Summer 2017 Programs and Offerings
Walk/Talks for "balancing" ~ New this year
Wednesdays 9-10 a.m. Meet at Old Dock Road Bike Path Parking. Topics will vary, suggestions welcome. $5/person.
Kathleen Florance, CCC/SLP-L has touched the lives of many individuals through her unwavering commitment to the well-being of the “whole person”. Particularly when working with children, hers is a distinct holistic and integrative learning approach, which enlists parents as active and essential members of the therapeutic process. This model draws upon neuro-scientific research and her extensive clinical experiences.
1:1 Therapy Sessions are conducted in a variety of time blocks, depending on the needs of the individual.
Focuses include interventions for:
Executive Functioning Skills, including: meta-cognition, critical thinking, self-regulation; intrinsic motivation, perspective-taking, problem-solving, inferencing, predicting, reasoning, organization...
o language skills fundamental to reading and writing skills;
o digital literacy skills as tools for language and learning;
o disciplinary literacy skills (literacy across a variety of content areas);
o and strategic writing interventions
Child to adolescent developmental speech-language delays and disorders, both receptive and expressive, including those involving:
o Neuro-diversity, including Autism Spectrum Disorders
o Vocabulary Development
o Pragmatics of Language
Relevant Assessments and Evaluations will be determined on an individual basis.
Inter-Professional Collaboration is an integral component of Kathleen’s practice. This involves support and communication among all involved, including Parents/Guardians, Neuropsychology, Neurology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Expressive/Music/Art Therapy and School Personnel, as appropriate.
Implementation of Outreach Services is offered with particular focus on:
Development of connections between listening, talking, reading and writing
Support for social language and emotional skill development
Collaboration for discipline-specific literacy supports
Creation of professional development opportunities to further support language, learning and literacy goals