Thera-Play Pediatrics. Helping children strive to be the best they can be every day.

Welcome to Thera-play Pediatrics, an innovative private physical, speech and occupational therapy practice dedicated to improving the well being of children throughout Northwest Arkansas. Designed for children 0 to 18 of all abilities—and their families—we offer a variety of services that can help your child experience the world with greater confidence thanks to improvements in mobility, strength and coordination, cognition, communication, social-emotional development, and/or sensory processing.


Thera-play, a labor of love opened its doors October 2007. Owned and operated by Emily Roberts, an Occupational Therapist. Emily leads her team of Speech, Physical and Occupational therapists who are specifically trained in pediatric care.

We provide quality therapists who have completed post-graduate training in their field. In addition to their specialized degrees our therapists are certified in a multitude of areas in pediatric therapy. They are continually adding and implementing innovative treatment approaches to their plans of care.

Thera-Play Pediatrics is a Medicaid Provider and in-network with most major insurances. We make every effort to work with families to assist them in getting the financial assistance they need and we are proud to offer bilingual therapists.

Our team of Speech Language Pathologists work alongside and with patients to improve  language acquisition, articulation, oral-motor stimulation, feeding, and communication skills.

Our team of Occupational Therapists work alongside and with patients to improve functional skills, self-care, feeding, and sensory integration.

Our team Physical Therapists work alongside and with patients to improve gross motor development, motor planning/coordination and visual motor skills.