Child Development

Speech Therapy for a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Introduction:In order to improve communication and language skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), speech therapy is an excellent option.  What might a child with ASD need Speech Therapy for? Communication is often difficult for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Therapy, Child Development, Sensory Issues, Speech Exercises, Speech Impediment, Speech Therapy, Stuttering, The Therapy Place, Therapy Place NJ

Is My Child Neuro-Divergent?

Introduction: A 5-year old boy with no medical diagnoses enters kindergarten for the first time. Within the first couple of weeks, the teacher notices that he functions a little differently than his peers. He dislikes going out for recess, avoids…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Therapy, Child Development, Occupational and Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Issues, The Therapy Place

Benefits of Therapy in a School Setting vs. in a Clinic

Pediatric Occupational, and Speech therapies have more advantages than disadvantages. One important factor to consider when choosing the best therapy for your child, in order to maximize its advantages, is the environment in which the therapy is delivered. The Benefits…

Categories: About Us, Child Development, Environment, Occupational and Speech Therapy, 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

Activities & Games For Speech Therapy

How Activities & Games in Speech Therapy Help Children Learn Improving your child’s speech through speech therapy sessions doesn’t need to be a tedious task! Using various age-appropriate games and activities, speech therapists integrate therapy techniques into fun games. Your…

Categories: At-Home Exercises, Child Development, Speech Exercises, Speech Therapy, The Therapy Place