Success Story: Aislin

Aislin began Physical Therapy with THERAPY 2000 because she had limitations with functional mobility. Due to a diagnosis of Torticollis, she viewed the world sideways. She could roll with modA and was very comfy in one place. However, tight...
By T2K Admin | June 17, 2021 | News, Newsroom

Success Story: Zione

Zione was born premature at 27 weeks, weighed 1 lb., 14 oz. at birth and had to stay in the NICU for a full year. While hospitalized he had a PDA, G-tube placement with Nissen, trach placement and PE...
By T2K Admin | May 26, 2021 | News, Newsroom

Success Story: Bryson

Bryson – an adorable seven-year-old boy who spent two years in a residential care facility following a traumatic birth – now shows his family and caregivers on a daily basis what hard work and determination really is. Shortly after...
By T2K Admin | April 9, 2021 | Uncategorized, News, Newsroom

Success Story: Kynzi

Kynzi suffered a brain injury at four months old, resulting in developmental regression and severe seizures. At two, Kynzi was placed on medication and a diet plan to control her seizures, however, she further regressed and began losing weight....
By T2K Admin | March 9, 2021 | Uncategorized, News, Newsroom

Success Story: Jaziel

Jaziel was first evaluated for Physical Therapy in June 2020. At that time, he was an infant diagnosed with a developmental delay, torticollis, and plagiocephaly. Because of this, he could not rotate his head to the left and was...
By T2K Admin | February 9, 2021 | News, Newsroom

THERAPY 2000 Acquires New Braunfels-based Himmel Home Health

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – THERAPY 2000 is excited to announce it has acquired Himmel Home Health, a New Braunfels-based provider of Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy. “We have long admired how Himmel serves this community,” THERAPY 2000 CEO Jerre...
By T2K Admin | January 26, 2021 | Uncategorized, News, Newsroom

Success Story: Andrew

Andrew is an adorable little boy. He was born with spastic cerebral palsy in December 2011 at just 27 weeks’ gestation and weighed only two pounds. He previously received therapy from THERAPY 2000 and made such great progress that...
By T2K Admin | December 8, 2020 | News, Newsroom

Success Story: K’aine

K’aine is a sweet and happy 10-month-old baby. In December 2019, he had aspiration pneumonia, and his mom was worried about how he would enjoy food and safely eat. During a swallow study with a different provider in March...

Success Story: JJ

JJ started feeding speech therapy with mild-moderate oral dysphagia characterized by a poor labial seal, resulting in an excessive intake of air, uncoordinated SSB pattern and sideline/elevated feedings. Additionally, his latch was easy to release due to overall oral...
By T2K Admin | October 16, 2020 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Success Story: Leilani

Leilani is a beautiful 3-year-old girl with a complicated medical history that includes a lengthy NICU stay, Caudal Regression Syndrome, Chronic Respiratory Failure, open heart surgery and trach/vent dependency. Upon her initial evaluation for Speech Therapy at 7 months...
By T2K Admin | October 2, 2020 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Therapy Success Story: Brielle

Brielle is a 3-year-old girl with a diagnosis of spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy who was born at 27 weeks and remained in the NICU for five months after birth. “When we were given her diagnosis, we were at a...
By T2K Admin | August 20, 2020 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Why Consider Virtual, Online Pediatric Therapy?

How You and Your Child Can Benefit from Care at Home Online, virtual pediatric speech therapy, occupational therapy, or physical therapy provides benefits beyond the current need for social distancing. Not all therapies can be successfully administered remotely. Aquatic...
By DeepakAGupta | August 10, 2020 | Newsroom, PT, Therapy

Success Story: Blakely

Blakely is a happy, energetic 2-year-old that loves to play with her baby dolls and make people laugh. Born at 23 weeks, Blakely remained in the hospital for the first 11 months of her life. She needed a tracheostomy...

THERAPY 2000 pausing in-home visits, transitioning to Telehealth

March 25, 2020   DALLAS – THERAPY 2000 and Green Apple Therapy together have announced that they are temporarily discontinuing in-home therapy services and transitioning to Telehealth amidst the continuous spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). “There was a lot of...
By T2K Admin | March 25, 2020 | Uncategorized, News, Newsroom

Patient Success Story: Joshua

Joshua was a 5-month old with the diagnosis of congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) when PT began in October 2019. He demonstrated interest in primarily looking to the left and playing with left hand. He was unable to maintain upright...
By SeoTeam | March 24, 2020 | patient spotlight, News, Newsroom

Therapist Profile: Stephanie Henderson

About me: I was born and raised in San Antonio and attended Southwestern University. While there, I completed a study abroad in Australia, researching language acquisition in infant, bottle-nose dolphins. This was the beginning of my love for language....
By T2K Admin | February 21, 2020 | News, Houston, Newsroom, therapist spotlight

