A Total Approach is a group of dedicated professionals that include occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and a physical therapist. We work with each client in a holistic manner, believing that each client has the ability to learn in his/her own unique way. We continuously search for new programs to assist us in serving our families more effectively.
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“Maude is a highly effective presenter who integrates knowledge & critical reasoning in order to implement effective treatment techniques. She has given me an entirely new way of looking at outcomes of executive functioning & sensory processing skills to address the underlying problem for successful participation.”
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Who We Help
Families of children ages 0 to 18 with diagnosis' including:
We also offer adult programming for:
- New Courses have been added to the education offered here at ATA! Including the Cellfield Training Course Feb 28th thru March 1st,at A Total Approach!
- Book and CD Resources available for purchase
- Total Assessment Program - Most Comprehensive Evaluation Process to be Found
- Cellfieldusa is finally here!
Services and Programs
- Evaluations / Mini-Evaluations – A comprehensive array and different batteries of tests are used to determine the individual profile of each child and decide on program planning
- Cellfield Intervention – Treats Dyslexia and other reading difficulties by working the phonics, visual pathways and active working memory of the printed word simultaneously. It is short with a quick reward system to maintain motivation, empowers the student to attack the written word with enthusiasm and is challenging, yet inherently motivating.
- Sensory Integration (Occupational Therapy)– The ability of the body to take in stimuli from the environment through the different senses (vestibular, auditory, visual, tactile, proprioceptive, olfactory, oral), be able to process the information effectively through the central nervous system, and produce an adaptive, functional response in a time efficient manner.
- Physical Therapy – A trained masters level therapy program that embraces developmental theory, while incorporating sensory integration and relationship based modalities, while focusing on core muscle development, including muscle tone, strength, range of motion, and postural control.
- Speech Language Pathology – A trained masters level therapy program that works on specifically speech and communication through a variety of methods, including oral-motor, speech, articulation, assistive technology, as well as work on social and peer relationships.
- Tomatis® Training – A highly individualized sound therapy that consists of listening to filtered music through headphones in a center based program with occupational therapy to achieve dramatic functional outcomes in all areas of sensory processing.
- Tomatis® Pregnancy Program – An important complement for every prospective mother, though also especially for parents who have had experience of difficult births before or has had the experience of an older sibling with special needs.
- Developmental, Individual Differences, Relationship Based Model (DIR®/Floortime™) – The exciting work of developing the child's mind to incorporate flexibility, shared opinion, gray area thinking, improve non-verbal and verbal communication and facilitate learning and problem solving through emotional experiences and pretend play skills.
- The P.L.A.Y Project– A cost-effective way to provide community-based interventions for children with autism. Parents and professionals learn effective ways to provide home-based programs woven into a clinically supervised framework.
- Interactive Metronome – This innovative computer-based program consists of listening to the beat of a metronome through headphones, while applying sequential, motor actions with the hands and feet to achieve outcome in motor planning, sequencing, rhythmiticity and timing, skills necessary for playing sports, reading and social skills, amongst others.
- IntensivePrograms/ Out of state clients - Any combination of our programs specifically designed for each individual child according to their individual needs from 1 to 4 weeks.
- Music Therapy– Offers a balanced approach to physical and social-emotional development and sense of well-being in groups or individual sessions.
- Therapeutic Listening– An individualized sound therapy home program that consists of listening to modulated music through headphones with an appropriate sensory diet, designed by a trained therapist to achieve functional outcomes in skills of everyday living.
- Captain's Log – Captain's Log's is a computer based program that consists of fun, challenging exercises to motivate your clients while stimulating the areas of the brain that are responsible for cognitive abilities – attention, impulse control, memory, conceptual reasoning, visual and auditory processing, and more.
- PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) – The PROMPT clinician provides input to all areas of oral motor system by using touch, pressure, specific placements, as well as creating auditory and visual awareness helping the individual achieve controlled, functional speech
- Balametrics– Balametrics products and therapies improve the organization of the brain on a foundational level enabling you to address the roots of your child's brain processing problems, rather than just the symptoms, freeing your child to achieve lasting success.
- Play Therapy – Consists of individual sessions with the child, working through areas of concern in a supportive, non-directive manner. Through the child's play they can work out their inner feelings of insecurity, anxiety, frustration, and confusion in the child's own language, that of play.
- Infant Wellness program– This program is born from increasing pressure of the special needs community with regards to early diagnosis as well as providing families with practical tools for their newborn.
- Summer Programs– We offer a variety of Summer Programs designed with the individual needs of the child in mind.