THE staff AT Step Forward Therapy, Inc. ARE UNITED IN THEIR BELIEF THAT ALL CHILDREN should have the opportunity to learn. WE CAN HELP THEM achieve success WITH the following:
Step Forward Therapy is a Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO provider, but we also accept most insurance plans. Please call us to verify whether or not we are participating with a particular insurance company.
THE THERAPISTS AT Step forward therapy have training in order to provide specialized treatment in:
Handwriting treatment utilizing the Handwriting without Tears
program, as well as various multi-sensory interventions
Visual perceptual, visual motor and visual motor skills
Motor coordination and strength (Motor control and motor planning)
Fine motor skills
Sensory integration utilizing the Alert Program and Brain Gym
Sensory approach to feeding utilizing S.O.S. for Picky Eaters as well as Food Chaining
Self help skills
Listening therapy utilizing Integrated Listening Systems
Functional communication utilizing Picture Exchange
Communication Systems (PECS) & Sign language
Auditory, vestibular, visual triad- utilizing Astronaut Training
Receptive & Expressive Language
Pragmatics/Social Language utilizing Social Thinking
A child who has a delay in meeting fine and/or gross motor milestones
A child with a diagnosis of cerebral palsy, PDD, Autistic spectrum disorders, dysfunction of sensory integration, Down syndrome, congenital anomalies, or other neurological disorders
A child who is having trouble with skills in activities of daily living like feeding and dressing
A child with balance and coordination difficulties
A child who has difficulty with organization
A child who has difficulty with handwriting
A child who over-reacts or under-reacts to movement, touch, or sound.
A child who is struggling with behavioral social skills
A child who is a picky eater
A child who demonstrates no hand preference after age 6
A child who struggles to regulate his/her activity level
A child who has a delay in meeting speech milestones.
A child who has difficulty understanding basic directions.
A child who has trouble in school and is falling behind in school work.
A child who has speech that is difficult for others to understand.
No two kids have exactly the same needs or learning style. That’s why we create an individual treatment plan for every child. Your plan will combine direct instruction, fine/gross motor skills and one-on-one tutoring in a way that works for your child.