Benefits of Pediatric Therapy
Pediatric occupational, speech, and physical therapy play a vital role in shaping a child's future by addressing their unique needs and challenges. From enhancing cognitive abilities to improving communication skills and enhancing physical abilities, these therapies are the building blocks of a child's progress.
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Occupational Therapy - Focuses on enabling children to engage in everyday activities, fostering their independence and enhancing their sensory and motor skills.

Nurse working with child to speak

Speech Therapy - Aims to develop effective communication skills, including speech, language, and social interaction, enabling children to express their thoughts and feelings confidently.

Nurse helping small child exercise

Physical Therapy - Helps children improve their strength, coordination, and overall physical performance, enabling them to participate fully in daily activities, sports, and recreational pursuits.

Our Services​

Speech-Language Therapy​

Our Speech-Language Therapy services are dedicated to addressing a wide array of communication and swallowing disorders in children. Through comprehensive evaluation and personalized treatment plans, our licensed speech-language pathologists aim to enhance each child's ability to communicate effectively and eat safely. This includes therapy for:

Speech Disorders:
Targeting issues with producing sounds in syllables or saying words incorrectly to the point that listeners can't understand what's being said.

Language Disorders:
Focusing on difficulties in understanding or putting words together to communicate ideas.

Articulation Disorders:
Working on the clarity of speech sounds and patterns of speech.

Non-Oral Communication:
Implementing alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) strategies for children who are non-verbal or have severe speech limitations.

Oral-Motor Disorders:
Addressing challenges in the movement of muscles in the mouth, lips, tongue, and jaw, including difficulties with swallowing, speech, and feeding.

Feeding Disorders:
Helping children who have difficulty with eating or swallowing due to physical, behavioral, or neurological reasons.

AAC Needs:
Assessing for and implementing devices and systems that help children with severe speech or language problems to communicate.

Physical Therapy​

Our Physical Therapy services focus on helping children reach their full potential in terms of movement and function.  Key areas of focus include:

Gross Motor Delays:
Addressing delays in achieving motor skills such as sitting, standing, and walking.

Mobility Difficulties:
Enhancing movement capabilities to improve a child's ability to participate in daily activities.

Strength, Balance, and Coordination:
Building muscle strength and control for better stability and coordination.

Range of Motion:
Increasing flexibility and movement in joints and muscles.

Postural and Tone Concerns:
Correcting and managing issues related to posture and muscle tone, including hypotonia and hypertonia.

Neuromuscular Disorders:
Providing support for conditions affecting the nerves and muscles, enhancing movement and function.

Orthotic and Equipment Needs:
Assessing for and facilitating the use of braces, walkers, and other devices to support mobility and activity.

Occupational Therapy​

Our Occupational Therapy services are designed to help children achieve growth milestones. Occupational therapists assess and treat fine motor delays, sensory processing issues, and difficulties with daily living activities. Services include:

Fine Motor Delays:
Enhancing the small movements of the hands, fingers, and wrist to improve tasks like writing, buttoning, and using utensils.

Arm/Hand Strength:
Building strength in the upper extremities for improved function and endurance in daily activities.

Eye-Hand Coordination:
Improving the ability to coordinate hand movements based on visual input, crucial for tasks like catching a ball or writing.

Self-Care Skills:
Teaching essential daily living activities such as dressing, grooming, and feeding, promoting independence.

Sensory Processing Disorders:
Addressing issues in the way the brain processes sensory information, helping children respond more effectively to their environment.

Adaptive Equipment Needs:
Evaluating and providing tools that assist in performing daily activities.

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Insurance Providers​

Understanding your insurance options is a crucial step in accessing the best care for your child. To assist you we have a of  insurance options accepted by our pediatric home health care services. Click through to explore the range of insurance possibilities and learn how we can work together to facilitate exceptional care for your child.

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