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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

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 kind of therapy does my autistic child need?

If your child has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it is normal to be overwhelmed. This diagnosis can take time to understand and work through for you and your child. As you research supportive measures for your child,…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Therapy, Child Development, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, The Therapy Place, Uncategorized

How is Occupational Therapy used in school?

Within each classroom in a school environment, there is usually a range of children with mixed abilities. Some children may need extra help in certain areas, some may have disorders and others may need guidance in developing new skills. Occupational…

Categories: Child Development, Occupational Therapy, The Therapy Place

Does My Child Need Occupational Therapy?

Like any other attentive parent, do you ever find yourself in a position where you feel overly concerned about your child’s development? Furthermore, do you find yourself comparing your child to others their age and think, Something just doesn’t look…

Categories: Occupational Therapy, The Therapy Place, Therapy Place NJ, Therapy Thoughts

Speech Therapy for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

It’s difficult to understand the sequence of events that must occur in the body in order for just one sound to be produced. In the blink of an eye, the brain sends messages to tell the mouth exactly how to move. These messages allow for the muscle coordination necessary to produce sounds, words, and sentences. When there is a breakdown in communication between the brain and the mouth, a child may demonstrate unusual speech patterns or may not be able to talk at all. This breakdown is called Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

Categories: Speech Therapy, The Therapy Place