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 Doodle

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 Doodle

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 Doodle

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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Zones of Regulation Doodle

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 Doodle

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 Doodle

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) Doodle

SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory)

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

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Integrative Listening Systems Doodle

PECS™ (Picture Exchange Communication System)

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

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Kaufman Speech Language Protocol durham therapy

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 Doodle


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 Doodle

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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LIPS Doodle

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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