Clinical Services

DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES


• Psychological-Developmental evaluations

• Neuropsychological evaluations

• Educational evaluations

• Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services

• Home- & Community-based educational and therapeutic programming

• Social development instruction and peer-to-peer relationships

• Developing Activities of Daily Living (ADL) skills

• Individual Education Plan (IEP) development

• Family counseling & therapy

• Counseling on transitions to adult life

• Consultation to school-based programs

• Consultation to Regular & Special Education administrators

REFERAL NETWORK FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM EVALUATIONS & SERVICES

• Psychology services

• Educational services

• Speech-Language Therapy evaluation and treatment

• Therapy evaluation and treatment

• Physical Therapy evaluation and treatment

• Music therapy evaluations and services

• Assistive Technology/Augmentative & Alternative Communication evaluation and treatment

• Medical/therapeutic counseling and advocacy

METHODS, STRATEGIES & TECHNOLOGIES USED
• Social Development Curricula, Counseling & Peer-Connections

• Anxiety Management & Systematic Desensitization

• Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

• Varieties of communication therapies

• Verbal Behavior programs

• Assistive Technologies (AT)

• Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)

• Music instruction & intervention

• Individual, small or large group instruction

• School Inclusion

• Referrals and advocacy for appropriate medical treatments

• Alternative and homeopathic medicine

• Family and individual behavioral/cognitive therapy

• Specialized nursing consultation & advocacy

 

 

 

DEVELOPING A FUNCTIONAL DEVELOPMENTAL ANALYSIS (FDA)

• Sensory profile

• Movement inventories

• Communication inventories

• Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA)

• Ecological evaluations

• Experimental analysis of behavioral styles and response to a range of interventions

• Evaluation of attentional focus, span and style to understand an individual person’s ways of paying attention

• Evaluation of augmentative and alternative methods of attending, learning & communicating

• Responses to individual, small & larger group instructional situations

• Evaluation of school placement options

• Review of medical histories with case-management of potential medical evaluations and procedures
PSYCHOLOGICAL, NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL & EDUCATIONAL EVALUATIONS
• Evaluating Infants & Toddlers

• Cognitive Status

• Neuropsychological evaluations

• Educational & Academic Status Evaluations

•Developmental Rating Scales

• Evaluations of Developmental Disorders

• Evaluations of behavior

PROMOTING BEHAVIORAL GROWTH

Eliminating challenging behavior – Promoting cooperation & self-reliance – Supporting positive relationships among family and friends

Development of plans to manage:

• Destructive behaviors

  • Managing Anxiety

• Over activity

• Attention span

• Reasonable adult requirements

• Passive avoidance of others

• Aggressive actions
Development of appropriate alternative behavior:

• Cooperation & Self-reliance

• Communication of wants, needs & feelings

• Managing sensory modulation & physical abilities

• Accessing technology-based activities

• Social interaction skills and conventions

• Play and leisure activities

• Adaptive Daily Living (ADL) skills

• Personal independence

• Close relationships with others

FAMILY  COUNSELING & THERAPY
• Parenting strategies & influencing behavior

• Activities of Daily Living (ADL) at home: toileting, eating issues, sleep issues

• Home program curricula

• Enhance communication among the family

• Promoting social interactions with others

• Advocacy and Individual Education Plan (IEP) consultation

• Dealing with the stress on individuals, couples, siblings, and other family members resulting

• Transitions to adult life

CONSULTATION TO SCHOOLS
• Evaluations of local, regional, state & nationwide school programs

• Placement recommendations

• Behavioral consultation and supports

• Inclusion issues & strategies

• Transition home from out-of-district placements

• Transition to adult services

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