Sensory Issues

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

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

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.

Categories: Occupational Therapy, Sensory Issues, Therapy Place NJ