Little Hands at Play is dedicated to giving children from birth through age 21 the best care possible. And to do that, we need your help! As a pediatrician, you are often the first to recognize a child’s health concerns or developmental delays. And when you refer your patients to our practice for therapy, your input is vital to ensure each child receives the right treatment for their unique needs. Together, we can provide exceptional care for your patients and give every child in our community the support they need for a higher quality of life.

Comprehensive Pediatric Therapy for Your Patients

Our therapists address a wide range of pediatric conditions through play-based physical, occupational, speech, and feeding therapy. We have experience working with children who have a variety of health and developmental concerns, including: 

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Spina bifida
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Down syndrome
  • Torticollis and plagiocephaly
  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Picky eating
  • Childhood apraxia of speech
  • Muscle weakness
  • Speech and language delays
  • Fine and gross motor delays
  • Behavioral challenges
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Visual motor integration difficulties
  • Stuttering and cluttering
  • Tongue or lip tie
  • Balance and coordination struggles
  • Nonverbal communication

Why Refer to Little Hands at Play?

Our mission is to give children the skills they need to thrive in life. We accomplish this goal by working closely with parents, teachers, and pediatricians to address each child’s limitations, build up their strengths, and improve their overall well-being. When you refer your patients to us, you can rest assured that they will receive personalized treatment and one-on-one support to achieve their highest potential.

Our Owners Are Dedicated to Excellent Service

Little Hands at Play was started by siblings Jeremy and Jennifer Schalski. They founded this practice to meet the needs of families in Fort Smith and Fayetteville, AR, and the surrounding areas. Since then, our team has been able to change the lives of children and families in our community every day. 

Our Success Stories Speak Volumes

Little Hands at Play takes pride in the success of the children we’ve had the privilege to work with. Our expert therapists work hard every day to help children reach their developmental milestones, and we love celebrating each victory with the families we serve. Check out our success stories to see what Fort Smith and Fayetteville families have to say about our practice.

We Make Pediatric Therapy Affordable for Your Patients

Our team is passionate about giving every child the opportunity to get the therapy services they need for success in life. To make it as easy as possible for your patients, our practice accepts a variety of medical insurance options: 

  • Arkansas Medicaid
  • Oklahoma SoonerCare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • QualChoice
  • Ambetter

We also accept PASSE coverage and educate families about the medical assistance they may qualify for under the TEFRA program.

How to Get Started

Send us an email at or give us a call at (479) 226-3409 for more information on how Little Hands at Play can be a valuable resource for your pediatric practice. Let’s work together to empower the children in our community to thrive and reach their full potential.

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