The 儿童的治疗 Center at Clark Regional is committed to serving children and their families. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach their fullest potential. 我们提供 Speech, Occupational, and 物理治疗 services in a special outpatient clinic designed to treat children. Our therapists provide comprehensive therapy using a variety of techniques to improve each child's success with communication, 同行的活动, 很好/总, 电动机, 以及自助技能.
Our therapists have extensive training and experience treating children. Our goal is to provide treatment that meets high professional standards in an environment that is designed to enhance each child's functional abilities. The therapist designs a therapy program unique to each child's individual needs.
对于孩子们来说, occupational therapy focuses on developing specific life skills rather than job-related functions. Occupational therapy helps children further develop or regain skills through specific 锻炼s and task-related activities. Individualized therapy programs address fine 电动机 skills such as using hands for drawing, 切割, 写作, grasping and daily living skills such as eating, 穿衣和玩耍.
When skill and strength cannot be developed or improved, OT offers creative solutions and alternatives for carrying out daily activities. One of the activities that occupational therapists can address to meet children's needs is working on fine 电动机 skills so that kids can grasp and release toys and develop good hand写作 skills. Occupational therapists also address hand–eye coordination to improve play skills, 比如击中目标, 击球, or copying from a blackboard.
职业治疗 will identify and improve difficulties that interfere with the child's potential to perform functional daily living skills and 同行的活动. Direct treatment is provided along with consultation for carry over at home.
物理治疗 is also available to those children who display delays or difficulties with gait and mobility. They are able to address the specific needs unique to children. We evaluate orthotic and equipment needs in addition to gross 电动机 delays associated with Spina Bifida, 脑瘫, 神经肌肉疾病, 遗传综合征, 斜颈和其他疾病.
Our therapists use positive approaches and age-appropriate activities and techniques to improve a child's 电动机 skills, 平衡与协调, and strength and endurance. We work with other health professionals to enhance fine 电动机 skills, as well as cognitive and sensory processing.
Physical therapists are often able to relieve pain and help kids resume daily activities. 受伤后, physical therapists teach kids 锻炼s designed to help them regain strength and range of motion, and also show them how to prevent a recurring injury.
Physical therapists use a variety of treatments to help build strength, improve movement and strengthen skills needed to complete daily activities. Physical therapists might guide kids through:
Speech Therapy will identify and improve abilities with expressive/receptive language and functional communication skills. Treatment includes family priorities along with therapist recommendations for a complete program.
The speech therapy program provides a full range of services for children with speech, language and oral-电动机 disorders. These include initial screenings, 父母协商, comprehensive evaluations, schedules of individual therapy sessions and collaboration with schools, physicians and other paraprofessionals. Examples of delays and disorders we treat are: