Child Development in Atlanta, GA

At Children’s Special Services, LLC we help your child develop the necessary foundation to do well in school and life. Through the use of Occupational therapy, we are able to address the basic building blocks needed to go through life with confidence. As a parent, ask yourself if your child exhibits any of these behaviors:

Awkward Use of Pencil
Cannot Make Numbers in a Column
Difficulty Skimming Page for Information
Easily Distracted

Fearful of Unfamiliar Situations
Loses Track of Belongings
Overly Dependent on Teachers and/or Parents
Poor Handwriting
Poor Motor Learning

Poor Organization
Seems to Have Difficulty “Growing up”
Socially Uncomfortable
Works Excessively Slow (or Too Quickly)

We use occupational therapy for child development in Atlanta, GA. By helping your child with basic skills from the ages of 0-5, we help them do better in school and not feel like they have to struggle so much. All of these building blocks help your child reach their end goals:

0-18 Months

Infant Protective Responses
Reflex Reactions
Survival Mechanism

19-36 Months

Sensory Awareness
Small
Sound
Tactile
Temperature

36 Months – 5 Years

Balance
Fine Motor Manipulation
Gross Motor Planning
Neuro/Sensory Organization
Perception
Visual Discrimination

Functional End Products

Coloring
Copying
Drawing
Graphs
Numbers
Reading
Writing
Etc.

Does Your Child Have Discrete LD?

Sometimes learning difficulties may not be easily noticeable. That is why we recommend that parents and teachers keep a close eye out for subtle signs of LD as well. If your child or student has shown any of these behaviors, we recommend that they come in for an evaluation:

Common Classroom Signs of Discrete LD

Disorganized
Easily Frustrated
Inattentive
Needs Repeated Instructions
Poor Handwriting
Seems Very Bright, but Just Not “Getting It Done”
Social Issues (but Not Severe)
Takes Long Time to Do Work

Help Your Child Achieve Academic Success by Coming to Us

Our dedication to your child’s development doesn’t stop at just the foundational skills. We have skilled academic tutors that are ready and willing to help. Additionally, we help your child develop the following physical and intellectual abilities to further them along in their academic pursuits:
 

Physical

Hand Skills
Mobility
Self-Cares
Strength

Intellectual

Retention (Long Vs. Short-Term Memory Issues–ADD Children)
Task Behaviors (Rejection, Motivation, Curiosity, Transitional Skills, Initiation, Organization)
Task Judgments (Relies on Teacher, Peers, Independent)
Task Production (following Directions–Verbal, Written, Demonstrated, Repeated, Etc.)
Time Concepts (Sequencing, Getting Work Done “on Time,” Etc.)

Give your child a foundation for success by contacting us. We happily provide our services to residents of Atlanta, GA.