Therapist Spotlight: Kristi Powell

Hi! My name is Kristi Powell and I am a Speech-Language Pathologist. I was born and raised in the (very) small town of Nazareth, Texas, and I currently live in Canyon, Texas. I work part time for THERAPY 2000...
By T2K Admin | February 7, 2020 | Amarillo, News, Newsroom, therapist spotlight

Therapist Spotlight: Kambrie Phillips

SLP-Intern: Fort Worth Kambrie is a SLP-Intern from Amarillo, Texas. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree with a minor in psychology from West Texas A&M University and her Master’s degree from the University of North Texas. Throughout graduate school, she...
By kevink | January 8, 2020 | Uncategorized, News, Newsroom

Therapist Spotlight: Brandi Ward

PRN Speech-Language Pathologist Hi! My name is Brandi Ward, and I am a Speech-Language Pathologist. I was born and raised in Archer City, Texas, and I currently live in Burkburnett, Texas. Currently, I work full time for Wichita Falls...
By kevink | January 2, 2020 | Newsroom, News, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000 Welcomes Ryan & Laura Wooley

DALLAS – THERAPY 2000 is thrilled to welcome Ryan and Laura Wooley to its Central Texas region. Ryan has assumed the role of Regional Director. The Wooleys have spent their last 11 years building one of the largest pediatric...
By T2K Admin | October 13, 2019 | Uncategorized, News, Newsroom

Therapist spotlight: Lindsey Stiner, COTA

Lindsey Stiner is a COTA who left a career as a news anchor, reporter and producer to pursue a career working with disabled children. She was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas, where she still gets told she has...
By T2K Admin | September 25, 2019 | Newsroom, News

Patient Success Story: Nasra

Nasra is an 11-year-old diagnosed with autism and speech language disorder. While she has a wide vocabulary and desire to communicate, her speech has many errors and it’s difficult for her to sustain her voice to use full sentences....
By kevink | August 19, 2019 | patient spotlight, News, Newsroom

Meet Allison Garza- East Texas Spotlight

Meet Allison Garza, the T2000 May East Texas Spotlight! Allison is from Brownsville, Texas and she moved to East Texas 10 years ago and has loved every minute of it. Allison will be graduating this month with an Associates...
By DeepakAGupta | May 22, 2019 | News, Newsroom

Employee Spotlight Houston- Lorena Lozano

Therapy 2000 would like to introduce our May Houston Spotlight, Lorena Lozano.  Lorena was born in Nuevo Leon, Mexico she moved with her family to the United States when she was 5 years old.  Lorena has lived in Houston...
By kevink | May 8, 2019 | Newsroom, Houston, News

Chari-T2000 Spotlight- Adrian

“One Last Chance” Chari-T2000 helped Adrian and his family purchase a wheelchair-accessible van earlier this year, from money earmarked for vans. Adrian’s mother had searched a long time for help and kept hearing “no” and “we don’t have funding.” ...
By kevink | April 9, 2019 | Chari-T2000, News, Newsroom

Employee Spotlight: Meet Gloria Martinez

Meet Gloria Martinez, a senior insurance specialist at THERAPY 2000. She joined the company in 2002 as a case manager assistant, then moved to the business office team to help create forms and file documents. As T2K started to...
By kevink | March 27, 2019 | News, Newsroom

Meet Darla Grant – Today’s Role Model for Women in Healthcare

THERAPY 2000 is thrilled to announce that Darla Grant, PT, MPT, has been named Chief Operating Officer. Grant joined the company in 2010 as a part-time Physical Therapist and has been a mentor and servant leader to our employees...
By kevink | February 15, 2019 | Newsroom, News

Language Success Story- Carolina

Carolina is a joyful (and now) very talkative 5-year-old with a diagnosis of Phonological Disorder. Phonological disorder is a type of speech sound disorder, which means a child or adult has difficulty saying sounds clearly making them difficult to...
By kevink | February 4, 2019 | News, Newsroom

Speech Therapy Success Story- Jane

Jane is an 11-year-old girl who enjoys playing with Beanie Babies and Barbie dolls. Her parents referred Jane for speech therapy due to concerns about her difficulties with speaking clearly and completing given tasks such as daily chores without...
By kevink | January 17, 2019 | Uncategorized, News, Newsroom

Employee Spotlight- Michelle

Meet Michelle Tebout, a Therapy 2000 Speech-Language Pathologist in our DFW division. She was born and raised in Northwest Indiana (near Chicago/Lake Michigan) and recently moved to Fort Worth to enjoy the warmer weather. Education Michelle received her Bachelor’s degree...
By kevink | January 9, 2019 | News, Newsroom

