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Private Therapy

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Private Therapy

P.G. Chambers School provides individual private therapy open to all children with disabilities.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy services include evaluation, consultation, and individualized treatment programs to enhance a child’s ability to access the curriculum, develop life skills, and manage the physical environment.

Occupational therapy services include:

  • Tasks that facilitate developmental progression of fine motor skills
  • Family, teacher and community based programs to address sensory integrative dysfunction
  • Adaptive equipment to promote independence in dressing, self-feeding, and computer access
  • Home and school environmental assessment and recommendations

Specialized services offered by the occupational therapy department include:

  • Sensory Integrative Evaluation/Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT)
  • Handwriting without Tears
  • Brain Gym
  • Fine and Visual Motor Interventions

For more information, contact Dawn Hearne, Director of Occupational Therapy
hearned@chambersschool.org

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy services include evaluation, consultation, and individualized treatment programs to enhance a child’s motor development and provide families with the tools to help their child.

Physical therapy includes:

  • Activities to facilitate a developmental progression of gross motor skills
  • Individualized programs to promote the development of mobility skills
  • Therapeutic exercises to improve strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility
  • Use of adapted equipment, orthoses, and assistive technology to facilitate independence and mobility
  • Family and child support, as well as education for management of physical disabilities
  • Instruction in skills important for lifelong fitness and participation in play and recreational activities
  • Promotion of health and wellness

Specialized services offered by the physical therapy department at P.G. Chambers School include:

  • Equipment Clinic to help families address adapted equipment and assistive technology needs
  • Orthotics Clinic to provide assessment, consultation, and guidance regarding the use of orthoses, braces, and therapeutic taping
  • Aquatic physical therapy program using the unique environment of the pool to help children achieve their therapy goals

For more information, contact Maria Smith, Director of Physical Therapy
smithm@chambersschool.org

Speech

Private speech therapy is designed to meet a child’s individual needs. In addition, the speech-language pathologists provide evaluations and assistive communication and technology services.

P.G. Chambers School speech-language pathologists are expert in helping children with the following conditions or difficulties.

  • Developmental receptive and/or expressive language delays
  • Oral motor and feeding challenges
  • Apraxia and dyspraxia
  • Auditory processing challenges
  • Phonology and articulation challenges
  • Stuttering
  • Augmentative and Assistive Communication (AAC) Evaluations

For more information, contact Mindy Porcelan,
Director of Speech and Communication
porcelan@chambersschool.org

 See our 2017-2018 Fee Schedule for general cost information.