Therapy Playground provides direct and consultative speech-language pathology services to individuals with a variety of communication disorders. Services include:
Speech-Language Evaluation and Treatment: Our agency will evaluate and treat communication disorders in children. We have experience working with individuals with autism, cognitive delays, hearing impairment, cleft palate, apraxia, dysarthria, feeding concerns and various genetic syndromes. Communication disorders we are able to diagnose and treat include articulation/phonological deficits, language impairment, stuttering, voice disturbances, feeding delays, orofacial myofunctional concerns, and pragmatic language disorders. We are able to provide these services by contractual agreement or through billing of the patient’s insurance.
Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment: Our agency will evaluate and treat gross motor coordinative disorders as well as equipment needs of children. We have experience working with a variety of individuals; diagnoses to include autism, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, hemiplegia, traumatic brain injury, developmental delays, and a variety of genetic syndromes. We are able to work with local equipment vendors to secure wheelchairs, bath seats, feeder seats, etc., as well as cast for AFOs. We can also take a limited number of orthopedic referrals that do not require modalities for treatment.
Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Treatment: Our agency will evaluate and treat fine motor coordinative disorders as well as sensory integrative disorders of children. We have experience working with a variety of individuals; diagnoses to include autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cerebral palsy, hemiplegia, traumatic brain injury, developmental delays, and a variety of genetic syndromes. Common disorders often referred for include difficulty with handwriting, fine motor delay, and sensory integrative dysfunction.
Therapeutic Listening: Our agency will complete pediatric therapeutic listening assessments using Vital Links CD’s. We provide monthly consultation and a rental program to direct the treatment plan.
Feeding Evaluation and Treatment: Our agency will complete pediatric feeding assessments and provide consultation to caregivers regarding appropriate feeding methods. We have been trained in a variety of oral motor exercise programs and use a holistic approach in treating the child with feeding disorders. We have therapists trained in sensory, motor and behavioral approaches and they will use a number of techniques to facilitate your child’s treatment goals.
Orofacial Myology: Interrupts the growth and development of the muscles and bones of the face and mouth. This results in poor function during eating, swallowing, talking and breathing. Children, teenagers and adults are all affected by OMDs.
Play-based Therapy (CBRS) – Community Based Rehabilitative Services (CBRS.) is developmental intervention uniquely designed to enhance cognitive, physical, behavioral, self-help, social-emotional, and language skills. This rehabilitative therapy for infants and toddlers is “play with a purpose.” CBRS is one service available to support children and families from birth to age three who have been determined eligible by the Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA) for the North Carolina Infant Toddler Program. Visit the North Carolina Early Intervention website www.beearly.nc.gov for more information on the CDSA in your area and the NC Infant Toddler program.