Choosing Your Child’s Therapist

A prescription for physical, occupational, or speech therapy is like a prescription for antibiotics—you can have it filled wherever you choose. Unlike a medication, however, the therapist you choose will have an ongoing relationship with you and your child that your child may benefit from for years to come. You should choose carefully. Interview therapists and assess therapeutic settings to determine what will be the best fit for your whole family, as well as for your child. One of the most important qualities to look for in a therapist is their ability to communicate. So much of good pediatric therapy … Continue reading