Physical Therapy Patient Spotlight — Olivia

Olivia is an adorable 17-month-old girl who was born 6.5 weeks early with a diagnosis of Trisomy 2 (duplication of part of chromosome #2). Olivia spent her first few months in the NICU and had a tracheostomy placed at...
By kevink | December 13, 2018 | News, Newsroom

Employee Spotlight — Lora Kirkland

Meet Lora — a self-described “West Texas girl” from Odessa who graduated from Texas Tech University in Lubbock. She, along with her husband and daughters moved to Aledo, Texas in January 2012 for a new job and great schools....
By kevink | December 5, 2018 | News, DFW, Newsroom

Patient Spotlight: Brandon

Brandon is a precious 19-month-old boy with an adjusted age of about 12 months. Born at 23.5 weeks gestation, Brandon was in the NICU for 6 months after birth and required intubation. Upon his release, Brandon required round-the-clock oxygen...
By kevink | October 18, 2018 | News, Newsroom

Before they were SLP Interns, they were superheroes in Uganda

In Spring 2018, Louise Havron and Marissa Fretz had the unique opportunity to spend their final graduate school externship working with Hope Speaks, a nonprofit organization developed to provide speech therapy, advocacy, and education to children and adults across...
By kevink | October 7, 2018 | News, Newsroom

Employee Spotlight: Megan Clark, MS, CCC-SLP – DFW Division

Megan Clark is a mother of six and a Speech Language Pathologist in our DFW division. Her plan was always to work with special-needs children, and she originally considered pursuing a degree in Special Education. During college, Megan discovered...
By kevink | September 6, 2018 | Newsroom

Patient Success Story – Meet Simon

We are proud of what we do. Every day, our patients reach new milestones, improving their independence, and ultimately, their lives. Going forward, we’ll share patient success stories, employee achievements, and the latest agency/industry news here in the Home Health...
By Alex Paris | June 5, 2017 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Chari-T2000 donates a weighted blanket for patient in need

Micaiah is an 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, dysphagia, and seizures.  His occupational therapist, Rachel McClure, recommended a weighted blanket to help him focus, remain calm, and help with his sleep.  Mom could not afford the blanket on her...
By Alex Paris | June 5, 2017 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

An interview with Dr. Amanda Griffin of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo

We had a quick sit-down with Dr. Griffin from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo to learn more about her role as a pediatrician and when she feels the need to prescribe therapy to kids. 1. What...
By Alex Paris | June 5, 2017 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

We accept Medicare Managed Care Health Plans- Star Kids & Star Health

T2k is in network and accepts Texas Medicaid Managed Care Health plans, including Star Kids & Star Health. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions about your Medicaid Managed Care Plans therapy coverage. We are here to help...
By Alex Paris | September 19, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Courtni Marshall – gains pre-membership to the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders

Congrats are in order for THERAPY 2000’s East Texas Advanced Clinical Feeding Specialist and Team Manager, Courtni Marshall. She was recently accepted for pre-membership to the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Once she takes and passes the...
By Alex Paris | September 14, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Success Story – Avalee

Avalee is a 20-month old little girl that was born healthy at 37-weeks. At just 6 months old, Avalee was diagnosed with bilateral Wilms Tumor (nephroblastoma). She was in kidney failure and began chemotherapy immediately. In her short life,...
By Alex Paris | August 17, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Therapist Spotlight: Val

As told by Brandy Ketchum (Foster Parent) My husband Chris and I have been therapeutic foster parents for over twelve years. We have four adopted children: Stephen (Age 13) and Timmy (Age 11), who are biological brothers, were adopted...
By Alex Paris | August 9, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Therapy 2000 Success Story: Isaiah

Therapy 2000, PT Patient Success Story by Lisa Chance (HRIT Program Manager) Meet Isaiah, he was born at 23 weeks gestation and weighed only 1 pound 5 ounces at birth. He was in the NICU for 117 days. He...
By Alex Paris | June 21, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

31 Facts About The Pediatric Speech Pathology

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month: Expressive vocabulary delays at 24 months of age increase children’s risk for later speech/language services. (Morgan et al., 2016) Between 40% and 50% of children receiving services through the Individuals with Disabilities...
By Alex Paris | May 26, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

HAPPY 15th T2K!

