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My Child is a Late Talker: Expressive Language Delay and Autism

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Worried that your child isn’t talking yet? In many cases, there’s no cause for alarm when a child is a late talker. Most children will develop language skills in their own time, and some develop language faster than others.

However, since it’s estimated that between 15-25% of young children have some type of communication disorder, it’s important to know when it’s time to seek help. Children that speak less than 10 words by the time they’re age 18-20 months old are considered late talkers, and language delays are especially common in children who have autism. (more…)

Infinite Therapy Solutions Testimonial: See What This Client Had to Say About Us

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At Infinite Therapy Solutions, we are proud to offer both clinic and in-home physical therapy, behavioral therapy, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of your child – no matter what level or type of therapy they need to succeed. (more…)

Tips for Trick or Treating with Sensory Processing Disorder

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With October 31st rapidly approaching, our team at Infinite Therapy Solutions in Hudson County, NJ is ready to help you have a successfully spooky Halloween! We’re happy to address your questions about how to co-manage your child’s sensory processing disorder and trick or treating so you and your family can have a fun, engaging, and safe experience. (more…)

Down syndrome Facts for Down syndrome Awareness Month

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It’s October, which means here at Infinite Therapy Solutions, our community is celebrating National Down Syndrome Awareness Month! To help others learn more about people with Down syndrome, we’re sharing a few interesting facts about this common condition. (more…)

What You Need to Know About Sensory Processing Disorder in Children

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Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) was originally associated with autism. In fact, for many years it was considered a “symptom” of Autism until a breakthrough study conducted in 2013 found that there was a biological basis to the study separating it from other types of neurological disorders. New research has found that your child can have this disorder even if they don’t have Autism. (more…)

What is the Proper Pencil Grip Development for Children?

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The proper way to hold a pencil is developed over time. When a child first begins to grasp objects, you will see a fisted grab. Young children first develop gross motor skills, using the larger muscles of the hand to grab a pencil in their fist. The drawing action comes all the way from the shoulder, and the control your child has over what is produced on paper is limited. (more…)

Hypotonia in Children: This is What You Need to Know About Low Muscle Tone

Hypotonia in Children: This is What You Need to Know About Low Muscle Tone

Is your baby having a tough time holding up his head? Is your child having difficulty speaking? Have you noticed your child slumps or has difficulty handling small objects like pencils and crayons? Hypotonia, or low muscle tone, could be the root cause of all of these symptoms. (more…)

What is ABA Therapy for Children?

What is ABA Therapy for Children?

Learning your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder can be a challenging and stressful moment. Parents often fear their child will fall further and further behind their peers in social, cognitive, language, academic, and other skills. Making matters more difficult, strategies that work with other children with disabilities are often ineffective for children with Autism. (more…)

What is Occupational Therapy for Children and How Can it Help?

What is Occupational Therapy for Children and How Can it Help?

Buttoning a jacket, tying a shoe, tolerating noisy crowds – it is easy to take these skills for granted. But for many children, learning these tasks is challenging. Occupational therapists specialize in helping children with and without disabilities master these and related skills. (more…)

Why is My Child Not Speaking? How to Know if Speech Therapy is Needed

Why is My Child Not Speaking? How to Know if Speech Therapy is Needed

You just can’t wait to hear your child’s first words, so when those first words are slow to come it can be both disappointing and worrisome. You’re left wondering, why is my child not speaking? Is there a problem? Should I be considering speech therapy for toddlers?

The good news – most kids that talk late actually catch up without a problem. However, it’s important to know what’s normal and be familiar with the signs your child could have a speech or language delay that requires therapy. (more…)