Pediatric Therapy – Connections Therapy TX
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Pediatric Therapy

Speech-language therapy is a type of therapy provided by a speech-language pathologist (SLP) to help a child learn how to produce specific speech sounds. SLPs also provide therapy for other skills, including language, fluency, and social/pragmatics.  Our programs help and guide our clients to develop the skills needed for successful communication. Children may need speech-language therapy to address:

  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia and dyspraxia
  • Articulation (Lisp, Speech Sound Delay/Disorder, Phonological Processing Disorder, unintelligibility)
  • Dysarthria
  • Dyslexia
  • Language (Difficulty with expression, comprehension, processing, and written)
  • Oral-motor dysfunction
  • Pragmatics or social language skills
  • Tongue thrust (dental issues, speech sound distortions, swallowing patterns)
  • Stuttering
  • Voice disturbance

Occupational therapy (OT) is a type of therapy that helps children who have physical, sensory, or intellectual problems. Our programs will help kids with play and social skills, emotional regulation, improve body coordination and motor skills, and improve performance with self-care skills. Children may need occupational therapy to address:

  • Self-care skills (bathing, dressing, brushing teeth, self-feeding)
  • Sensory Processing
  • Fine motor skills
  • Handwriting
  • Integrating primitive reflexes
  • Visual motor integration
  • Visual perceptual skills
  • Motor planning and coordination
  • Social skills
  • Emotional regulation and mindfulness

Physical therapy (PT) is a type of therapy that helps children to decrease pain, build strength, improve movement, and enhance skills needed to complete daily activities.  PTs teach children exercises designed to help them regain strength and range of motion, learn functional mobility patterns like crawling and walking, also show children and families how to prevent future injuries. Children may need physical therapy to address:

  • Delayed motor milestones
  • Integrating primitive reflexes
  • Balance and coordination activities
  • Neuro Developmental Treatment (NDT) Techniques and Sensory Motor Re-Education
  • Posture and stability
  • Gait training
  • Adaptive play
  • Build strength and improve circulation around an injury
  • Flexibility exercises to increase range of motion
  • Equipment Evaluation
  • Safety and prevention programs