The service provider incorporates land based activities to better increase gross and fine motor skills, and sensory activities.
Both Massage and Floatation in warm water are efficient methods for reducing pain and discomfort caused by gas, colic, bloating and constipation. They are known to reduce muscular tension, growing pains, teething discomfort, and cramping.Babies exposed to the water in the first 24 month of life are proved to be 6-20 months more advanced tested 5 years later.
NEURO DEVELOPMENT THERAPY
Is a holistic and interdisciplinary clinical practice model informed by current and evolving research that emphasizes individualized therapeutic handling based on movement analysis for habilitation and rehabilitation of individuals with neurological patho physiology.
Play therapy is to children what talk therapy is to adults. Research confirms that play is a child’s primary tool for communication, growth, and development.
Therapy is useful for kids with all sorts of different struggles, including but not limited to:
Depression, overwhelming emotions, sensitivity, and irritability
Grief and Loss
Adjustment problems related to divorce, to going to school, etc.
Parent-Infant psychotherapy is supportive psychotherapy. The aims are not only to meet the immediate presenting problems in the baby or the toddler, but also to help the parent and child feel more positively about themselves and their interaction.
Some babies do not sleep well. Others reject the breast or will not let it go. Some seem sad and withdrawn, while others appear anxious and restless. Some cling to their mothers, whereas others avoid looking into their mothers’ eyes. Then there are the babies who seem well in the eyes of an outside observer, but whose mothers worry anyway. Some parents are anxious or uncertain about parenthood
The Sponsored service from the Pediatrician and their team of occupational and speech therapists provide assessments and reports to support the permanent placement of babies and young children. This may be through adoption, foster care or a return to their own or extended family.
For a child to be adopted in South Africa a medical assessment is required. For children at risk or whose development is not following age appropriate expectations an occupational therapy assessment is required too. The pre-adoption support therefore includes a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to the assessment and report writing requirements by adoption laws in South Africa and Internationally