S.L.B. Therapy, provides a full range of services for children with speech, language and oral-motor disorders. These include initial screenings, parent consultations, comprehensive evaluations, scheduled individual therapy sessions and collaboration with schools, physicians, and other paraprofessionals.

Speech-Language Warning Signs:

Increased frustration during communication attempts
Perseverative or receptive behavior
Decreased interest in social situations by age 24 months
Loss of skills previously mastered
Decreased eye contact
Lack of imitation skills
Decreased/lack of appropriate play skills
Absent pointing by one year of age
Difficulty with transition
Limited sound repertoire
Leaving off first sound of words
Inconsistent sound errors
Randomly says a word accurately, then doesn’t use it again
No words produced consistently by 16 months
Delayed response time
Increased need for repetition for response to commands, questions

Examples of delays and disorders that we treat are:

Autism Spectrum/ Pragmatic Language Disorders/Articulation
Apraxia / Dyspraxia
Phonological Disorders
Cognitive Communication
Oral–Motor Disorders
Receptive/Expressive Language Disorder
Fluency Disorders / Stuttering
Central Auditory Processing Disorders
Myofunctional (Tongue Thrust) Disorders
Voice Disorders
Accent Modification
Sensory based feeding
Hearing Impaired / Post-Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation


Complete bilingual Speech and Language Evaluation
A thorough evaluation is a process that confirms the proper diagnosis and helps to decide the best route of intervention. Each is personalized and an in depth process of gathering the necessary information that includes an interview of the patient and/ or the caregiver, formal and informal testing, sharing the results and interpretation of the evaluation that will include the diagnosis data, a treatment plan of care, and any further recommendations needed.
Speech and Language therapists are trained in state of the art speech and language services and are able to create an individual plan of treatment for each child/family that they serve. If your child has not been evaluated yet, Speech and Language Therapy is a great place to start! In our friendly, playful environment, we offer comprehensive speech and language assessments which are undertaken to determine whether or not communication skills are developing normally, and whether or not professional intervention is warranted.
If it is determined, either through an assessment that a child will benefit from speech and language intervention, we have a variety of techniques at hand. often, our therapists select a variety of strategies that will most benefit your child. The result is an effective and individualized method for each child.
S.O.P.B. Therapy, is a continual story of success in diagnosing and treating speech and language disorders, developmental gross and fine motor delays.

S.L.B. Therapy, occupational therapists use clinical reasoning during the evaluation and treatment planning process. A series of standardized assessments and clinical observations is used to assist in determining each child’s initial level of functioning in the areas of gross-motor, fine-motor, sensory processing, and organizational behavior.
These observations as well as the therapists’ practical and technical knowledge of typical development and movement allow them to create a unique treatment plan for each child. The treatments are child-directed and play-based, integrating constant negotiations and adjustments of levels of difficulty and expectations to maintain the “just-right challenge.” This occurs when a child is not only internally motivated and engaged in an achievable activity, but also is challenged enough to create new and appropriate adaptive responses. As the child masters this activity, he or she feels successful and is able to function at a higher level in home, educational, social, and emotional contexts.
How do I know if my child needs occupational therapy?

Your child might need occupational therapy if:

They seem to have weak hands and/or get tired easily while doing fine motor tasks.
They have difficulty with learning gross motor tasks such as riding a bike, skipping, or hopping.
They are overly sensitive or emotional to sensory stimulation including touch, textures, tastes, sound, and movement.
They are under responsive with decreased reactions to movement, touch, sound, or have unusually low emotional responses.
They have trouble with writing including pushing too hard or not hard enough, not being able to develop and maintain a good grasp on the pencil, and having trouble with size and spacing of their letters.
They have trouble learning how to dress themselves.
They have difficulty with coordinating the muscles that control their eyes for good vision.

Complete bilingual Speech and Language Evaluation
An individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and occupational therapist determine the person’s goals, customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach the goals, and an outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan.
Therapists also offer guidance to family members about safe and effective methods of caring for their child, and communicate with the child’s doctors and teachers to ensure appropriate treatment. Occupational therapy for children helps them to develop life skills. The children practice writing, cutting, and other fine motor skills, as well as daily life skills, such as feeding and dressing themselves.

Therapy is recommended for children with the following:

Autistic Spectrum / Cerebral Palsy / All forms Mental Retardation /Down’s Syndrome / Sensory Integration Issues / Visual Perceptual Issues / Strength/Endurance Issues / Rets Syndrome / Fragile X Syndrome / Deaf-Blind / Traumatic Brain Injury / Behavioral Issues / Social/Communication Issues / Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Hyper-Activity Disorder / Seizure Disorders / Multiple Diagnoses / Amputation(s) / Spina Bifida / Muscular Dystrophy / Multiple Sclerosis / Angelman’s Syndrome / Spinal Cord Injury / Cognition Disorders / Bipolar Disorder / Fine Motor Issues / Gross Motor Issues
Physical therapists at S.L.B.Therapy, are dedicated to providing all of our patients, their families and our surrounding communities with compassionate, culturally-sensitive care guided by the latest developments in therapeutic and rehabilitative practice.
Our Physical Therapy service provides children with evaluation and treatment related to the following:
Musculoskeletal, neurologic, orthopedic disorders
Balance and coordination problems
Gait disorders
Delayed gross motor development
Posture and movement abnormalities
Equipment and seating needs
Consultation to schools and daycare
Cerebral palsy
Traumatic and acquired brain injuries
Traumatic and acquired spinal cord injuries
Developmental delay
Cardiac anomalies
Osteogenesis imperfect
Spina bifida
Sensory processing disorder
Autism spectrum
Amputation and limb deficiencies
Congenital syndromes
Premature birth
Post-surgical orthopedic rehabilitation
Oncology (brain tumors, spinal cord tumors, osteosarcoma)
Muscular dystrophy
We believe pediatric physical therapists are an integral part of the health care team. We coordinate care among providers including Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy, referring physicians, community services and school systems. Physical therapists work with children of all ages, from premature infants to young adults.
Children receive a thorough evaluation and treatment that focuses on promoting the highest level of function. Pediatric physical therapists work in partnership with families to establish meaningful goals, and they provide interventions that are developmentally appropriate, in a child-friendly environment. Communication with the child, parents and other specialists on the team is the cornerstone of all clinical care.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Team:

Our team provides personalized and comprehensive assessment and management of children and adolescents. The speech language pathologist, occupational therapist and physical therapist work together as a collaborative team to service children with medical, psychological, developmental and learning needs. Members of the Physical Therapy Team provide intervention, education, resources and support to foster each child's developing needs.
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