Self Care

What is Self Care? Children may have delays in their self care skills as a result of motor planning difficulties, developmental delay, physical disability or merely as a result of…

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…living with a disability. Working as a team, Therapies for Kids’ registered and experienced paediatric therapists deliver support and services with compassion and care, using the best facilities and equipment,…

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Development Coordination Disorder (Clumsy Kids)

…as tying shoes or going downstairs and have difficulty performing age-appropriate academic and self-care tasks. Children with DCD usually have normal or above-average intellectual abilities. However, their motor coordination difficulties…

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Children’s Speech Pathology

…Kids might need speech-language therapy for a variety of reasons, including: hearing impairments cognitive (intellectual, thinking) or other developmental delays weak oral muscles excessive drooling chronic hoarseness of voice birth…

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Pre-school Language Disorders

…Family history of language disorders Premature birth Low birth-weight Hearing loss Autism Intellectual disabilities Syndromes, like Down syndrome or Fragile X syndrome Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Stroke Brain injury Tumors…

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Vision Impairment

…or if her field of vision is less than 20° in diameter (a person with normal vision can see 180°). Severe vision loss (blindness) can mean that some parts of…

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Dysarthria

…better communicate with the person with dysarthria In severe cases, learning to use alternative means of communication (e.g., simple gestures, alphabet boards, or electronic or computer-based equipment) What you can…

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Hypotonia and gross motor skills

…can vary significantly, from mild to severe hypotonia depending on the cause. The majority of children with hypotonia do not have an underlying problem. The doctor may give your child…

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Severs disease

…or jumping In severe cases this may cause the child to limp when walking One or both heels affected What we can do… Severs disease is typically a self-limiting condition…

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