Focuses on teaching mobility, ambulation, posture, balance, endurance, strength, and coordination.
Assists the individual in regaining the use of upper extremities, eye-hand coordination, self-care skills (eating, bathing, dressing, and meal preparation) and other skills needed to carry out daily living and work tasks. The occupational therapy department also designs sensory programs to meet individual needs.
Enables individuals to reach cognitive, emotional, physical and communication goals through music therapy interventions which facilitate developmental skills. Staffed by certified Neurologic Music Therapist, upholding interventions based on music perception and the influence of music on functional changes in non-musical brain and behavior functions. . Located in a Snoezelen equipped room, various lighting effects, textures, sounds, and smells create a multi-sensory environment.
Strengthens conversational and communication skills, and assists in exploring and training for alternative types of communication.
Exercise and Sports Development Program
Specific exercise/wellness programs assist individuals in developing socially and physically. Through the Special Olympic program athletes participate in both district and state competition in a variety of team and individual sports.
Counseling services are provided by both the Psychologist and Spiritual Services Coordinator, with individual or group options available. Psychological evaluations are performed by our staff psychologist.
Promotes wellness, provides health education, and assure the deliverance of quality medical care of the individual. This goal is met by working together with the individual, staff, family, and the medical community.
Helps to increase independence, quality of life, dignity, and self-esteem by providing stimulating educational experiences and activities.
Cyber skills is an area that promotes the use of computer for leisure purposes, assisting individuals with e-mail, surfing the internet, playing games and much more.
Encourages individuals to express themselves creatively, through art.
Provides nutritious meals to individuals. The dietitian provides menus, consultation for special diets, and works with staff and individuals served to meet the dietary needs of all.
Encourages individuals to develop their own wellness and leisure skills by planning and implementing activities that are designed to enhance their physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual growth.