Girl swinging on a frog swing in the small sensory gym
Therapist reading to a toddler
Boy swinging from a trapeze swing in the Sensory Gym
Young boy on a frog swing reaching for toys on the floor
Therapeutic Listening

Therapeutic Listening®

Therapeutic Listening is a comprehensive program that stimulates the auditory system. Beyond more than the ears, listening is a whole body experience.

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Lindamood Bell Visualizing & Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking

Visualizing & Verbalizing®

A program designed to stimulate concept imagery, resulting in improved language and reading comprehension, reasoning for critical thinking, and expressive language skills.

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Interactive Metronome®

Interactive Metronome®

A computer based learning tool to help build a child’s attention and focus, motor-planning and sequencing.

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PROMPT© Method

PROMPT© Method

A tactile-based treatment program designed to target speech production in children (and adults) who have phonological and developmental delays, dysarthria, apraxia, hearing impairment, and fluency disorders.

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Alert Program (How Does Your Engine Run)

Alert Program (How Does Your Engine Run)

The Alert Program was developed by occupational therapists, Sherry Shellenberger and Mary Sue Williams, to teach children self-regulation skills.

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The Zones of Regulation®

The Zones of Regulation®

The Zones of Regulation program was developed by occupational therapist Leah Kuypers. This program describes self-regulatory levels with physical and emotional cues that are categorized by colored zones.

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Social Thinking®

Social Thinking®

​A structured curriculum designed help ​individuals develop their social competencies to better connect with others and live happier, more meaningful lives.

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Handwriting Without Tears®

Handwriting Without Tears®

Handwriting Without Tears® (HWT) is a systematic, research based program to teach writing skills and help build school success.

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SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory)

SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory)

A program designed to help individuals with feeding difficulties to expand their repertoire of foods.

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PECS™ (Picture Exchange Communication System)

PECS™ (Picture Exchange Communication System)

A unique communication alternative using picture cues and a “communicative partner.”

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Kaufman Speech Language Protocol

Kaufman Speech Language Protocol

A method of practicing syllable shapes and word approximations to develop vocabulary and functional language.

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DIR/Floortime

DIR/Floortime

DIR Floortime approach addresses each client in as a unique person, working with parents, caregivers and educators to help children/students to develop capacities.

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Sensory Integration / Sensory Processing

Sensory Integration / Sensory Processing

Sensory Integration is a theory and frame of reference that describes a process in the brain, and framework for evaluation and intervention.

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Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing program (LiPS)®

Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing program (LiPS)®

A phonological awareness program appropriate for children who have difficulty with decoding and spelling.

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Occupational Therapy:

  • Sensory processing (sensory integration and modulation)
  • Social skills (secondary to above)
  • Behavioral organization (secondary to above)
  • Gross and fine motor skills
  • Visual motor and writing skills
  • Visual perceptual skills
  • Self-help skills
  • Play
  • Feeding/Eating

Speech Therapy:

  • Language development
  • Articulation and phonological skills
  • Social communication skills
  • Fluent speech production
  • Orofacial Myofuntional Therapy
  • Tethered Oral Tissues
  • Reading development
  • AAC 
  • Feeding skills

Physical Therapy:

  • Delayed acquisition of gross motor skills
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Strength or poor alignment 
  • Endurance
  • Body awareness and proprioception
  • Running or walking pattern
  • Poor posture and scoliosis
  • Torticollis and plagiocephaly

Services Include:

  • Screenings
  • Evaluations
  • Classroom observations/ consultations
  • Parental consultations
  • Individual treatment
  • Small social skills groups
  • Treatment Intensives
  • Summer Programs

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