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Sep 11

What to Look for in a NH Child Therapy Provider

Choosing to enroll your child in therapy is a big step. Therapy can help your child learn and grow in ways you never thought possible – especially if they are special needs, have a learning disability or suffer from some other health condition. It can even improve their speech, their physical abilities, their social skills […]

Oct 19

What are some red flags that might indicate that a child would benefit from Occupational Therapy?

Weak or stiff uncoordinated movements Awkward grasp of crayons, pencils, scissors, and/or utensils Excessive seeking or avoidance of movement or touch Absence of hand dominance after age 4 Difficulty with age appropriate self-help skills such as dressing Limited attention and organizational problems at home and school Difficulty with feeding, food aversions or eats a very […]

Oct 19

What types of OT diagnoses do we see at KidSpeak?

Occupational Therapy diagnoses include: Autism Cerebral Palsy Traumatic Brain Injuries Developmental Delay Learning Disabilities Down Syndrome Low Vision ADD/ADHD Coordination Disorders Sensory Disorders Delayed Fine Motor Skills Neurological Disorders

Oct 19

Is Occupational Therapy right for my child?

Occupational Therapy Services at KidSpeak  Provides evaluation and treatment Focuses on improving a child’s occupational performance (Activities for Daily Living, Play, Social Participation, etc.) Helps promote independence, mastery, and self-confidence in physical, emotional and psychosocial development.

Oct 19

Speech and Language Red Flags

Does your child…… Have difficulty paying attention and listening? Have difficulty asking for help, repetition, or expressing when she does not understand something? Have difficulty following directions or remembering information? Have difficulty staying organized? Is his desk messy? Does he forget homework assignments and books? Does his homework get done, but not make it to […]

Oct 19

Speech and Language Disorders

Speech or Phonological Disorders These disorders occur when the person has difficulty with the actual physical production of a sound. Someone may not be able to produce sounds at a level expected of his/her age group due to neurological problems, developmental delays or structural anomalies. Language-based Disorders These disorders occur when a person has difficulty […]

Oct 19

Speech and Language Developmental Milestones

How and When Does Your Child Hear and Talk? What Age Should a Child Understand Language? How Should a Child Express Himself or Herself? When Should a Child Say Certain Sounds? Speech & Language Milestones Yes / No Birth – 5 months: Localizes sounds by turning head Uses sounds or gestures to indicate wants Frequently […]

Oct 19

What is a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)?

Speech-language pathologists, sometimes called speech therapists, assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. Speech-language pathologists work with people who cannot produce speech sounds or cannot produce them clearly; those with speech rhythm and fluency problems, such as stuttering; people with voice disorders, such as inappropriate […]