APT therapist's often blends Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking Curriculum into their treatment sessions or in specific social skills groups. For many individuals, the process of communicating and interacting with other individuals is anything but natural. While these challenges are commonly experienced by individuals with autism spectrum disorders (high-functioning), social communication disorder, Asperger's, ADHD, nonverbal learning disability (NLD) and similar diagnoses, children and adults experiencing social learning difficulties often have received no diagnosis. During social skills training, therapists offer a range of strategies that address individual strengths and weaknesses in processing social information.
We are slowly transitioning some clients back to the clinic on a case by case basis. You can learn more about our Telehealth option by clicking here!
Free Webinar on Sensory Processing Disorder
April is Occupational Therapy month! APT would like to celebrate OT and support your family during this pandemic by offering a free webinar on Sensory Processing Disorder.
When: April 17, 2020 at 9am
Instructor: Sharron Donnelly, M.S., OTR/L
Parent Support Groups
APT partners with Swindell's Resource Center to provide Sensory Seminars PDX once a month at Providence. For more info go to: www.providenceoregon.org/
Root to Rise Support Group
An eight week interactive support program for mothers of children with special needs. Click here for more details.
"For me, and I think I can safely speak for my staff, there is no greater feeling than helping a child to feel understood and helping a parent to better relate to their child. We help families to understand their child. It is in that knowing and understanding of a child’s individual differences that meaning can be found behind all behaviors." Sharron Donnelly, Owner
Advanced Pediatric Therapies
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