What We Do

The ADA Therapeutic Package

Our package of therapeutic interventions can include a cross-section of approaches, disciplines, theories and philosophies in the construction of a therapeutic plan for your child. This can include:

  • Systematic Desensitization (e.g., "inoculating" a child to arousing situations that can be triggers for difficulties)
  • Family and individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Real-time therapeutic feedback about our day-to-day and moment-to-moment interactions with others
  • Social Development Curricula, Counseling & Peer-Connections
  • Instruction & therapies aimed at promoting "Theory of Mind" (e.g., understanding 1st, 2nd and 3rd person perspective)
  • Understanding anxiety and how to manage anxiety-provoking situations
  • Learning theory instruction including Applied Behavior Analysis, Classical Conditioning, Familiarization-Novelty methods & Modeling protocols & procedures
  • Varieties of Speech & Language interventions (e.g., teaching about "Figurative Language" like idioms, slang and other hard-to-understand social language)
  • Verbal Behavior programs to promote the early stages of language acquisition
  • Rehearsal of social language
  • Individual, small or large group instruction
  • Developing and supporting School Inclusion
  • Consultation about appropriate school placement
  • Home- and community-based instruction
  • "Parenting" hard to raise children
  • Informational instruction about the horizon of intervention methods proposed to be used with our clients