Speech-Language Pathologists have experience with children diagnosed with: autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, speech and language delay, fluency disorder, articulation/phonological impairment, cognitive impairment, learning disabilities, developmental delay, apraxia, and many others.
Occupational Therapists have experience with children diagnosed with: ADHD, ADD, sensory processing disorder, feeding disorders, Down syndrome, delayed motor skills or motor incoordination, handwriting difficulties, visual processing, chromosomal abnormalities, and many others.
-Free Screenings to determine if your child is in need of Speech, Social or Occupational Therapy.
-Extensive individual evaluations to determine your child’s needs, and we design their personalized plan of care.
-Individual therapy sessions-Allow children to achieve their goals in a personalized session. The therapist will plan sessions with your child’s goals in mind and choose materials and activities that he/she will respond to best.
-Group therapy sessions-Utilize Social Thinking and social cognitive strategies (by Michelle Garcia Winner and others) to improve the social communication skills of children with peers and adults.
-Feeding Therapy/”Food School”- Individual or Group Therapy sessions to address feeding aversions that affect children’s daily lives based on SOS feeding approach by Dr. Kay Toomey.
-“Parent Talk Time” after every session to help parents feel connected with the therapist and understand what can be done at home to help their child progress.
Dr. Asamoah is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who treats patients with a variety of diagnoses such as depression, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, autism spectrum disorders, OCD and ADHD. She uses a team approach in working with patients and their families offering a variety of approaches depending on the individual needs of the child or adolescent. Dr. Asamoah’s goal is to treat the presenting problem, provide education and enhance strengths to allow the individual to live their best life regardless of their challenges. Dr. Asamoah offers medication treatment as well as therapy and mind-body interventions.
Description: Anchor West is a 12 step based treatment facility for chemical dependency and dual disorders with a strong focus on life skills and physical fitness. Anchor West offers a 15 month recovery program, 90-day in-residence stay followed by 12 months of aftercare services. Located in beautiful west Austin, Texas.
GirlTalk Therapy is a fun and engaging way to help tween and teen girls build confidence, create healthy relationships, and navigate life changes. Experienced psychotherapists conduct group and family therapy, parenting workshops, and community outreach, as well as advocating for girls and women to thrive in academics, relationships, careers and life.
We believe in the power of women and girls to learn from and support each other, and to be strong, successful, unique and independent. GirlTalk Therapy can provide tween and teen girls with the tools they need to have lasting friendships and strong family relationships, make healthy choices and develop an appreciation for their inherent self-worth and individuality. Each GirlTalk Therapy group is filled with creativity, laughter, self-reflection and experiential activities, and we give girls the opportunity to talk with their peers in a safe, nurturing environment about the things that matter to them.
GirlTalk Therapy: Helping girls grow up without all the growing pains.
Our primary areas of specialty are providing evaluation and treatment for children in need of occupational therapy and/or speech-language pathology services. Our therapists all have a strong core education and background in their area of specialty. In addition, the therapists at KidVentures hold many higher level certifications and have specialty training in a variety of areas, including the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT certification), Therapeutic Listening, Handwriting Without Tears, vision therapy, pet-assisted therapy, PROMPT, Zoo-phonics, Beckman Oral Motor assessment and intervention, and Talk Tools.
KidVentures offers several camps and group programs, which are available to clients and to children who are not clients, but may benefit from attending a group activity in a supportive environment. Some of the camps and groups offered at KidVentures include pragmatics and social skills groups, bike riding group, handwriting and phonics camps, a social outings group, winter/summer/spring camps, and food school.
The staff at KidVentures is committed to improving the lives of the children we work with. One of the ways we accomplish this is by providing inservices and presentations to parent groups, teachers, and other professionals on a range of topics within the realms of occupational therapy and speech-language pathology.
Specialized outpatient treatment center for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders for adults and adolescents in Westlake, Austin, TX. Our services range from a la carte wellness and individual and family counseling services to a full structured intensive outpatient programs. We offer a 1.5 hour free assessment to help you identify which services will best meet your specific needs. We have various programs customized for our Outpatient Programs including Executives, Licensed Professionals, Eating Disorder, Chronic Pain, DBT group and Adolescent groups. Our clients are able to enroll in Acu Detox, Yoga Therapy classes even if they do not need the intensive outpatient therapy.
Academic Therapy Center is a practice in South Austin specializing in dyslexia, reading and written expression therapy. Our mission is to ensure the success of each client in academic areas and provide support and information on dyslexia and related disorders to promote understanding, education, and academic achievement for each student. We are Academic Language Therapists with the highest level training in dyslexia and related disorders. All staff members are licensed, certified, or actively pursuing licensure/certification. Our office provides a therapeutic environment free from the distractions presented in many school-based dyslexia and reading interventions, and we offer individual and small group sessions. Parents are given step-by-step guidance in how to support their child at home to get the most out of therapy. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your child’s needs and create a personalized path to academic success.
It is our goal to provide a loving, diverse, holistic, educational, and experiential environment for children in order to nurture, stimulate, and cultivate healthy minds, bodies, and souls. We aspire to attain this vision through the direction of experienced Montessori teachers and strong role models and through an understanding and practice of healthy, active lifestyles. We are committed to extensive ongoing academic training and professional development for our teachers and staff. We seek to provide a rich community environment for the families and extended family of Athena Montessori Academy through community festivals and events, field trips, parent workshops, our Parent Committee, classroom observations, and extracurricular classes both for children and for our parent community.
We understand that it is essential to work closely with parents to best support the children in the community. We offer training, workshops, and resources for our parent community and make ourselves available for questions, conferences, meetings, and observations. We know that the more educated our parents are about what we are doing in the classroom, our approach, our language, our redirection techniques, and our insights into the children, the more successful we will be in reaching our goals for the children—socially, emotionally, and academically. We encourage you to stay tuned to our Parent Resources page as we update it regularly with articles, book recommendations, and resources for counseling, occupational therapy and parent coaching.
We offer a free consultation and most Austin acupuncture insurance is accepted. Dr. Zhu is the preferred provider for most insurance plans, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, United healthcare, Cigna, Great-West, PHCS, etc.Dr. Bindi Zhu, owner of the Austin Acupuncture & Herb Health Center, takes a holistic approach to wellness using acupuncture that encompasses both conventional and traditional medicine. By combining the information made available through modern diagnostic methods and traditional Chinese medicine, a wealth of knowledge is made available for diagnosis. With 28 years experience, Dr. Zhu is a pioneer in the integration of conventional and Chinese medicine. By combining these two approaches and working with your foundation of caregivers, Dr. Zhu can help you reach your health potential.
Austin Area Speech & Language Services is a small personalized private practice that makes great effort to provide professional expertise and individualized treatment for children and adults with a variety of speech and language issues. We pride ourselves on our ability to combine excellent skills in a comfortable environment with very accessible and friendly therapists. All of our therapists are certified Speech-Language Pathologists with Masters’ degrees in the field and no less than five years of experience.