Specializing in helping individuals develop, maintain and restore maximum body movement and physical function. Physical therapy can help clients recover from an injury, relieve pain, prevent future injury or deal with a chronic condition. They provide services related to difficulties with gross motor coordination movements, orthopedic problems, developmental delays and difficulty walking. Physical therapy can be applied at any age of stage of life and the ultimate goal is to improve health and quality of life.
American Physical Therapy Association. (2020). Becoming a PT. https://www.apta.org/your-career/careers-in-physical-therapy/becoming-a-pt
Specializing in helping people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes. Occupational therapists enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability.
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (2020). What is Occupational Therapy? https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/OTMonth/what-is-OT.aspx
SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPY
Specializing in providing services to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Speech therapy addresses phonological/articulation differences and/or delays, stuttering, comprehension, and expressive and receptive language differences/delays as well as oral motor and feeding difficulties.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (2020). What are Speech-Language Pathologists, and What Do They Do? https://www.asha.org/public/Who-Are-Speech-Language-Pathologists/
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Providing counseling for the child, parent and family. Counseling is both child and parent centered with an emphasis on the emotional needs of the family system as it relates to the child’s disability. Licensed Clinical Counselors are available to provide necessary services. We provide Parent/Child interaction Therapy for families with behavioral difficulties. Also available based on need:
- Self-esteem Building
- Behavioral Management
- Depression/Anxiety Management
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Social Interaction/Isolation Difficulties
- Career Interest Testing, Development & Planning
- Aptitude Testing/College Majors
- Vocational Training-SAT/ACT Prep.
- Communication & Interviewing Skills