Some children are not just picky eaters.
Sensory Solutions is extremely concerned about the increased amount of children with feeding issues, that is why the Sensory Solutions Food School was created! Led by Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Dieticians, clients begin with gross motor warm up exercises, followed by breathing exercises and progressing to oral motor skills, chewing and eventually eating. Eating is the most complex physical task that human beings engage in. It is the ONLY human task which requires every organ systems, and requires that all of those systems work correctly. One swallow, for example, takes 26 muscles and 6 cranial nerves to coordinate. Plus, eating is the ONLY task a child does which require simultaneous coordination of all 8 of our sensory systems. Learning, Development, Nutrition and the Environment also have to be integrated in order for a child to eat correctly…Read More >
Occupational therapy includes services to address the functional need of a child related to adaptive development, adaptive behavior as well as play, sensory, motor and postural development. These services are designed to improve the child's functional ability to perform tasks in home, school, and community setting…Read More >
Physical therapy works to help children regain strength and mobility after injury or surgery. Physical therapy also benefits children who are premature or are born with developmental delays or congenital conditions. Therapy could include working with weights or building endurance for activities on the treadmill…Read More >
Speech Therapy not only helps children learn to use language, but it and enables parents to become a part of the process while they are learning how to become their child’s speech therapist at home. Speech Therapy is often sought out for a variety of disorders and syndromes, including Autism, Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Apraxia of Speech, Articulation disorders, Voice disorders, Stuttering and Cluttering (Fluency disorders), Swallowing Disorders, etc., and those “2 year-olds who just have not begun speaking”… Read More…>
Aquatic physical therapy is physical therapy in the pool instead of in the clinic. It consists of working on the same goals the child has in a clinic environment but in the water! The water assists with movement by eliminating gravity and unweighting the joints to allow more freedom of movement. Read More…>
Download our Red Flag lists for Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, or Occupational Therapy if you are still unsure if your child would benefit from therapy. If you still have questions please give us a call or set up an evaluation.
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