Welcome to Abilities in Action!
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Abilities in Action is a comprehensive pediatric private practice with two convenient locations in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
|To contact the Shrewsbury Office:
|To contact the Wall Township Office: Call 732-280-6050
We provide physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and feeding therapy for children from birth to twelve years of age.
Both of our centers feature private treatment rooms and state-of-the-art sensory gyms.
All of the therapists at Abilities in Action specialize in the treatment of infants and children. Our therapists have advanced training in the following areas of pediatric practice: Sensory Integration, Oral Motor Therapy, Feeding Therapy, Visual Motor Therapy, Therapeutic Listening, Infant Massage, Kinesiotaping, PROMPT, Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT), Craniosacral Therapy, and MEDEK.
We invite you to learn more about Abilities in Action and how we can help your child achieve his or her greatest potential.
Abilities in Action is offering several small groups this summer:
- Classes in Shrewsbury office:
- Get Ready for Writing! Handwriting Preparation
Group for ages 4-5 [
Thursdays, 10-11am, Sept 17 - Nov 19, 2015
Fridays, 1-2pm Sept 18 - Nov 20
Tuition: $375 (class size
limited to 4 children)
- Ready, Set Write Handwriting Group for ages 5-8
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Fridays, 2:15pm-3:15pm, Sept 18 - Nov 20
Tuition $375 (class size limited to 4 children)
- Ready, Set, Go Toddler Group for ages 2-3 [
Mondays 10-11am, Sept 14 - Nov 16
Sept 12 - Nov 12
Tuition $300 (calss size limited to 6
- Autism, Ataxia and NDT
Instructors: Gail Ritchie,
OTR/L,C/NDT and Brenda Lindsay, PT, C/NT
October 2-3, 2015 with
optional 3rd day on Functional Vision
This 2 day
intensive workshop focuses on treating the child diagnosed with
ataxia, autism and spectrum disorders. This course is relevant to
Physical and Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists
and their assistants, working with children that are diagnosed with
neuromuscular movement disorders, autism or spectrum disorders.
Current research is finding that pediatric cerebellar dysfunction
presents as complex involvement affecting motoric, affective,
communicative and cognitive function. Treatment principles will
focus on the system, posture and movement impairments and contextual
factors that affect balance, posture and mobility. Video
presentations will be used to identify subtle motoric qualities that
are indicative of cerebellar dysfunction. It is recommended that
participants have knowledge of contemporary NDT terminology and
treatment principles to maximize potential benefit from this course.
- Functional Vision: Assessment and Intervention
Instructor: Gail Ritchie, OTR/L
October 4, 2015
This workshop will review and discuss the critical differences
between ocular motor impairments and cortical visual impairments.
Assessment will be discussed to identify primary impairments.
Identification of appropriate intervention strategies for each
diagnosis will be discussed and practiced.THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO
ANYONE WORKING WITH CHILDREN WHO ARE PRESENTING WITH A VISUAL
|Abilities in Action is a Provider of Pediatric Physical Therapy, Pediatric Occupational Therapy
and Pediatric Speech Therapy to Infants and Children in Monmouth County, NJ and surrounding towns such as Aberdeen, Allaire, Allenhurst, Allenwood, Atlantic Highlands, Asbury Park, Belford, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Brielle, Colts Neck, Deal, Eatontown, Englishtown, Fair Haven, Fairview, Farmingdale, Freehold, Hazlet, Highlands, Holmdel, Jackson, Keansburg, Keyport, Leonardo, Lincroft, Little Silver, Locust, Long Branch, Manasquan, Matawan, Marlboro, Middletown, Monmouth Beach, Morganville, Neptune, New Brunswick, Oakhurst, Ocean, Oceanport, Old Bridge, Port Monmouth, Red Bank, Rumson, Sandy Hook, Sea Bright, Sea Girt, Shark River, Shrewsbury, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights, Tinton Falls, Union Beach, Wall, Wanamasa, West Long Branch