Dear T2K family – T2K is turning fifteen years old tomorrow. May 21, 2001, was the day we admitted our first three patients to the care of the agency. In the past fifteen years, we have cared for thousands...
By Alex Paris | May 20, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Success Story: Wyatt

Wyatt was referred to THERAPY 2000 for speech therapy services. His parents were concerned that Wyatt was not communicating as well as his twin brother and his older sister had. His twin brother and his sister were reportedly speaking...
By Alex Paris | May 19, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

PATIENT SUCCESS STORY: GRACIE

This is Gracie, an amazing three-year-old in Amarillo that THERAPY 2000 provides both speech and physical therapy services. Gracie was born with a very rare condition called Birk-Barel syndrome which is characterized by intellectual disability, hypotonia, hyperactivity, and unusual...
By Alex Paris | May 12, 2016 | Amarillo, Newsroom, Patient Success Stories, PT, ST

Therapist Spotlight: Kimberly Westbrook

I am currently a Team Manager and Occupational Therapist for Therapy 2000 and have been with the company since June 2011. I graduated from Texas Women’s University in 1982 and have practiced as an OT non-stop since. I have...
By Alex Paris | April 27, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Mr. van den Bent Goes to Washington

Advocating for children who have developmental delays and disabilities is a passion and life calling for me. It’s an honor to provide Texas with special needs the quality therapy services they deserve to thrive. I’ve learned so much about...
By Alex Paris | April 26, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Time for Camp!

Do you have a family who is searching for a summer camp? We encourage them to start as soon as possible for options especially if they are needing to apply for a scholarship! Below are some ideas to get...
By Alex Paris | April 22, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Patient Success Story- Harper

PATIENT SUCCESS STORY- All therapists want to make a difference! With pediatric patients we not only receive the immense joy of seeing the progress in our patients, but on the faces of their parents as well. Approximately one year...
By Alex Paris | April 11, 2016 | Newsroom, Patient Success Stories, Uncategorized

Home Care 100 Conference

Last week, I was invited to attend the Home Care 100 conference in Bastrop, Texas. I have attended a lot of conferences over the years (and eaten a lot of pastries along the way) and this one was different....
By Alex Paris | February 25, 2016 | News, Newsroom

ADVOCACY SUMMIT

ADVOCACY SUMMIT – Therapy 2000 hosted 2016’s first Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice advocacy summit on January 19. More than 50 provider members from around the State gathered to learn more about effective advocacy efforts on behalf...
By Alex Paris | February 4, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

PARENTS ARE BUYING THEIR KIDS ALL THE WRONG TOYS

Reposted from the blog is Toys Are Tools. Follow the writer on Twitter @toysaretools. PARENTS ARE BUYING THEIR KIDS ALL THE WRONG TOYS The highlight of my son’s speech therapy was always the bag of toys. Years ago, when...
By Alex Paris | January 3, 2016 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

THANK YOU 2015 C2K RAFFLE and AUCTION SPONSORS

You are helping disabled children in Texas meet their full potential by providing funding for needed equipment and services. In 2015, Chari-T2000 has donated over $100,000 to Texas children with disabilities to help them purchase needed equipment, including EIGHT...
By Alex Paris | December 18, 2015 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Medicaid cuts could affect Texas children- Fox News

This story was originally posted on  Fox News on Tuesday, August 18th 2015 http://www.fox4news.com/news/9407792-story# Medicaid cuts could affect Texas children Therapy providers estimate 12,000 disabled children in North Texas and 60,000 children across the state would lose access to...
By Alex Paris | August 18, 2015 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

We Need Your Help

Dear Friends and Families of THERAPY 2000: The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) recently changed the payment rate for therapy services for children covered under the Texas Medicaid program. In addition to decreases for evaluation and re-evaluation rates,...
By Alex Paris | July 17, 2015 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Spread the Love- Special Needs child seen by THERAPY 2000 heartwarming story goes viral

Charity, mom of three, didn’t think much of it when she first penned this Facebook post thanking a stranger. It was the next morning she saw how much her story had touched others. Overnight her post had over 160,000...
By Alex Paris | June 27, 2015 | News, Newsroom, Press Releases, Uncategorized

June 7-13th is Rare Chromosome Disorder Week

Here is a story THERAPY 2000 featured in our most recent INSIDER on a little girl we see in East Texas with arare chromosomal disorder called Trisomy 18 or Edwards disease. A’Shana lives in Marshall, Texas with her grandparents....
By Alex Paris | June 12, 2015 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

The Insider: April 2015

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By Alex Paris | June 5, 2015 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000’s Karen H. Dowling, Honored with the Prestigious Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) Status

Congratulations are in order for THERAPY 2000’s Karen H. Dowling, MCD, CCC-SLP, MBA, FACHE on recently becoming a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. Fellow status represents achievement of...
By Alex Paris | May 14, 2015 | News, Newsroom

New THERAPY 2000 Cars Provide Home Support to Children Across East Texas

Contact: Alex Paris | (Cell- 214-868-0807) | Alex.Paris@t2000.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A child in Marshall, Texas with a rare genetic disorder is receiving the weekly in-home care she needs, thanks to new company cars at THERAPY 2000 Tyler. The...
By Alex Paris | April 23, 2015 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

