Join us for our 5th annual, sensory-friendly Halloween event for children and families with special needs and disabilities in Central TX. Our drive-thru Trunk-or-Treat offers a comfortable and FUN, sensory-friendly environment where kids can dress up and our vendors practice safety and social distancing by bringing treats TO the VEHICLES!
FREE TO FAMILIES – Organizations who specialize in treating and caring for families with children who have disabilities or special needs will bring a colorful array of costumes and treats to share with kids and celebrate their creativity! It’s always a special time of fun and laughter while also enriching families with what’s available to them in the Waco and surrounding areas
REAL TALK PARENTS: As summer comes to a close, we know about the "endless tasks” you're trying to accomplish before the first day of school. No doubt dental visits, vision screenings, physicals, shopping for school supplies and finding that first day outfit are TOP OF THE LIST! Are you wondering ‘how' therapy is necessary and useful for your child after a summer break? When visiting your child’s pediatrician or family doctor, here are three types of questions can you ask about therapy: My child was online last year and is used to a very isolated and quiet environment in their room or at our house.Q: How do I help them when they are back in a classroom where there are so many kids,...
We Are Elite Therapy Center
Heather Field, Lauri Cole, and Kari McKown, co-owners and directors of Elite Therapy Center, were each called over a decade ago to serve children and families through physical, occupational and speech therapies. Speech pathologists, Lauri Cole, M.S., CCC-SLP, and Heather Field, M.S., CCC-SLP, and occupational therapist, Kari McKown, MOT, OTR, have a long history of treating children with disabilities, intellectual challenges and behavioral disorders. Together as professionals and friends, these three servant-leaders created Elite Therapy Center, founded on the principle of helping families on a journey of hope and healing.
Elite Therapy Center is a team of over 60 certified therapists and administrative professionals helping our clients achieve their full potential by providing quality and comprehensive treatment plans tailored to meet their unique needs. Our team approach promotes collaboration with families, physicians, and schools. By setting the highest ethical standard for our associates and clients, as well as ourselves, we are equipped to establish and uphold a reputation of clinical excellence with a personal touch.
Elite Therapy Center is an essential health care provider offering pediatric speech, occupational, physical therapy services through five locations in Central Texas. Services can be requested through your doctor through a referral. If you’d like to request an evaluation, please fill out our online referral today!
Powering through Pain
Benjamin has suffered with hip dysplasia and severe pain for several years. His therapists at Elite have always been knowledgeable, comforting, and caring when it comes to his treatments and care plans. When his surgery was performed this past January, they were super supportive. When complications arose and he spent extra time in the hospital,… Read more “Powering through Pain”
One of my greatest joys is watching kids participate in extracurricular activities like sports and school organizations and succeed despite their limitations.
Clinics & Hours
Monday-Friday : 8:00am-5:30pm
Elite works closely with local area family and pediatric physicians. We have five convenient clinic locations in Central Texas allowing us extended reach to serve rural communities. Contact us for how our we can best accommodates your family's location and treatment needs. Elite Therapy Center is open Monday through Friday and our therapists can visit in homes, private schools, after school programs daycares, and parent day out programs.
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