Occupational, Physical & Speech Therapy Services for Children in Waynesboro, VA
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Therapy - Occupational therapists identify and treat children who
have challenges in the skills necessary for daily living. This can
include any of the following areas: sleeping, dressing, toileting,
fine/gross motor skills, playing, social skills and self-regulation.
Treatment strategies include sensory-motor activities, play and
functional activities. Children learn best through play, so skills
are often learned through play activities. Occupational therapists
also assist in identifying and then training families in the proper
use of supportive equipment.
– Physical therapists identify and treat problems with gross
motor skills, movement patterns, gait/walking, positioning, and
posture. Physical therapists treat using a variety of exercises,
activities, hands-on positioning and other techniques. Physical
therapists can assist individuals with identifying and proper use of
- Speech therapists identify and treat children with expressive and
receptive language disorders, articulation, social skills,
communication, articulation, auditory and language processing
disorders, language learning disorders, oral motor and feeding.
Speech therapists treat using a variety of oral motor exercises and
explorations, articulation adjustments, and play based
language/vocabulary building. Speech therapists also assist families
with augmented communication.
employee a wide variety of treatment approaches including:
Early intervention services are for children 0 to 3 years of age in their natural
environments. A natural environment can be their home, community or
day care. For more information visit
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