Speech therapy with non-verbal children

Speech therapy with non-verbal children

Speech therapy with non-verbal children Speech and language is a major part of how we communicate and engage with others. However, some medical conditions, such as autism, stroke, brain injury or intellectual disability, prevent individuals from being able to verbally...
Speech therapy and stuttering

Speech therapy and stuttering

How speech therapy helps improve stuttering Regularly, speech therapy purposes to rectify stuttering by amending the person’s emotions, speech behaviours and general outlook on communication in general, particularly talking. Stuttering is a common invention amongst...
Speech therapy and receptive language

Speech therapy and receptive language

What is receptive language? ‘Receptive language’ is the term used by health professionals when describing the comprehension and processing of information through words and language. This includes how one is able to listen, discern and express information, and...
OT for social skills in children

OT for social skills in children

What is occupational therapy? In its broadest sense, occupational therapy (OT) helps to foster general well being by enabling individuals to engage in the activities of daily life. OTs assist to improve people’s independence to ensure that they engage in their...
OT fine motor skills in children

OT fine motor skills in children

What are fine motor skills? Another word for fine motor skills is dexterity, which in general involves the coordination of small muscles. In particular, movements requiring the regulation of hands and fingers with the eyes (i.e. hand-eye coordination). In children,...
How OT can help improve organization skills

How OT can help improve organization skills

The development of effective organization skills is crucial for children to ensure that they have structure, focus and good time management skills, as these abilities are important as they mature from infancy, begin school and become young adults. Organization skills...