Everything You Need to Know About Sensory Gyms for Children’s Physical Therapy

If you are told your child needs a sensory gym for autism, you may need some context. Sensory gyms can help kids who are on the autism spectrum, because playing on the equipment improves body awareness. While a trampoline is fun for a child, it is also teaching balance and improving strength.

How to Work on Tactile Defensiveness in Children with SPD

When your child shows tactile defensiveness symptoms, you may notice that they struggle to eat certain foods or refuse to wear clothing made of a particular fabric. You may become frustrated with your child who has sensory processing disorder, as trying to get them comfortable can be overwhelming. If your child has intense reactions to

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Apraxia and Autism: Childhood Apraxia of Speech Symptoms

Although apraxia and autism have some similar characteristics, they are two separate diagnoses that your child should be screened for. The two go together often, so it can be difficult to tease out the characteristics of childhood apraxia of speech over what is caused by autism. Speech therapy for children with apraxia is beneficial and

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Pediatric Vestibular Disorders: Symptoms and Treatment

If you notice that your child has poor balance, gaze instability or complains of dizziness, it is time for a pediatric vestibular assessment. The vestibular system is responsible for balance and coordination. Your vestibular system processes movement. When functioning correctly, you aren’t dizzy and can move around with ease. Vestibular dysfunction symptoms include vision changes,

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Occupational Therapy for Children with ADHD/Learning Disorders

When your child is diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a therapy assessment can provide you with exercises and activities to improve attention that you are looking for. An occupational therapist will use ADHD occupational therapy tools to teach your child the skills they need to succeed. If your child struggles with daily activities and organizational

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

Hypotonia is a decrease in muscle tone that can manifest in a variety of ways. Children who struggle to hold up their head, have language issues, or don’t have good motor control can be diagnosed with hypotonia which may be the culprit of all the issues present. When your child is diagnosed with hypotonia, a

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Autism Facts for Autism Awareness Month

April is World Autism Month—Celebrate With Us By Learning Autism Spectrum Disorder Facts and Statistics April is World Autism Awareness Month, and at Infinite Therapy Solutions, our multidisciplinary team is doing our part to spread the news! Every year at our clinics, we have the pleasure of working with hundreds of children and teens living with autism. These

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Everything You Need to Know About How To Stop Toe Walking

Toe walking occurs for a number of reasons. There are multiple options available for correction, including braces for toe walking. However, if you’re looking for how to stop toe walking completely, therapies can be helpful in easing the process and creating comfortable habits. If your child complains about pain in toes, or is diagnosed with

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How At Home Pediatric Therapy Solutions Can Make Life Easier This Winter

The winter months can be a challenge for any family living in Hudson County, NJ. From the unexpected snow storms to the dips in temperatures and long travel delays, taking children to their therapy sessions can quickly become a hassle throughout the winter season. Fortunately, at home pediatric therapy sessions are an easy way to implement

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Music Therapy – An Innovative and Engaging Treatment for Children of All Abilities

Music therapy is much more than finding the right song to fit the mood. It is a research-based allied health profession that uses music to help patients achieve nonmusical goals. Music therapy is an innovative and powerful intervention to improve: Cognitive skills, such as impulse control Social skills, including sharing, turn taking, and social communication

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