Social Skills

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.

COVID-19 Update

Our clinics are in process of reopening as we continue Telehealth OT.

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!

Upcoming Events

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

For more info and registration click here.

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/swindellsevents  to view next event.  Please be sure to register online!

Root to Rise Support Group

An eight week interactive support program for mothers of children with special needs.   Click here for more details.

APT Featured

APT is featured on page 43 of Spectrum Life Magazine. Take a look!
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"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

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