Early Intervention

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How can occupational therapy help a child with learning disabilities?

How can occupational therapy help a child with learning disabilities? Communication and social interaction are often challenging for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other learning disabilities. Through Occupational Therapy (OT), these challenges can be addressed.  Discover how Occupational…

Categories: Autism Therapy, Child Development, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, The Therapy Place


What Is Autism Speech Therapy?

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…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Therapy, Child Development, Early Intervention, Speech Exercises, Speech Therapy, Therapy Place NJ


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


Early Intervention in Speech Therapy

Childhood is an exciting time full of changes and growth. Though there are norms that children typically follow throughout their development, meeting speech and language milestones may look different for your child. When your child isn’t following the “normal” flow of development, speech therapists are here to help! Whether your child struggles with eye contact, following directions, talking, or speech that is difficult to understand, it is never too early to seek intervention from a speech therapist. Here are some questions to help guide you through the early intervention process.

Categories: Early Intervention, Speech Therapy, Therapy Place NJ