Our Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) specialize in pediatrics and work with children to develop and enhance communication skills. SLPs are accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Treatment plans for each child varies depending on age and nature of the communication obstacles.
Working as a team with parents and other providers, our SLPs focus on increasing expressive communication skills, improving your child's ability to receive information, and improve speaking abilities. In addition, speech-language therapy may focus on play, attention and problem solving skills to lay a strong foundation for communication development.
Head to Toe provides multiple services to help your child overcome developmental obstacles and thrive.
Occupational Therapists (OTs) specialize in pediatrics and work with families to help their children become more independent and to enhance skills that children need for their many "jobs" – including play, self-care (dressing, feeding, grooming), and interacting with others.
OTs work with families to develop individualized goals that help children to be more functional in their home, school, play, and community environments.
OTs often use a sensory-based approach to identify challenges related to the way a child processes and responds to sensory information. They work with families to develop strategies to help the child cope with their sensory differences so that they can interact in their world with more ease and enjoyment.
Our physical therapists help children learn to effectively and safely move through their environment.
Physical therapy goals often focus on helping a child to meet developmental milestones like sitting, standing, crawling and walking. They may also address a child's ability to jump, run with coordination, walk up and down stairs, and participate in physical education activities.
Physical therapists also assess the need for orthotics, splints and braces to improve positioning and movement abilities. They may recommend adaptive equipment, such as wheelchairs or walking trainers, and can help a family and child learn how to effectively use this equipment.
Our Music Therapists blend musical rhythm and movement to create a stimulating environment that addresses physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of children. The music therapist provides multiple treatment options including creating, singing, moving to, and/or listening to music.
Blending music with therapy enhances a child's abilities in multiple areas of his/her life. Music therapy also provides a way for children to communication which can be helpful to those who find it difficult to express themselves in words. Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in many areas such as: overall physical rehabilitation and facilitating movement, increasing motivation, and increasing participation in treatment. Music groups serve as a social emotional support for children and families.