The Insider: December 2014

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By Alex Paris | January 30, 2015 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

C2K Silent and Live Auction Items

Get ready to bid Saturday night at the C2K North Texas holiday party! Check out these C2K silent auction items that will be available at the holiday party Saturday night, December 13th, starting at 7 PM.  Two amazing live...
By Alex Paris | December 11, 2014 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Live Facebook Chat presented by THERAPY 2000 & NICU Helping Hands

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 Understanding the Developmental Needs of Your Post NICU Baby Join NICU Helping Hands and therapy experts from THERAPY 2000 for a LIVE Facebook chat on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 from 1-2pm CST. Cuyler Romeo, OTR,...
By Alex Paris | December 9, 2014 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Thank you 2014 Chari-T2000 Auction Sponsors

Thank you 2014 Chari-T2000 Auction Sponsors You are helping children with disabilities in Texas meet their full potential by providing funding for needed equipment and services. Just this year, Chari-T2000 has awarded over $60,000 to over 40 kids, including...
By Alex Paris | November 26, 2014 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Some Benefits of Home Care

Therapy provided in the home can be a great choice for families and children with special needs. Many families prefer for their children to receive physical, occupational or speech therapy services in a comfortable and familiar environment – their...
By Alex Paris | November 13, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Very Early Intervention Tied to Autism Improvements

Here is an interesting article from MedPage Today on the value of very early intervention with regard to improvements in autism....
By Alex Paris | October 1, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000 opens in Amarillo with an official ribbon cutting

THERAPY 2000 will host an official ribbon cutting with the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce this September 30th at 3 PM at their 8th floor, Suite 805 Chase  Tower office in downtown Amarillo. The ribbon cutting is to celebrate the...
By Alex Paris | September 26, 2014 | Amarillo, Newsroom, Press Releases

TEDx talk given by Connections founder, Lamarque Polvado

TEDx are local TED talks created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.” It supports independent organizers who want to create a TED-like event in their own community. This talk was given by Lamarque Polvado, founder of...
By Alex Paris | August 22, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Celebrating Service- THERAPY 2000 Anniversaries

At THERAPY 2000 our employees are our most valuable asset!  We know how important it is that we recognize and honor your service and commitment to the communities and families that you serve as well as the organization.  Therefore,...
By Alex Paris | August 20, 2014 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

The Insider: May 2014

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By Alex Paris | August 8, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Dallas Cowboys Barry Church and JJ Wilcox raised $4,620 for Chari-T2000

Cowboys lend  a hand for bowling to raise money for children with special needs Instead of packing their bags for Dallas Cowboy training camp in Oxnard, California last Saturday morning, two Cowboys spent their time supporting a great cause,...
By Alex Paris | July 31, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Come bowl to support Chari-T2000 with Dallas Cowboy safeties, Barry Church and J.J. Wilcox!

Main Event Frisco Saturday, July 19th 9a-1p 9375 Dallas Pkwy Frisco, TX 75034 Barry Church, Dallas Cowboy safety, is hosting a bowling event to support Chari-T2000. Barry Church is passionate about supporting kids in need of therapy equipment to...
By Alex Paris | July 10, 2014 | Chari-T2000, Newsroom

Thank you 2014 Chari-T2000 Auction Sponsors

Thank you 2014 Chari-T2000 Auction Sponsors You are helping children with disabilities in Texas meet their full potential by providing funding for needed equipment and services. Just this year, Chari-T2000 has awarded over $60,000 to over 40 kids, including...
By Alex Paris | June 5, 2014 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Jeremiah receives much needed Doc Band with help from Chari-T2000

Chari-T2000 Success Story Jeremiah, a THERAPY 2000 patient, was in desperate need of a Doc Band orthotic helmet to help correct his plagiocephal, a flat spot on the back of his head. Though common in children, an orthotic helmet...

