Conditions Treated

Conditions We Can Help

 

• ADD/ADHD• Hearing Loss
• Autism Spectrum Disorders• Hydrocephalus
• Apraxia/Dyspraxia• Hypotonia
• Brachial Plexus injuries• Learning Differences
• Cerebral Palsy• Muscular Dystrophy
• Developmental Disorders• Oral motor dysfunction
• Down syndrome• Sensory Ocular Processing deficits
• Dysgraphia/dyslexia• Sensory Processing Disorder
• Feeding difficulties• Spina Bifida
• Genetic disorders• Strokes
• Hand/arm injuries• Torticollis
• Handwriting difficulties• Visual Perceptual difficulties

Common Problems Treated

  • Decreased Range of Motion—limits in moving the head, neck, body, or limbs
  • Decreased Strength—difficulty performing age appropriate weight bearing movements (crab position or wheelbarrow walk)and holding body positions against gravity (superman)
  • Gross Motor delays—difficulty with balance or locomotive motor skills using the whole body (jumping, standing on one foot, or moving through the environment)
  • Fine Motor Delays—difficulty with handwriting or cutting skills, using a pincer grasp to pick up objects and using the skilled side of hand or a tripod grasp, and buttoning buttons on a shirt
  • Motor Planning Deficits—difficulty initiating or completing tasks such as doing a puzzle or playing on a jungle gym or pumping a swing
  • Self-care Delays—difficulty performing dressing, grooming, tooth brushing, and self-feeding skills
  • Oral Motor Deficits—difficulty with the coordination and/or strength of the lips, tongue, and cheeks needed for chewing and swallowing.
  • Feeding Difficulties—difficulty with tolerance to and the intake of a variety of textures and tastes of foods.  Feeding difficulties can negatively impact a child’s nutrition and growth.
  • Bilateral Coordination Deficits—difficulty using both hands together to perform a task (tying shoes, catching a ball, or performing jumping jacks)
  • Visual Perceptual Disorders—difficulty organizing visual information from the environment to perform a task (putting a puzzle together and reading)
  • Sensory Processing Disorders—difficulty responding appropriately to different sensory experiences (touch, taste, smell, sounds, body awareness, and movement) which interferes with the ability to perform daily activities
  • Cognitive skills Deficits—difficulty with tasks such as paying attention, following instructions, problem solving, and organization.
  • Social skills Deficits—having difficulty with social situations interacting and with playing appropriately

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