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Sprout

Physical Therapy

Cute Baby Crawling

Our pediatric physical therapist can assist your child with some of the following issues and more:

  • Torticollis

  • Developmental Delays

  • Plagiocephaly

  • Gait Abnormalities

  • Cerebral Palsy

Feeding Therapy

Baby Eating Food

Our speech-language pathologist can assess and treat for feeding and swallowing challenges including:

  • Bottle or Food Refusal

  • Gagging/Vomiting

  • Restricted/Picky Eating

  • Dysphagia

Speech Therapy

Reading a Book

Our speech-language pathologist is able to evaluate and treat for a variety of speech and language disorders and differences including:

  • Autism

  • Apraxia of Speech

  • Articulation/Phonology

  • AAC

  • Developmental Delay

  • Stuttering

  • Social Pragmatics

Sprout Pediatric Therapy is an outpatient clinic that provides evaluation and treatment for patients ages birth-21 year needing speech, feeding, or physical therapies by board certified therapists in the Madison, AL area.

Check early milestones below to see if your child's development is on track!

4-6 Months

Physical

  • Lifts head during tummy time

  • Rolls to both sides

Feeding

  • Accepts baby cereal and thin puree baby foods

11-12 Months

Physical

  • Stands alone

  • Taking independent steps

Feeding

  • Chews chopped table foods

  • Weaning from bottle

Talking

  • Says 1 word meaningfully

  • Makes environmental sounds "vroom, meow"

  • Imitates some simple words "uh oh, mama"

Understanding

  • Responds to their name

  • Looks at people or objects you name (dada, dog)

  • Understands simple directions "come here", "no"

Social & Play

  • Copies play actions (rolling ball, stacking blocks)

  • Smiles and looks at others

  • Laughs at games like peek-a-boo

6 Months

Physical

  • Rolls back to belly

  • Rolls belly to back

  • Sits alone

Feeding

  • Opens and closes lips for spoon bites

  • Begins accepting meltable solids

18 Months

Physical

  • Begins to run

  • Stair with support (rail or hand)

Talking

  • Says 5-20 words independently

  • Imitates several animal sounds

Understanding

  • Follows simple directions "sit down", "come here"

  • Comprehends about 50 words (points to a dog, eyes, banana when asked

Social & Play

  • Repeats waving and saying "hi" or "bye bye"

  • Plays with toys as intended

  • Seeks you out for games or play

8-9 Months

Physical

  • Crawling on all fours

  • Pulling up on furniture

Feeding

  • Able to drink from straw or sippy cup

  • Consumes mashed or lumpy soft foods

2 Years

Physical

  • Walks backwards

  • Stairs without support

Feeding

  • Eating most all age-appropriate foods

Talking

  • Has 50 words

  • Puts 2 words together "more milk"

Understanding

  • Follows 1-step directions (put the cup on the table)

  • Identifies many objects (body parts, pictures in books)

Social & Play

  • Uses pretend play (cooking, feeding toys)

  • Sings parts of nursery rhymes

Our Pediatric Team

Macy Holley,
DPT

Macy graduated with honors from the University of St. Augestine doctorate therapy program. Macy worked at a pediatric outpatient clinic where she developed her love for working with kids. Macy was able to further enforce her passion for pediatric therapy after completed her final clinical experience at a pediatric neurological facility in Texas. She enjoys working with kids of all ages.

Rachel Crowell,
CCC-SLP

Rachel received her Bachelor's in Communication Disorders from Middle Tennessee State University and Master's in Speech Pathology from the University of Tennessee. She has 7 years experience providing speech and feeding therapy. Prior to moving to the Huntsville area, Rachel also served as an adjunct professor in Special Education at MTSU.

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