Welcome to Helping Hands Children's Therapy Services, Inc.!
At Helping Hands we know what a challenge it can be to have a child with special needs. We help parents find ways to meet the needs of their child while being a source of support for the family unit. You will find our clinic to be a warm and caring enviroment where you will meet other families with similar needs and experiences.
Our promise is to provide quality services to enhance the lives of the children and families we serve. The latest techniques and strategies will be incorporated into therapy, and ongoing family support will be provided to ensure the child's success.
Helping Hands Children's Therapy Services focuses on empowering children and their families to overcome challenges caused by an illness, injury, disability, or disease. Our services will identify the underlying issues causing the deficits, and the treatment we provide focuses on enhancing the independence of the child while strengthening the family unit.
Occupational therapy services focus on enabling your child functional independence with childhood “occupations”. Childhood “occupations” generally include:
- Self feeding
- Problem solving
- Motor skills
Helping Hands sensory gyms and treatment rooms offer innovative equipment designed to challenge your child in a playful way.
- Your child may benefit from occupational therapy if they:
- Have difficulty with transitions
- Have difficulty learning new tasks
- Have limited pretend play
- Are clumsy and trip often
- Have adverse reactions to food, clothing textures, or sounds
Speech therapy services focus on enabling a child to be an effective communicator and independent language learner. Speech therapy also addresses oral-motor, oral-sensory, and deficits associated with feeding.
Speech therapy services address the following areas:
- Receptive and expressive language
- Auditory and language processing
- Motor speech disorders
- Fluency and voice
- Oral motor skills
Your child may benefit from speech therapy services if they:
- Have difficulty following directions
- Have difficulty answering questions
- Have difficulty sequencing stories
- Are difficult to understand
- Stutter or exhibit dysfluency in their speech
- Are picky eaters or problem feeders
Physical therapy services focus on enhancing mobility and gross motor skills for participation in the home and community. Physical therapists incorporate play, sensory stimulation, physical handling, and joint mobilization to enhance mobility and motor skill development.
Physical therapy services target the following areas:
- Muscle strength
- Motor skills
Our physical therapists have extensive training in mobilization techniques, infant massage, kinesiotaping, neurodevelopmental therapy, and other manual techniques to enhance motor skills.
Your child may benefit from physical therapy services if they:
- Trip often
- Toe walk
- Have difficulty with jumping
- Exhibit poor posture
- Fatigue quickly
- Lack coordination
- Exhibit an immature gait