At A Total Approach, we specialize in holistic occupational therapy individualized to your child’s unique needs and abilities. The services and programs below feature some of the methods we use at our office in Glen Mills, PA, just a short drive from Philadelphia. We continue to investigate cutting-edge technologies and regularly incorporate new methods into our services. We believe that time is valuable, that’s why we take every measure to ensure we serve our clients efficiently while maintaining gains made during therapy.

 

Professional Services

Sensory Processing Disorder

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.

  
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.

 
Sensory Processing Assessment

A comprehensive array of tests are used to evaluate the unique profile of each child and help individualize a program plan.

 

Special Programs

Intensive Programs for Out-of-State Clients

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.

 
Tomatis® Sound Therapy

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.

 
Attachment Disorder

When the attachment bond between infant and caregiver is healthy, it leads to feelings of safety, appreciation, joy and pleasure in the infant. When attachment is not healthy it contributes to developmental delays in the Central Nervous System influencing the child’s adaptation to relationships as well as the environment.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Cogmed

Cogmed Working Memory Training is a computer-based solution for attention problems caused by poor working memory. Together with qualified teams around the world, Cogmed offers a training solution for all settings.

 
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.

 
Forbrain®

Groundbreaking headphones to retrain the way you process information. This unique device enhances specific patterns of the user's voice, delivering the user's voice directly via bone structure leaving your ears free to perceive external sounds.

 
 
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.

 
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.

 
Reflex Integration

We incorporate the Masgutova Method of Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI) into our work here at A Total Approach. MNRI was developed by Dr. Svetlana Masgutova and uses specific techniques that work on primitive reflexes.

 
Sand Play Therapy

Sand play therapy is a unique way of understanding the emotional world of children and adults. It provides a forum where persons do not have to talk, but simply immerse themselves in the age old experience of play and process this world they live in.

 
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.