Speech, OT Summer Groups

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We are excited to announce the following groups for the summer of 2015! Groups will run for 10 weeks, from June 22- August 28.

Preschool Prep Group:

  • This group is run by a Speech Therapist and Occupational Therapist
  • This group is designed for children between 2 and 4 years of age. The group                                      follows a preschool format, including separating from mom and dad, gym time, circle time, songs, snack, craft, story time and sensory/messy play. Children will work on building their social skills to be able to better participate in the preschool environment and build relationships with peers.
  • This group is appropriate for children who: have difficulty separating from their parents, struggle to engage with peers, demonstrate delays in their speech, fine motor or sensory skills which negatively impact their social skills. This group is capped at 5 children and run by two therapists
  • Preschool Prep Group meets weekly for a 75 minutes session
  • The cost of this group is $75.00 per session

Grip Group/Beginning Printer Group:

  • This group is run by an Occupational Therapist
  • The cost of this group is $65.00 per session
  • This group is designed to make strong hands and arms for fine motor success and emphasizes writing readiness. We will focus on building strong hands for gripping, writing, cutting, playing, and creating. The children participating in this group will also be introduced to the formation of upper case letters and numbers. Music, movement, and tactile teaching strategies are used in this group as we increase strength, dexterity, and visual motor skills.
  • This group is appropriate for children who: have difficulty gripping a writing utensil, or use an inappropriate grip, have difficulty using scissors to cut, can form their letters but fatigue with writing activities, can name all upper case letters and numbers from memory, do not yet know how to write uppercase letters or numbers, know how to write some letters, but form them incorrectly.
  • Beginning Printer Group will meet once a week for 60 minutes

Master Printing Group:

  • This group is run by an Occupational Therapist
  • Our Master Printing group is geared toward 5-8 year olds and emphasizes good printing skills with upper case letter review and the formation of lower case letters. Using an engaging, multi-sensory approach, we will teach your child the most efficient way to write their lower case letters and print words. We put an emphasis on spatial awareness, sizing and line placement. Music, movement and tactile teaching strategies are used in this group as we address postural skills, strength, dexterity, and visual motor skills.
  • The cost of this group is $65.00 per session
  • This group is appropriate for children who: can print all upper case letters correctly from memory, do not yet know how to write lowercase letters, know how to write some lowercase letters, but form them incorrectly.
  • Master Printing Group will meet once a week for 60 minutes 

Super Kids in Training Group:

  • This group is run by an Occupational Therapist
  • This group Targeted towards 1st and 2nd graders our Superkids in Training group focuses on essential school readiness skills such as self-regulation, problem solving, attention, social skills, body awareness, and organization. This group will be based in part on the Superhero Social Thinking® curriculum which “provides a fun, motivating, and non-threatening way for students to explore social thinking while increasing their knowledge of social expectations, their awareness of their own behavior and how to modify their behaviors with Superflexible strategies.” Superflexible strategies will be developed through sensorimotor play and team building activities. *Superflex®…A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum
  • Super Kids in Training will meet once a week for 90 minutes
  • The cost of this group is $75.00 per session

Social Language and Movement Group:

  • This group is run by an occupational therapist and speech therapist
  • This group is intended for verbal children between 4 and 6 years of age who need help developing higher language and pragmatic skills, learning to cooperate and play with peers, and participate within group activities.
  • Topics to be covered include: Greetings and Closings, Body Language and Awareness, Turn Taking, Conversation and Topic Maintenance, and Peer Interactions.
  • Social Language and Movement Group will meet once a week for 90 minutes
  • Cost of this group is $75.00 per session

Feeding Group:

  • This Group is run by a speech therapist and occupational therapist with specialized training in feeding disorders.
  • This group will work feeding with an eclectic approach to feeding therapy.
  • Feeding Group will meet once a week for 60 minutes
  • The cost of this group is $65.00 per session.

Articulation Group /s/ and /z/ sounds:

  • This group is run by a Speech Therapist.
  • This group is for children with errors in their productions of /s/ and /z/ words.
  • Articulation Group will meet once a week for 45 minutes
  • The cost of this group is $45.00 per session 

Please email amanda.a@allbrighttherapies.com to reserve your spot in our summer groups.

*Families must either pre-pay from group or leave a CC on file.

*All groups will be billed to insurance and a benefit check can be done

so you will have an idea of your expected out of pocket cost.

*All groups must have 3 children enroll to run at the offered rate.

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