Meet New Director of Human Resources, Lisa Manderson

Lisa has served as an HR professional for over the past 10 years.  She has extensive experience in benefits, compensation planning, employee engagement, and employee relations.  Lisa has worked in notable healthcare organizations such as Mercer, Milliman, Kaiser Permanente,...
By Alex Paris | April 8, 2014 | Newsroom, Press Releases

Expect More

Friday, March 21st, is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). The date was chosen for the significance of the genetic disorder, trisomy of the 21st chromosome. One in every 691 American babies are born with Down syndrome making it the...
By Alex Paris | March 21, 2014 | Newsroom, Patient Success Stories, Uncategorized

Congrats Erin Bellue on her election to VP Educational and Scientific Affairs of TSHA

Congratulations Erin Bellue, THERAPY 2000 Dallas SLP and Team Manager, on her election as VP of  Educational and Scientific Affairs.  At the annual Texas Speech Language Hearing Association (TSHA) business meeting, Erin was elected VP of  Educational and Scientific...
By Alex Paris | March 15, 2014 | News, Newsroom, Press Releases, Uncategorized

The Insider: February 2014

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By Alex Paris | February 27, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Resources for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities in Texas

In the last year, 1 in 6 children were diagnosed with a developmental delay or disability. THERAPY 2000 believes that a strong support system for the families of children with developmental delays or disabilities is of utmost importance. Along...
By Alex Paris | January 17, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

The Insider: July 2013

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By Alex Paris | January 14, 2014 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000 Executive Director Ira Kirkley and family were chosen to represent foster families at plan unveiling of the Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.

THERAPY 2000 Executive Director Ira Kirkley and his family were chosen to represent foster families in North Texas at the unveiling of plans to open the Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.  Did...
By Alex Paris | December 23, 2013 | Newsroom, Press Releases, Videos

Thank you 2013 Chari-T2000 Auction Sponsors

Thank you 2013 Chari-T2000 Auction Sponsors You are helping disabled children in Texas meet their full potential by providing funding for needed equipment and services. Just this year, Chari-T2000 has helped purchase 4 lifts and/or adapted vehicles, a Rifton...
By Alex Paris | November 22, 2013 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

T2000’s Jennifer Riley appointed to State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee

Congratulations to Jennifer Riley! Jennifer was recently appointed by Kyle Janek, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner to the State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee. What is the State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee? The State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee, created by...
By Alex Paris | October 7, 2013 | Newsroom, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Thank You 2013 Chari-Tee 2000 Golf Tournament Sponsors

2013 Chari-Tee 2000 Golf Tournament Sponsors What a great day! The inaugural Chari-Tee 2000 Golf Tournament was a great success. The weather was perfect for a round of golf with friends. The teams played for golf bags and golf...
By Alex Paris | October 2, 2013 | Chari-T2000, Newsroom, Uncategorized

2012 BAYLOR STAR QUARTERBACK AND ALUM, NICK FLORENCE TO PLAY IN CHARI-TEE OFF GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR A CAUSE CLOSE TO HIS HEART

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alex Paris Tel. (214) 868-0807 Email: alexandria.paris@gmail.com 2012 BAYLOR STAR QUARTERBACK AND ALUM, NICK FLORENCE TO PLAY IN CHARI-TEE OFF GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR A CAUSE CLOSE TO HIS HEART September 2013 (Dallas, Texas)  –  Nick Florence,...
By Alex Paris | September 22, 2013 | Newsroom, Press Releases

Play in Chari-Tee off – Sept 27th with Nick Florence, 2012 Baylor star quarterback

Nick Florence signs on as celebrity player in Chari-Tee off Tournament Play golf with Baylor’s 2012 star quarterback Nick Florence. Nick has signed on to support the charity that helps buy therapy equipment and services for kids in need. Register to play, or sponsor the tournament at...
By Alex Paris | September 17, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Chari-Tee 2000 Golf Tournament gets Diamond Sponsor in THERAPY 2000

THERAPY 2000 steps up as Diamond sponsor for C2K inaugural golf tournament As Jerre would say, “Wahoo!” THERAPY 2000 has signed on as the DIAMOND level sponsor for the 2013 Chari-Tee 2000 golf tournament! That brings Chari-T2000 golf sponsorships...
By Alex Paris | August 28, 2013 | Chari-T2000, News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Play the Chari-T2000 Summer Lovin’ Game!

Hey T2K Divisions- Show Chari-T2000 the love by contributing to the Summer Lovin’ campaign. You could win gift cards, a shiny new iPad and most importantly improve the lives of the kids we serve. A little about Chari-T2000 Chari-T2000’s...
By Alex Paris | August 15, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Meet our New Speech Therapy Program Director, Jenny Katz, SLP

Jenny has been serving as a THERAPY 2000 Team Manager and Speech Therapist in our Fort Worth market. We are excited about have her begin her new role as Speech Therapy Program Director.  Jenny has 17 years of experience...
By Alex Paris | August 14, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Patient Dylan gets a new van and transfer seat from Chari-T2000

Chari-T2000’s latest van donation gives Dylan the motivation, excitement and freedom he has been craving. Dylan is a twenty-year- old patient who suffered a traumatic brain injury four years ago that left him with significant challenges in his mobility...
By Alex Paris | July 22, 2013 | Chari-T2000, News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000’s Jennifer Riley is honored with TAHC&H’s Ida Mae Hebert Meritorious Award!

