Turning Wheels Pediatric Therapy
Turning Wheels was created to provide child and family-focused Pediatric Speech and Occupational Therapy to children of all ages. We combine excellent care with a fun and engaging environment allowing your child to feel comfortable while achieving success. At Turning Wheels, we believe in every child’s potential to grow and develop skills, which will enhance their future all while having fun.
Speech & Language Therapy
Pediatric speech therapy treats many different communication challenges as well as oral-motor concerns. A speech disorder is characterized by difficulty in producing speech sounds correctly, substituting sounds for a different sound, deleting sounds in words when talking, adding sounds or changing the order of sounds. If your child is difficult to understand, is not saying words or has trouble putting words together, speech therapy would be beneficial.
Language is composed of both expressive and receptive language. Therapy for expressive language will focus on your child’s ability to express their thoughts and feelings. This also includes vocabulary and use of grammar. Therapy for receptive language focuses on your child’s ability to process and understand language including following directions.
Feeding therapy is specially designed for children who experience difficulty chewing and/or swallowing food and/or liquids. Feeding therapy is also very beneficial for children who are considered to be “picky eaters” and are only willing to eat a limited variety of foods.
Our Speech Language Pathologists work with children that have a variety of speech and language disorders. We specialize in treating children that have difficulty with:
- Expressive language
- Receptive Language
- Articulation/Phonological processes
- Oral-Motor skills
- Pragmatic/Social skills
If your child experiences mouth breathing, tongue thrusting, reverse swallowing, cheek or lip biting, crowded teeth, thumb/finger or pacifier sucking, or lisping / speech issues, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy may be beneficial.
Group Therapy provides an opportunity work on skills in a social environment.