Behavior Therapy

Muscle Strengthening: Teaching Children to Exercise!

Did you ever notice if your child has strong or weak muscles? Is your child often clumsy or using a lot of energy to do general tasks? It could be that your child needs more movement to get his muscles working and built up! As much as exercise is healthy for adults, children benefit from moving too!

Categories: At-Home Exercises, Behavior Therapy, Early Intervention, Environment, Health Basics, Lifestyle, Occupational Therapy, The Therapy Place, Therapy Place NJ

Occupational Therapy Developmental Milestones Ages 2-7

For growing children, reaching developmental milestones that are appropriate to their age is critical. While every child develops at their own rate, staying on track with general developmental milestones is important to make sure they do not fall behind or…

Categories: Behavior Therapy, Child Development, Early Intervention, Environment, Health Basics, Lifestyle, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Issues, Therapy Place NJ

Guide to Floortime Therapy

Many parents, caregivers, and teachers wonder how to support a child with special needs, especially if the child has a complex diagnosis such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). One of the increasingly popular methods used is Floortime therapy. The goal…

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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.

Categories: Behavior Therapy, Child Development, Early Intervention, Therapy Place NJ

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.

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Therapy Place NJ