conway, AR 72034

(P) 501.329.5459
(F) 501.327.1738
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Frisco

6025 Sports Village Road
Frisco, TX 75033

(P) 214.687.9374
(F) 214.687.9385
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Little Rock

1900 Aldersgate Road 
Little Rock, AR 72205

(P) 501.821.5459
(F) 501.821.6116
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

North Little Rock

4901 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118 

(P) 501.791.3331
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Russellville

301 N Sidney Ave 
Russellville, AR 72801

(P) 479.890.5494
(F) 479.498.9665
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sherwood

1540 Country Club
Sherwood, AR 72120 

(P) 501.753.5459
(F) 501.753.5463
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Van Buren

2010 Chestnut Street
Van Buren, AR 72956

(P) 479.471.9600
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Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Parent Blog

What are some tips to prevent biting?

The best strategies to decrease/eliminate biting are:

  1. Prevention
  2. Providing sensory input to decrease the “need to bite”.

For prevention, it is important to teach your child to “wait their turn” when playing with others. If a toy is the problem, you may want to have two of the same toy. Or if that is not a feasible option, you will want to re-direct one child to toy A and let the other child play with toy B. Then they can switch. It would help to have a verbal ritual for this, such as: Sarah’s turn to play with the truck and Beth’s turn to play with the doll. Once they get used to the words, they will learn to wait their turn.

Kids also may bite if something accidentally touches their face or crosses their midline. Children often reach in front of other children to get a desired toy, and when their arm crosses midline, it may lead to biting. If you can be mindful of positioning kids while they are playing, this will decrease.

As for sensory, providing chewy necklaces or a toy that your child can hold in their mouth and bite on can decrease biting problems.

If you have a question for one of our therapists, email us at [email protected]. All question submissions will remain anonymous. Please know that if you feel your child needs therapy services, we advise that you consult your pediatrician.