Occupational therapy

Self-Regulation for a Child with ADHD

Self-regulation is described as one’s ability to manage and control their behavior, emotions, and attention. This includes using specific skills to monitor, evaluate, and adjust for environmental demands so as to react appropriately. Let’s take a look at the following…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Issues


Occupational & Speech Therapy for Neuro-Divergence

Occupational & Speech Therapy for Neuro-divergence can make a world of a difference. Neuro-divergent children have unique ways of thinking that can make it difficult for them to function in their home, school, or community environment. Neuro-divergence can result from…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Child Development, Down Syndrome, Early Intervention, Occupational and Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Issues, Speech Exercises, Speech Impediment, Speech Therapy, The Therapy Place, Therapy Place NJ


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…

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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


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