• Speech-Language Assessments

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    A speech-language assessment provides us with detailed information about your child’s strengths and areas of need with respect to communication and/or swallowing. We start by completing an intake form, which helps us select appropriate testing materials and provides background information on your child. For young children, we often use play-based assessments; for older children, we have several tools at our disposal, including standardized speech and language tests. We often use interviews and observations to supplement our formal procedures. Assessment results will outline whether therapy is warranted and provide the recommended frequency and duration of treatment sessions. An outlined treatment plan can…

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  • Speech-Language Therapy Sessions

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Our speech-language pathologists provide individual and group speech and language services to children through treatment procedures and techniques. The frequency and nature of the therapy is determined based on your child’s specific needs. Therapy sessions are generally 50 minutes in length; 25-minute sessions are also available (in clinic only). To ensure the highest quality of therapy, services are always accompanied by home practice programs to allow for optimal carry-over of skills learned in each session. We also make educating family members and caregivers an essential component of the intervention plan. Pediatric services include assessment and treatment of: Speech disorders Articulation disorders/clarity of speech Phonological disorders Oral…

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  • Advanced Therapy Techniques

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    When they're not helping children realize their full potential, you can find our therapists attending courses and workshops to stay up to date on the latest research, techniques, and tools in their respective fields. Here are just some of the advanced training courses Denitsa has completed in her areas of expertise: Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) More Than Words Hanen Certification Workshop Social Thinking Conference: Superflex and Friends Take On Social Emotional Learning and Common Core Standards and What's Play Got to Do with Classroom Learning? The Picture Exchange Communication System The Basic Course on the DIR/Floortime Model A Day of Education and Inspiration with Shirley Sutton,…

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  • Occupational Therapy Assessments

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    An occupational therapy assessment provides us with detailed information about your child’s strengths and areas of need with respect to sensory processing, visual perception and skills, development, gross and fine motor skills, handwriting and hand dexterity, behaviour, and other everyday skills. We start by completing an intake form, which helps us select appropriate testing materials and provides background information on your child. For young children, we often use play-based assessments; for older children, we have several tools at our disposal, including cognitive screening and goniometers. We often use interviews and observations to supplement our formal procedures. Assessment results will outline whether…

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  • Occupational Therapy Sessions

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Our occupational therapist will provide individual and group occupational therapy services to children through treatment procedures and techniques. The frequency and nature of the therapy is determined based on your child’s specific needs. Therapy sessions are generally 50 minutes in length; 25-minute sessions are also available (in clinic only). To ensure the highest quality of therapy, services are always accompanied by home practice programs to allow for optimal carry-over of skills learned in each session. We also make educating family members and caregivers an essential component of the intervention plan. Pediatric services include assistance with: Developmental Disabilities Autism spectrum disorders Down syndrome Cerebral palsy Hearing impairments Cleft lip…

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  • Psychotherapy┬áServices

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    Within psychotherapy, assessments will be completed as they relate to treatment goals.  Starting with our intake form, information is shared with the psychotherapist regarding what area(s) you would like to address within therapy.  Common examples include:  reducing social anxiety, lessening feelings of depression, increasing adaptive behavior and coping skills development.  Goals and treatment plans are determined by the client in conversation with the psychotherapist.  It can sometimes take 2-3 sessions to determine a goal and establish a treatment plan.  We may use standardized measures for depression, anxiety, or behaviour for example, which assist us in narrowing the goals for therapy as well as tracking progress and…

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