  THERAPY 2000’s Jennifer Riley is honored with Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice’s Ida Mae Hebert Meritorious Award! THERAPY 2000’s own Jennifer Riley, Executive Director of Business Development is being honored with the Texas Association for Home...
By Alex Paris | July 22, 2013 | News, Newsroom, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Team Hoyt accepts ESPY “Jimmy V ” Award

Dick and Rick Hoyt are the father-and-son team who has run 31 Boston Marathons together so far.  Dick pushes his son Rick who has cerebral palsy in a wheelchair the 26.2 miles every year. Last night they were honored...
By Alex Paris | July 18, 2013 | Newsroom, Videos

Important! Advocacy Alert- We need your help!

Dear T2K Family: Thank you for participating in our advocacy efforts during the legislative session!  Your calls, emails and legislative visits MADE A DIFFERENCE!  BECAUSE OF YOU, we made it through the regular legislative session successfully!  Each and every...
By Alex Paris | July 10, 2013 | News, Newsroom, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Timberland brand creates custom shoes for child with AFOs (Ankle Foot Orthosis)

Timberland footwear may be known for their rugged shoes but they should also be known for their “kind souls.”  The footwear company based out of New Hampshire recently went out of their way to provide a custom footwear solution,...
By Alex Paris | June 20, 2013 | News, Newsroom, Press Releases, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000 Case Management Success Story

This Success Story shows why a therapist and case management team, working together, can make all the difference in our patients receiving the AUQC (Absolutely Ultimate Quality of Care). Kimberley Gibson, THERAPY 2000 Patient Services Manager guided this successful process...
By Alex Paris | May 20, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

The Insider: April 2013

Click on the image below to read the April edition of the Insider....
By Alex Paris | May 16, 2013 | News, Newsroom

The Insider: January 2013

Click the image below to read the January edition of the Insider....
By Alex Paris | May 16, 2013 | News, Newsroom

Mom Next Door- Crystal Lopez

Crystal’s daughter Journey, a THERAPY 2000 patient, has  a rare disease called Mitochondrial disease.  She also receives therapy for Apraxia. This month,  Journey her mother and sister are on the cover of Thrive magazine bringing awareness to these conditions....
By Alex Paris | May 13, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000 recently announced largest payroll deduction contributor to the Texas Home Care and Hospice PAC

  THERAPY 2000 was recently announced as the largest payroll contributor to Texas Home Care and Hospice PAC.   Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice (TAHC&H) The mission of the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice (TAHC&H)...
By Alex Paris | April 30, 2013 | News, Newsroom, Press Releases

Chari-Tee Off! Save the Date Friday, September 27th.

Join us for a Chari-T2000 golf tournament at Woodbridge golf course.  Please help make this event a success by grabbing some friends and playing  in a foursome. We are also looking for sponsors for the event! Do you have...
By Alex Paris | April 5, 2013 | Newsroom, Videos

We need your stuff! Donate to the C2K yard sale on April 20th!

One Man’s trash is another man’s treasure! – Famous Proverb Please donate your gently used items to the Chari-T2000 yard sale being held on Saturday,  April 20th! Donations are being accepted through April 15th.  Boxes are available at the...
By Alex Paris | March 25, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

THERAPY 2000 makes Pediatric Home Therapy Day at Capitol a Huge Success

THERAPY 2000 descended on the Texas capitol Wednesday, February 20th to rally for pediatric in-home healthcare.  Kicking off the 83rd Texas Legislative session, over 100 therapists and staff from different in-home pediatric therapy companies across Texas joined together to...
By Alex Paris | March 6, 2013 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized
By Alex Paris | January 17, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

A Day in the Life of a THERAPY 2000 home health speech therapist in Dallas, Texas

Watch the following video diary from Holly, a home health speech therapist in Dallas and THERAPY 2000 team member. View the THERAPY 2000 Employee Benefits Package! Fill in the form below and you’ll receive an e-mail and download link...
By Alex Paris | January 17, 2013 | Newsroom, Uncategorized, Videos

Sensory Integration Disorder, Wild or Wilting Child? – Belinda Williams, OTR, SIPT, Executive Director of Education and QA THERAPY 2000

Sensory Integration Disorder, Wild or Wilting Child? By Belinda Williams, OTR, SIPT You would not believe the stories, unless of course you had seen it for yourself.  One mother feared for her 4 year old child’s life because she...
By Alex Paris | December 10, 2012 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

What is a developmental disability?

