Direct Therapy

0-18+ years old

Individual therapy sessions involve initial evaluation, development of goals and a treatment plan to best meet your child’s individual needs.

Areas addressed include, but not limited to:

  • Fine Motor Development

    • Grasping toys, holding utensils, stacking blocks, drawing, handwriting, tool use, manipulating dressing fasteners

  • Gross Motor Development

    • Rolling, sitting, crawling, walking, jumping, running, balance, eye-hand coordination, motor planning, navigation of home and community settings

  • Sensory Integration

    • The complexity of processing sensory stimulation in one’s environment and forming an appropriate and functional response. Sensory systems include visual, auditory, gustatory, olfactory, tactile, proprioceptive, and vestibular.

  • Emotional Regulation

    • Maintaining a calm body, developing coping strategies, dealing with tantrums, expression and interpretation of emotions, problem solving

  • Feeding and mealtime participation

    • Breast, bottle, tube feeding, transition to solid foods, picky eating, increasing food variety

  • Social Development

    • Forming positive attachment with caregivers and siblings, interacting with same-age peers, transitioning to daycare/classroom setting, establishing positive social interactions

  • Sleep

  • Potty training

If you or your pediatrician have developmental concerns about your child, please contact Dr. Pinocchio for consultation and/or further evaluation.