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Cognition in Batavia, IL

Cognition

Does Your Child Need Therapy For a Cognitive Disorder?

Cognitive disorders in children can be extremely difficult to understand and cope with. One of the ways that cognitive disorders show up in children are through physical, social, and learning disabilities. It is vital as a parent to understand what cognitive skills are and learn how to pick up on the signs of cognitive skill deficiencies.

At Therapy Care in Batavia our pediatric speech therapists are experts in diagnosing and treating children with cognitive disabilities. There’s no reason you have to shoulder this weight all on your own — contact our office today to learn more about treatment options for your child.

What Do Cognitive Disorders Affect?

Cognitive issues can result from conditions that occur during fetal development, at birth, shortly after birth, or at any point in life. Cognitive disorders negatively affect:

  • Memory skills
  • Ability to learn
  • Language
  • Orientation
  • Perception
  • Gross motor skills
  • Posture
  • Attention and concentration
  • Judgment

If you read the list above and know that your child struggles with any of the skills listed, it’s important that you contact our clinic in Batavia today to learn more about how speech therapy can help.

Examples of Cognitive Impairments & Disorders

There are many different kinds of cognitive disorders ranging from mild to severe in terms of how they can affect your child’s life.

Some examples are as follows:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral challenges
  • Depression or moodiness
  • Learning issues, delayed literacy
  • Delayed language development
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Outbursts of temper or inability to express emotions
  • Short memory span
  • Trouble communicating with others

Thankfully our speech therapy team here at Therapy Care is highly skilled and educated in the realm of cognitive disorders, and offer many different treatment techniques for helping you and your child jump over hurdles as they develop and grow.

How Therapy Care Can Help Your Child Cope With a Cognitive Disorder

Speech therapy has long been one of the most common and applauded forms of treatment for children with cognitive disorders and their families.

There are no cookie cutter treatment plans for children with cognitive disorders. Your child’s speech therapist will develop a customized treatment plan that will focus on his or her immediate cognitive needs and educate the family on what they can work on in between sessions.

Our pediatric speech therapists here at Therapy Care have received specialized training in the areas of child development, cognitive disorders, and motor control.

Contact Our Batavia Office Today!

There’s no need for you or your child to live in constant uncertainty over how to best navigate the world we live in. Contact us today to set up a consultation for your child to meet with one of our expert speech therapists!