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.
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
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.
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.
/ 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.
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.
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).
SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding Program
The SOS Approach focuses on increasing a child’s comfort level by exploring and learning
about the different properties of food. The program allows a child to interact with food in a
playful, non-stressful way, beginning with the ability to tolerate the food in the room and in
front of him/her; then moving on to touching, kissing, and eventually tasting and eating
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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