|About||Theraplay NYC recently acquired Sensory City OT. Theraplay LIC is a pediatric sensory gym providing physical, occupational and speech therapy services to the children of Long Island City, NY.|
Theraplay, located in the heart of Long Island City, NY prides itself on providing individualized one-to-one treatment in a fun and challenging environment where children are empowered to reach their full potential. We provide occupational, physical, speech therapy, and counseling services. Emphasis is placed on working closely with parents to ensure that the benefits of therapy continue outside of the gym.
Developing communication skills is one of the most important elements to socializing and creating valuable relationships. For the child faced with speech impairments, it is necessary to provide strategies and resources that will assist with daily communication with the child's parents, siblings, teachers and friends. Our speech-language pathologists' goal is to help children to become successful communicators and independent language learners by tailoring our programs specific to each child's needs.
Many people are surprised to hear that children participate in occupational therapy, because we usually associate the term "occupation" with jobs adults perform. However, there is a broader view of "occupations" that include children's activities such as playing, learning and socializing with friends. At Theraplay, we help children develop these necessary skills so their transition into adulthood becomes a path to an independent and rewarding life. Our pediatric occupational therapists provide evaluation, intervention and consultation in the following areas:
Fine Motor/Handwriting Skills
Play & Socialization
Organizing and Planning their Motor Skills
Oral Motor Functioning
Self-Help & Hygiene
Adaptive Equipment Modifications
Environmental Adaptations for Home and School Settings
Theraplay's treatment rooms and innovative equipment is designed to mirror playful activities to the child, yet the therapist are actually drawing upon extensive training to provide challenging therapeutic acti