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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


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


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