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How to Work on Tactile Defensiveness in Children with SPD

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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 textures and struggles to find foods that they can tolerate, it’s time to see how treatment can help.


Apraxia and Autism: Childhood Apraxia of Speech Symptoms

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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 can help your child better manage their symptoms. At Infinite Therapy Solutions, we work with children of all ages who struggle with apraxia of speech symptoms and need speech therapy services.


Pediatric Vestibular Disorders: Symptoms and Treatment

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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, hearing disturbances, imbalance, dizziness, and vertigo.


Occupational Therapy for Children with ADHD/Learning Disorders

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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 skills or is unable to sit still in class, an occupational therapist can help.


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

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 therapist can help.

Autism Facts for Autism Awareness Month

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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 individuals are right here, living in and around the Hudson County community—and perhaps are even a part of your own family. It’s our mission to support individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We truly believe that with the right interventions and services, people with autism can engage meaningfully in the world and lead lives that are as healthy, productive, and fulfilling as possible.


Everything You Need to Know About How To Stop Toe Walking

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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 autism and is a toe walker, it’s time to learn more about how toe walking is treated.


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

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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 a routine to help you and your child breeze through the winter months.


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

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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
  • Motor skills, including both fine and gross motor movements

Music therapy for children with disabilities is especially effective, including children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

How Yoga Helps Children with Special Needs

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Children with special needs often receive care from an entire team of therapists and physicians, and many occupational therapists are beginning to incorporate yoga into their therapy sessions. While traditional therapies may address particular issues, yoga for special needs children addresses the entire child. Yoga includes meditation techniques, breathing exercises, and physical postures. It’s the combination of these tools that can prove so beneficial for children with special needs and abilities.