Autism Speech Therapy Children on the autism spectrum may present with a multitude of difficulties in different areas. One of the most debilitating problems is their difficulty with communication. This hampers their ability to communicate in a meaningful way with…
Live With Leah: Hand Strengthening Exercises
By: Nina Chesno At The Therapy Place, we are excited to introduce our latest video series “Live…
Children’s Early Developmental Stages
Parents are often concerned about whether their child is developing at the expected rate. As parents, you know your child best, and if you are concerned that your baby or toddler’s milestones are delayed, we recommend that you consult your pediatrician, who will perform a developmental screening test. This will better inform you regarding your child’s difficulties. If necessary, the pediatrician will refer you for early intervention to a speech, occupational or physical therapist.
Behavioral Therapy For Kids With Autism
Autism Behavior therapy is a specialized type of therapy, that identifies and helps children with autism, or autism spectrum disorders (ASD), to change their inappropriate behaviors.
These behaviors affect their ability to function at home, at school, and in situations requiring interaction with other children or adults.
Occupational Therapy & Sensory Issues
The Occupational Therapists at The Therapy Place specialize in treating children who present with sensory issues which may occur concomitantly with learning or language disorders.
Young children cannot express themselves or don’t understand what is bothering them, get frustrated and parents become anxious not knowing why they are crying. Learning more about why they’re upset in the first place allows parents to work with them and communicate with them more effectively.
What Is Occupational Massage Therapy?
Occupational Massage Therapy for children is a unique form of Occupational Therapy that many parents may not be aware of. This process involves using the natural power of touch and integrating that into occupational therapy practice.
Lending A Hand: Occupational Hand Therapy For Children
At the Therapy Place, our Occupational Therapists specialize in hand strengthening exercises to develop or improve children’s hand skills to enable fine motor skills for daily living skills. The goal of this kind of Occupational therapy is to create hand strengthening activities for children who struggle with fine motor skills.
Occupational Therapy 101: What Is It?
We take it for granted that our children will learn skills naturally, however some children require Occupational Therapy to achieve the milestones essential for executing motor skills, to function at home, at school, in public, or in social situations. Luckily, occupational therapists are specifically trained to help these children reach milestones and function effectively in their everyday lives.
Flushed With Pride: Toilet Training For Kids With Developmental Delays
Toilet training is a challenging and frustrating time for all parents, but even more so for parents of children with developmental delays, disabilities, or sensory issues. At The Therapy Place, we are here to help you with the challenging task…
Social Stories for Kids – A User Manual for New Situations
Social stories are a powerful and fun tool that can be used to help young students to understand and cope with different situations. At the Therapy Place, we use Social stories which are individualized short stories that are highly effective for teaching students new skills. These skills teach students what is expected in social behaviors and different settings such as school, with…