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TickTalk Therapy is a multi-disciplinary pediatric practice founded in 2011 and is dedicated to providing family centered and individualized therapy services and a wide range of groups to facilitate development and growth. We strongly focus on parent/caregiver involvement and education; evidence-based techniques; collaboration with families and other professionals; individualized treatment plans designed for each child's specific needs. Our highly skilled group of therapists is trained to help children from birth to 21 years of age in all areas of need, working as a team to maximize your child's success.
Speech therapy helps children understand and develop language skills, improve speech production and intelligibility, and develop play and social skills. Speech therapists work on improving communication for children with a variety of needs and disorders, including but not limited to: apraxia, autism, fluency/stuttering, cleft lip/palate, voice, augmentative and alternative communication devices, syndromes and genetic disorders, neuromuscular disorders, developmental delays and disorders, language and auditory processing disorders, and speech production disorders related to tethered oral tissues and oral motor dysfunction.
Feeding therapy helps children and families navigate the challenges of feeding disorders, including picky eaters, sensory and behavioral feeding disorders, breast and bottle feeding difficulties, difficulties due to tongue/lip ties, neuromuscular disorders affecting feeding and swallowing, feeding difficulties due to cleft lip/palate, transitioning to solid foods, and transitioning from tube to oral feeding.
Occupational therapy helps children improve or learn motor skills, sensory processing and integration, attention, self help skills, overall development and interaction, play skills, handwriting, hand-eye coordination, balance, behavioral disorders, use of adaptive equipment, feeding and sensory based feeding disorders.
Our infant team is specially trained to work with babies from birth to help with breast and bottle feeding, optimal oral function, tethered oral tissues pre and post treatment, compensatory body tension patterns, treatment of torticollis, reflex development and integration, motor skills and coordination, sensory regulation, and transition to solid foods.
Orofacial myofunctional therapy is focused on treatment of non-nutritive sucking habits, other detrimental orofacial habits, abnormal orofacial rest posture, neuromuscular muscle patterns associated with abnormal mastication, bolus, formation, and deglutition, abnormal swallowing patterns, tongue thrust, disordered speech patterns, and abnormal functional breathing patterns. Myofunctional disorders can contribute to malocclusion, orthodontic relapse, temporomandibular joint disorders, periodontal disorders, abnormal craniofacial development and jaw growth, mouth breathing and related negative effects, teeth grinding and clenching, and associated chronic tension and pain.
We offer small group art classes for children of all ages and abilities, taught by an incredible instructor with training and background in art, early childhood development, and special education. Art can help your child develop fine motor skills, strengthen neural connections, improve language, improve attention and behavior, foster divergent thinking and creativity, and facilitate mindfulness and reflection.
We provide comprehensive reading assessments and intervention in our clinic. Treatment is available in individual and small group sessions. We utilize evidence based programs and techniques, develop individualized plans, and focus on promoting skills and confidence for each child.
We offer a variety of groups, including social groups, play groups, art classes, and sensory play groups. Group therapy can help develop communication, sharing, turn-taking, initiating with others, and ability to imitate and learn from peers. Group interaction aids in development of social emotional skills, builds confidence, and fosters relationship building.
We offer small group infant massage classes designed to teach parents and caregivers infant massage techniques. These classes are taught by our specially trained certified infant massage instructors and licensed occupational therapist. Each class offers a rewarding opportunity to enhance caregiver-infant bonding, improve and maintain the physical well-being of babies, and facilitate long term positive emotional development for families.