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OUR SERVICES

What We Offer

EDUCATIONAL THERAPY

Educational therapy offers children and young adults with learning differences intensive and individualized strategies to remediate learning challenges and help them thrive in the academic and life setting. It’s a transformational process in which the therapist unlocks the student’s learning potential through an individualized therapeutic approach. 


Educational therapy teaches students how they learn best; this means teaching skills, strategies, and utilizing approaches that make learning easier, more efficient, and fun! 


As educational therapists, we work closely with families, school personnel, and allied professionals to inform our practice and enhance the psycho-educational process. We create and implement an individualized learning plan, learning goals, and

recommendations based on reports and assessments, and serve as case managers. We gather information from a variety of sources and take into account the client’s developmental, social, emotional, and psychoeducational context. Upon gathering information and understanding the child’s learning challenges, we plan specialized strategies that are responsive to the child’s learning needs and strengths and improve their academics and self-confidence.

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SUPPORTING ADHD & EXECUTIVE SKILLS THROUGH A COACH APPROACH

We support students with ADHD and executive dysfunction using a strength-based coach approach. Our style of coaching focuses on eliciting behavior change by helping students explore and resolve ambivalence. We gradually invite students to take on their responsibilities incrementally and teach them how their brains work to provide a new lens of understanding themselves. Our approach helps students link their long-term goals to their daily behavior to help them reach those goals. We work 1-1 with students to establish goals, create roadmaps to achieve the goals, ignite intrinsic motivation, develop strong study skills, and improve time-management and organizational skills. Our coaching process fires the learners’ executive brain region by asking the right open-ended questions, evokes personal exploration, and elicits self-awareness that catalyzes goal-setting and change.

PARENT COACHING

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The parent role is crucial when it comes to supporting a complex kid. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends medication and parent training as the first line of treatment for parents of kids with ADHD and other executive function issues. Without parent training, the treatment for executive function challenges is not comprehensive with medication alone. Whether they have ADHD, executive dysfunction, emotional regulation challenges, or other learning differences, the action starts with the parents! 

 

We work 1-1 with parents to address the family’s individual needs and help restore the child-parent relationship. As a certified Sanity School Trainer, our coach approach helps parents increase their awareness, take on new perspectives, and learn strategies that create a positive and connected environment.

 

Partnering with parents, we will support the family through

  • Meeting them where they are and raising the bar from there 

  • Getting to the root cause and point of performance

  • Setting up an appropriate environment

  • Understanding how the brain’s neurological structure influences behavior

  • Shifting perspective, managing triggers, and shedding judgment

  • Providing tools that help parents set realistic expectations

  • Offering parent accountability, challenging limitations

  • Shifting ownership and independence to student 

  • Championing and leading from inspiration 

  • Encouraging change, celebrating victories as a team

 

Our approach helps parents become calmer and more confident in raising complex kids, which leads to changes in the tone of the home, transforming the parents’ world in a powerful way! As a result, children find success, family life improves, and all parties feel a greater sense of balance and fulfillment in their lives.

 

While children do not age out of these challenges, with appropriate training, parents can support their kids as they learn to manage and navigate the way their brain is wired, helping them understand themselves to manage themselves for the rest of their life!

ACADEMIC SPECIALISTS

Our academic specialists tailor each session to fit our students’ unique needs, interests, and learning profiles.  We help learners hone academic and study skills, clarify key concepts and vocabulary, utilize imagery, and refine math, reading, and writing skills. Specialists extend their teaching to employ multiple modalities to captivate every learner.  Our comprehensive approach cultivates sustained learning, enhances confidence, and promotes academic and personal growth.

ASSESSMENT

We conduct formal and informal assessments to inform our session interventions better, capitalize on student strengths, and understand a student’s complex learning profile.  In addition to gathering objective data about skills and discovering misconceptions, we begin to build a trusting relationship with the student and observe self-regulatory behaviors. Our assessments provide us with constructive information to establish and prioritize treatment goals and select the appropriate methodologies. After conducting our assessments, we develop a more holistic view of the learner and use the data to guide our sessions and enhance our conversations with the team,  which consists of parents, teachers, and other professionals, to optimize the student’s learning. In the process, we teach students about their strengths and challenges to have a greater self-understanding and advocate for themselves. 

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MATH

  • Number Sense

  • Spatial Sense

  • Reasoning

  • Temporal Sequencing

  • Problem Solving

  • Estimation

  • Patterns

  • Vocabulary

  • Develop a Math Mindset

WRITING

  • Written Expression 

  • Organization

  • Vocabulary

  • Elaboration

  • Sentence Structure

  • Planning + Outlining

  • Revision

  • Grammar

  • Researching

ADHD & EXECUTIVE SKILLS

  • Task Initiation

  • Planning

  • Organization

  • Prioritization

  • Time-Management

  • Flexibility

  • Metacognition

  • Study Skills 

  • Note-Taking Skills

READING

  • Reading comprehension

  • Phonemic awareness

  • Phonological awareness

  • Decoding

  • Orthographical processing

  • Morphological awareness

  • Reading fluency​