What is intelligibility?
CranioSacral Therapy is a light-touch manual therapy that aids in the healing of the body. This therapy not only allows for healing body-wide, but also specifically helps with the neurological system (i.e. brain and spinal cord).
A speech language pathologist can help to restore speech, language, and cognitive functions after an injury occurs to the brain.
Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about CranioSacral Therapy!
If you are concerned about your child’s vocabulary development, here are some milestones by age…
Do you feel like your child tends to communicate by using a limited variety of words? Are you looking for ways to expand his/her vocabulary?
Think about the foods that your child eats… are there any patterns that you notice? Does he/she only eat crunchy foods, cold foods, white foods, spicy foods, salty foods, etc (or refuse to eat one of these types of foods)? Sensory concerns for feeding can look very different from child to child.
We often do not think about the fact that eating and swallowing rely on muscles and their strength to complete these tasks. However, there are over 50 muscle pairs involved in eating and swallowing.
Is your child a picky eater? Learn more about the role of the tongue in eating and swallowing. When the tongue is not doing its job, the result can look like picky eating.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a neurological disorder impairing the motor planning of speech sounds. This means that although a child may know what they want to say, they are unable to get the muscles used for speech to do what they need to do in order to produce the word(s).
Looking for ways to strengthen your child’s speech/language skills in your daily life?
Your loved one has been diagnosed with Aphasia after having a stroke…now what?
Do you cringe when you have to take your child with you to the store? If so, I have some great ways to make shopping not only more enjoyable, but also an opportunity for learning!
The first 4 years are a key learning period for children’s language (understanding and use of words, grammatical structures, sentence formation, etc.) and cognitive (brain) development. Make the most of this time!
Do you know the leading cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries? I bet the answer would surprise you!
I want to thank all those who have been a part of Integrated Therapies, LLC in any way this year. I truly appreciate your contributions and support!
Being “tongue-tied” is not just a saying. Learn more about the impact a tongue-tie can have on you or your child.
Check out why Craniosacral therapy can be very helpful for babies with colic...
Tummy time is not only important for motor development, but SPEECH development as well.
Looking for a fun activity to do with your child? Why not make it fun and build language skills at the same time!