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Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy 

At Nature’s Edge, we engage nature’s calming beauty and the human-animal bond to take speech, occupational and physical therapy to a new level.

Nature’s Edge is nestled on a beautiful 65-acre ranch in the heart of Northwest Wisconsin.

Licensed therapists combine conventional treatment methods with innovative rehabilitative strategies that include hippotherapy (using the movement of the horse), horticulture therapy and animal-assisted therapy to accelerate rehabilitation for functional living.

At Nature’s Edge, we treat any patient of any age needing speech, occupational, and physical therapy. Patient care is provided through our outpatient services, scheduled by appointment for one-hour treatment sessions, and through our Diane’s House intensive program. At Diane’s House on the Nature’s Edge ranch, a patient and his or her family may stay for visits of up to one week while receiving intensive therapy.

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Animals Assisting in Therapy

Animals Assisting in Therapy

Our therapy animals are an integral part of treatment at Nature’s Edge through animal-assisted therapy and hippotherapy. Click ‘Read More’ to meet our four-legged, furry and feathered crew.
Diane's House

Diane's House

Diane’s House is the centerpiece of our intensive treatment program for families dealing with autism and other disabilities. At Diane’s House, the whole family can accompany their loved one with disabilities for a week of intensive, integrative therapy. For more information, click ‘Learn More’ below.


Volunteers are always needed at Nature’s Edge! Volunteer opportunities include Sidewalkers to assist in sessions incorporating hippotherapy. Click ‘Read More’ to find out about how you can become a volunteer or get involved at Nature’s Edge.
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Donate to Nature’s Edge

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of people like you to continue our mission of helping patients with disabilities receive effective therapy. Please consider a donation today! To donate, please just click the floating ‘donate’ button on this page or use the button below!


Thank you to our amazing continuing sponsors!

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Full or Part-Time Speech Language Pathologist – We are a unique nonprofit therapy center incorporating animal assisted therapy, horticulture and hippotherapy (the movement of the horse) on a 65 acre ranch for physician prescribed speech and occupational therapy. We are seeking a WI Licensed Speech Pathologist who wants to be part of a fun team on the ranch with patients of all ages and abilities twice a week as we are growing after 21 years. Please apply with a cover letter and resume, training for treatment strategies is provided.

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