Pediatric

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Pediatric Services

Occupational Therapy

Our pediatric occupational therapists know the joy of helping families with challenging circumstances find greater happiness on a daily basis. We work with your family and children to design and implement an individualized treatment plan to unlock your child’s potential and overcome obstacles associated with developmental delays and sensory processing difficulties. Our highly skilled therapists have expertise in working with kids on basic skills such as crawling, feeding and potty training, to more advanced capabilities, including writing, grasping and coordination.

 

Specific treatment areas include:

  • Sensory processing disorder: Body awareness, Proprioceptive deficit, vestibular processing, behavior modification, attention, conduct
  • Auditory processing
  • Motor planning deficit
  • Apraxia
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism / Autism spectrum ( with comprehensive plan for increasing interaction and improving specific skills)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Downs Syndrome

Speech Therapy

At Deborah A. King Therapy, we want to equip your children with the speech and language skills they need to succeed in their academic and social life. Our dedicated therapists have years of experience in helping children improve their speech and language skills. We offer individualized treatment plans with the goal of giving children of all ages achieve their potential at school, home and beyond.

 

Specific treatment areas include:

  • Cognitive Language deficits
  • Autism
  • Articulation (making words understandable)
  • Auditory Processing
  • Dysarthria / Apraxia of speech (slurring or sound substitution)
  • Stuttering
  • Tongue Thrust
  • Expressive and receptive language delays

Physical Therapy

Our pediatric physical therapists evaluate and treat children ranging in age from infants to teenagers. We help children overcome lower extremity issues including developmental disorders, accidents and injuries to achieve their highest level of independence as possible. Our highly qualified therapists will develop a plan and work with your child to improve strength, range of motion and motor development to enhance functional skills for daily living.

 

Our therapists are skilled in the treatment of:

  • Gross Motor development delays e.g. : delays in crawling, walking, balance, stair climbing, jumping, climbing, running, throwing, kicking, bike riding
  • Neuromuscular disability
  • Splinting / bracing / orthotics
  • Wheelchair fitting / positioning
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Paraplegia
  • Torticollis
  • Plagiocephaly