Developmental Disability – What is it? Developmental disability is a common diagnosis these days. One in six children, 15%, are currently being diagnosed with a disability or delay. Developmental disabilities occur among all socioeconomic groups and races. But what...
By Alex Paris | December 7, 2012 | Newsroom, Uncategorized

Thank you Chari-T2000’s Auction Sponsors

THANK YOU SPONSORS! We can’t wait to get a jump on our holiday shopping at the 3rd annual Chari-T2000 auction on December 25th! We’ve exceeded our goal of receiving $10,000 in donations, thank you! Tune back in to learn...
By Alex Paris | December 5, 2012 | News, Newsroom

Watch Therapy 2000 founder discuss pediatric therapy services for East Texas children

Bob and Kaci from East Texas Live chat with Jerre van den Bent and Vanessa Richardson from Therapy 2000 discuss pediatric therapy services in East Texas.  Click the picture below to watch the video....
By Alex Paris | November 28, 2012 | Newsroom, Videos

Children with autism: interesting new Danish research study finds link between high fever during pregnancy to autism

A recent published study on children with autism is getting a lot of press this week. It was published in the journal Pediatrics. The authors reported that Danish women who had the flu were twice as likely to have...
By Alex Paris | November 28, 2012 | News, Newsroom, Uncategorized

Chari-T2000 Auction Video

Chari-2000 Auction Video from T2K IT on Vimeo.Chari-T2000 is hosting its 3rd annual auction, can you make a donation to make this event a success?...
By Alex Paris | November 12, 2012 | Chari-T2000, Newsroom, Press Releases, Videos

A.U.E.E., exciting changes from T2K Adminstrator Jerre van den Bent

A.U.E.E.   from Adminstrator Jerre van den Bent On November 9th, we are formally rolling out our new leadership structure, as well as our new and deeply enhanced “menu” of career enrichment opportunities. This new professional growth extravaganza is...
By Alex Paris | November 12, 2012 | News, Newsroom, Press Releases

THERAPY 2000 Patient Day, Offering a Day of Activities for Special Needs Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adrianna Lacarra Direct Number: 469.533.2852 Email: Adrianna.Lacarra@t2000.com   THERAPY 2000 PATIENT DAY, OFFERING A DAY OF ACTIVITIES FOR SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS FIELD DAY PRESENTS A RARE OPPORTUNITY FOR SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS AND THEIR FAMILIES Dallas,...
By Alex Paris | October 19, 2012 | News, Newsroom

Physical Therapy Mission in Africa- by Ashley Sparks THERAPY 2000 PT

Waking up to “home health” in West Africa is a little different than what we experience on a daily basis here. Well, maybe it’s a lot different, but that’s just the environment. When you strip it down to the...
By Alex Paris | September 10, 2012 | News, Newsroom

Benefits of Speech Therapy

See first-hand how speech therapy positively effects the lives of kids. THERAPY 2000 News Without The Blues from T2K IT on Vimeo....
By kevink | August 27, 2012 | Newsroom, Videos

Patient Success Story: Carlyn

Carlyn was 18-months-old when I walked into her home for the first time. She looked at me with distrust while she played with small pieces of scrambled eggs. When I looked at those chubby cheeks and she gave me...
By kevink | June 27, 2012 | Newsroom, Patient Success Stories

Patient Success Story: Mackenzie

Makenzie has one inspiring story. She is a determined six-year-old little girl who was diagnosed with Perisylvian Syndrome at the age of two-and-a-half. She is being raised by her grandparents. I began seeing Makenzie when she was five years...
By kevink | June 27, 2012 | News, Newsroom

Chari-T2000 provides FM system for sisters

The Said sisters live in a very fun and very loud house. Together, seven boisterous kids live under the same roof. These adorable sisters live with their two parents, five other children, and three other adults in a tree-lined...
By kevink | June 27, 2012 | News, Newsroom

Raising Awareness of Disorders in China

In addition to working at THERAPY 2000, Lucy Liu, audiologist and SLP, has spent part of the last three years working on audiology and SLP projects in China. In addition to working at THERAPY 2000, Lucy Liu, audiologist and...
By kevink | June 27, 2012 | News, Newsroom

Update from Haiti from Kathy Gamble, PTA

Tara Wisdom, PT, and I landed in Port au Prince, Haiti, two days after the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake, exhausted from our travel. We were volunteering for eight days with Project Medishare at the Bernard Mev hospital,...
By kevink | June 27, 2012 | News, Newsroom

1 in 88 : The Untold Story

New changes in diagnosis criteria could limit autism treatment....
By kevink | June 25, 2012 | Newsroom, Videos

THERAPY 2000 hits off Rough Riders partnership

Hopefully you are all aware of the exciting partnership that we have begun with the Frisco RoughRiders this season. We are extremely proud to be diversifying the way we reach families by utilizing opportunities such as this and wanted...
By kevink | June 25, 2012 | News, Newsroom