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Professional Speech, Language and Occupational Therapy for Children
Building Blocks Therapy: Who we are and What we do
Building Blocks Therapy is a speech, language, and occupational therapy practice with office locations in Falls Church, VA and on MacArthur Boulevard, NW in Washington, DC. We serve infants, toddlers and school-aged children in a child-centered and play-based setting. We pride ourselves on being family friendly and providing cutting edge, top-quality therapy services. Our services include 1:1 therapy, group therapy, and play/social skills groups. We have expertise in the areas of sensory integration, feeding, oral-motor therapy, motor planning, hand-writing and augmentative communication, among others. We work with children who have Autism, Down Syndrome, Dyspraxia, Compromised Muscle Tone, Cerebral Palsy and many, many other Learning Disabilities. Our staff consists of experienced, licensed speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists who are eager to help children develop and succeed.
Building Blocks Therapy expanded in 2014 to provide early intervention services for kids birth-3 years through the District of Columbia’s Strong Start program. We currently have 3 SLPs who treat both our private clients and Strong Start clients, along with 1 OT and 2 Developmental Therapists who work solely with early intervention. We are excited to be part of the DC Strong Start team! You can find out more about early intervention services in the District of Columbia at their website here.
Since 2008 Building Blocks Therapy has provided speech, language, and feeding services to our pediatric population. In 2016-17, we expanded our services to include 2 Occupational Therapists. One OT works solely on the Strong Start contract while the other we are excited to have join us in our Falls Church clinic. Clients can now receive both OT and speech/language services through Building Blocks Therapy. We have separate registration forms for each, so be sure to fill out the correct one!
To learn more about our entire staff, please check out our Staff Bios page.
Building Blocks Therapy is running a monthly social group for kids who use iPads or other devices as a communication method. Our goal is to create a safe and comfortable environment for your child to have fun and meaningful interactions with peers using their communication devices. It will run 9:15-10:15am in our DC office on September 21, October 19, and November 16. Please reserve a slot here: https://forms.gle/QSPPPofW2CiHLiNL8