Help for sensory integration disorders

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For an elementary school age child it is important to seek professional help regarding sensory processing or sensory integration if the child is not able to function successfully in their environment. And that may mean if there are motor skill difficulties and the child is avoiding sports and playing on the recess yard; social challenges – the child may be highly sensitive to certain smells, touch, sound, movement. And also, in the elementary school years it’s critical to make sure that the child is able and equipped with everything that they need to learn as sensory processing disorders can affect learning.

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Melissa Idelson, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Melissa Idelson, OTR/L has been working as a Sensory Integration trained Occupational Therapist for 22 years. She is the Founder and Director of the Child Success Center (CSC) in Santa Monica CA. CSC recognizes that development and learning challenges are multi-faceted. They offer Occupational, Speech-Language, and Educational Therapy to children birth through 13 years of age; tailored to meet each child and families individual needs. As a child development specialist, Melissa guides parent and child through the development and/or learning process. Her team of highly skilled therapists at CSC know how to put the pieces of the puzzle together to complete each child¹s unique picture, and design a therapy program that will enable them to thrive. Melissa Idelson and the CSC team offer assessment and treatment, along with parent and teacher education for early intervention. 

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