Services Provided at Pediatric Playhouse
- After the child is evaluated, a formal report will be done and a copy will be given to the parent and referring physician along with anyone else the parent requests.
- Goals will be set by the therapist and the parent
- Areas of treatment may include: muscle strength and range of motion, muscle coordination, fine motor skills, bilateral motor skills, sensory organization and sensory processing, perceptual motor and cognitive skills, self care skills and behavioral strategies.
- A treatment program will be designed specific to the child's needs.
Sensory Integration Therapy
Therapy is designed to help the nervous system organize sensory input via tactile, vestibular, proprioceptive, auditory and visually-based activities. Once the child's system is organized, he/she will available for to learn and/or complete a meaningful task.
A home-based program utilizing specially altered music to enhance brain functions. Changes have been made in attention, fine motor skills, communication, social skills, and overall coordination.
A variety of handling techniques utilized
to facilitate change at a cellular level to enhance all body functions. and overcome neuromotor limitations .With the added input, the child can integrate this information for an adaptive movement.
Therapy facilitates normal developmental motor patterns while inhibiting abnormal patterns to achieve functional tasks. Focus will be placed on muscle strengthening and active participation in motor tasks.
Fine Motor Development
Once the origin of the fine motor problem has been identified in the evaluation, a treatment program is designed which may include strengthening, dexterity, perceptual motor and/or coordination exercises. In some cases adaptive equipment may be utilized.
Kinesiotaping for muscle alignment, elongation, support, and/or strengthening
Education, Resources, and Activities for Home Programs