Occupational Therapy, Autism, Sensory Processing, Children’s Therapy, Pediatric Therapy, Autism Therapy, Kitsap County, Silverdale, Bremerton, Port Orchard, Poulsbo, Bainbridge Island, Sensory Therapy, Sensory Integration, Behavior, Anxiety, FIne Motor, Gross Motor
The Alert Program® The Alert Program® or How Does Your Engine Run? is an innovative program that supports children, teachers, parents, and therapists to choose appropriate strategies to change or maintain states of alertness. The program teaches children to become more aware of their own bodies and sensory modulation. Astronaut Training Provides precise movement and balance input to all five vestibular receptors for improved sensory processing. This program integrates a combination of vestibular, auditory, and visual input providing a strong sensory integrative foundation. Beckman Oral Motor Protocol An evaluation and treatment protocol that uses assisted movement and stretch reflexes to improve response to touch, and increase jaw, cheek, lip and tongue strength and range of motion. Craniosacral Therapy Techniques A gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the function of the body and the craniosacral system (made up of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Developmental Testing In depth developmental testing is available utilizing a variety of standardized tests including the Beery-VMI, BOT-2, DASH, Degangi-Berk, DTVP-A, DTVP-3, GOAL, Greenspan Social Emotional Growth Chart, Jaw Assessment, MAP, M-FUN, Oral Motor/Feeding Rating Scale, PDMS-2, PEDI, REAL, Sensory Profile 2, Shore Handwriting Screening, SIPT, THS-R, and the TVPS-3. Please ask your therapist for details regarding testing chosen for your child. DIR®/ Floortime Techniques A framework for building healthy foundations for social, emotional and intellectual capacities tailored to the unique challenges and strengths of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental challenges. Handwriting Without Tears® This curriculum draws from years of innovation and research to provide developmentally appropriate, multisensory tools and strategies for your classroom. The program follows research that demonstrates children learn more effectively by actively doing, with materials that address all styles of learning. Pencil Gymnastics This program is a simple, prescriptive, evidence-based intervention that addresses manual dexterity and fine motor deficits in school-aged children. Sensory Integration Therapy Occupational therapy using a sensory integration approach typically takes place in a sensory-rich environment where the therapist guides the child through fun activities that are subtly structures to challenge the child while allowing them to be successful. Social Stories Describe a situation, skill, or concept in terms of relevant social cues, perspectives, and common responses to share accurate social information with children ranging from typical development to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Therapeutic Listening® An evidence-based auditory intervention designed to support individuals with difficulties in sensory processing, listening, attention and communication. Zones of Regulation The Zones curriculum provides strategies to teach students to become more aware of, and independent in controlling their emotions and impulses, managing their sensory needs, and improving their ability to problem solve conflicts.
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