Chit Chat Therapy offers speech and language evaluations and therapy services for children with communication delays. Our speech therapists hold masters degrees in the field of Speech Language Pathology, are members of the ASHA national organization, and are credentialed through the Illinois Early Intervention Program. Our Therapists have experience and knowledge treating a variety of speech, language disorders including: - Expressive and Receptive Language Delays - Apraxia of Speech - Articulation and Phonological Disorders - Autism Spectrum Disorders
OROFACIAL MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY (OMT)
Chit Chat Therapy offers Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT) to help children with orofacial myofunctional disorders improve their oral muscle function, breathing, swallowing, and speech skills. OMT is a non-invasive treatment that uses exercises and techniques to retrain the muscles in the face and mouth to promote proper oral rest posture and swallowing patterns.
Chit Chat Therapy is proud to offer physical therapy services to help your child meet his or her gross motor milestones. Our therapists hold a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree and have 10+ years of experience helping children: - Improve range of motion, strength, and flexibility - Reach developmental milestones appropriate for his or her age - Improve coordination, balance, and motor planning - Make day to day activities easier and more enjoyable
Chit Chat's occupational therapy services will give your child the skillset to be more independent in their daily living. Occupational therapy addresses fine motor dexterity skills, handwriting, sensory processing, strengthening, motor planning, and visual motor coordination.
Feeding & Swallowing
Chit Chat Therapy offers oral motor and sensory feeding evaluations and provide ongoing treatment if warranted. Our feeding therapists are trained in the SOS Approach to Feeding and have extensive background knowledge working with preemies and infants with dysphagia, feeding difficulties, and poor weight gain.