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Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Services, Wasilla, Alaska

Girls Expressive Arts Group

December 1, 2017

Jan-Mar, Thursdays from 4pm-5:30pm This 9-week therapy group will teach middle school girls skills to help boost resilience and self-regulation. A pre-screening interview is necessary to join the group. Most private insurances will cover the cost (payment plans available). Call to schedule! Download Girls Group Flyer   Learn to: Express Feelings, Improve Mood, Resolve Conflict, Resist…

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Boys Self Regulation Group

Boys Self Regulation Group

December 1, 2017

Jan-Mar, Tuesdays from 4pm-5:30pm This 9-week group will teach middle school boys skills to help boost attention and executive functioning. A pre-screening interview is necessary to join the group. Most private insurances will cover the cost (payment plans available). Call to schedule! LEARN TO: CONTROL EMOTIONS | RESOLVE CONFLICT | PAY ATTENTION | WORK INDEPENDENTLY | RESIST PEER PRESSURE | GET ORGANIZED…

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Car Seat Safety

November 15, 2017

Your infant’s and child’s car seat safety is so important.  In Alaska, we all travel long distances on busy roads with difficult road conditions.  We want our kids safe. Check out the websites below for a review of car seat and booster seat basics, and when the next safety check in the Mat-Su will be held…

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Now Hiring an SLPA!

October 26, 2017

Our new building opened in August 2017; our Speech-Language Pathologist, Katie Millican, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, has been busy ever since! In just 3 short months, almost all of her appointment times throughout the week are full! The Mat-Su Valley Community is such a great place to grow our clinic that we are looking for a full-time…

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Success for Kids with Mental Health Disorders

October 13, 2017

ADHD is the most common disorder having to do with how the brain grows and develops. About 5% of children struggle with ADHD. They may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors, or they may be overly active. While it is normal for children to have trouble focusing and behaving at one time or another,…

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Open House Success!

September 25, 2017

Heartfelt Thanks A huge thanks to the Mat-Su community members who came to our Open House on Thursday, September 21st.  We were overwhelmed with support and kind words about all our clinic is excited to be offering families. Check out our website for referral forms if you find a family in need of services. We had a…

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Ptarmigan Connections Open House

September 12, 2017

    We are happy to announce our Open House on Thursday, September 21 from 4-6 pm       for the community, families and children to visit our new clinic, located right next door to Ptarmigan Pediatrics.  Check out our Facebook Event Page HERE for more details and to RSVP! Our team of providers…

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New Location Open!

September 5, 2017

Ptarmigan Connections is open!       Until recently, Ptarmigan Connections has been housed in the Ptarmigan Pediatrics Specialty Clinic. But now, we are excited to be operating fully in our new space, right next door! As of Tuesday, September 5, 2017, you can find all our providers upstairs in Suite 200 of the newly…

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