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“Our motto is “Changing Lives One Child At A Time” but the truth is, every child that we have had the privilege to serve has changed ours.”

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``Changing Lives One Child At A Time”

Children Matter is committed to seeing that children of any age get the assistance they need in order to develop and thrive!  We provide therapeutic services for children ranging in age from newborn to 21 years. 

Our services address the following needs and diagnoses:

  • Articulation Disorders
  • Apraxia / Dyspraxia
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Autism
  • Cleft Lip / Palate
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Dysfluency / Stuttering
  • Fine Motor & Handwriting Skills
  • Gait Training
  • Gross Motor Delays
  • High & Low Tone Concerns
  • Joint Pains
  • Oral Motor / Feeding
  • Memory Recall
  • Sensory Integration
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • AAC

Considerations for Therapy

You might consider an evaluation of the need for therapy should the following situations present themselves.
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Infants and Toddlers

  • Premature birth
  • Feeding and swallowing difficulties
  • Difficulty latching following birth
  • Reflux
  • Favors turning head or body to one side
  • Late with rolling, crawling or sitting up
  • Difficulty transitioning in out of positions (sitting to pulling to stand to crawling)
  • Quiet baby
  • Lack of babbling
  • Lack of eye contact
  • Hard time with imitating speech and motor movements
  • Not walking or talking by 15 months
  • Difficulty playing appropriately with toys
  • Not moving limbs or head bilaterally
  • Having trouble holding bottles or toys with both hands
  • Difficulty following people or objects with their eyes
  • Difficulty with sleeping
  • Difficulty with self-soothing

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Preschool and School Aged

  • Difficulty sitting in chairs
  • Has trouble following basic directions and answering questions appropriately
  • Cannot tell a story with a good beginning, middle, and end
  • Handwriting not legible by 3rd Grade
  • All speech sounds not clear by age 8
  • Difficulty drinking from an open cup or straw
  • Having extreme difficulty with separation
  • Trouble with sleeping and naptime
  • Difficulty with transitions
  • Frequent meltdowns
  • Inability to express wants and needs
  • Not walking
  • Having difficulty with balance
  • Having trouble with puzzles and shape sorters
  • Unable to play with peers of the same age
  • Unable to self soothe and regulate emotional states independently
  • Unable to smoothly move from carpet to hard floors or grass
  • Sensitive to clothing and textures
  • Limited food variety
  • Toy, item or topic fixations
  • Difficulty taking turns in play and conversation
  • Difficulty dressing and undressing
  • Difficulty maintaining attention in class
  • Difficulty participating in playground activities with peers
  • Difficulty with safety awareness
  • Difficulty with care activities (eating, dressing, bathing, shoe tying)
  • Inability to produce all sounds of speech

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Adolescents

  • Difficulty understanding facial expressions, social cues, body language, and verbal cues
  • Difficulty organizing ideas
  • Difficulty making and keeping friends
  • Unable to problem solve daily activities
  • Unable to dress and undress on their own
  • Difficulty with care activities (dressing, showering, cooking)
  • Difficulty with safety awareness

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