auditory processing disorder

Auditory Process Disorders

Auditory processing disorder (APD), also known as central auditory processing disorder (CAPD).    Please note most students should be at least seven (7) years old before being testing.   APD is a complex problem affecting about 5% of school-aged children.  In my opinion, most school district feel it’s attention issues not auditory process disorders.  Some teachers appreciate […]

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Free Visual Tools

In 2015 NY Therapy received a grant from Autism Speaks to Promote life-Long Social Skills to children with Autism.  One of our initiative is to provide families with visual aids to help children learn valuable strategies that will assist them everyday life situations at home an din the community.  If you need any visual tools […]

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Turning 5: Transition from Preschool Special Ed. to Kindergarten

All services end June 2015 for students entering Kindergarten.  When you have the transfer from CPSE to CSE the district may remove or decrease services such as home based ABA, school based ABA, home based Speech, school based speech.  Please email or call me if they reduce or remove any services which you want to […]

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Applied behavior analysis focuses on the concepts which explain how learning takes place. Positive reinforcement is an important principle. When a behavior is followed by some sort of reward, the behavior is much more likely to be repeated. After decades of study, developments in the field of applied behavior analysis have yielded many new techniques for increasing useful behaviors […]