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According to the child’s educational plan, these interventions include strategies that cater to the child’s strengths and offer different learning modalities. This may include visual cues, manipulatives, peer-led learning, small group instruction, and supplemental lessons.
High-Dosage Tutoring (HDT) is a flexible, research-based approach to instruction that is individualized to student needs. HDT takes place daily in one-to-one or in very small groups to help students with special needs advance at their pace. Unlike remedial work, which focuses only on building prerequisite skills, HDT also integrates new learning that helps the student progress at their grade level.
ABA is an evidence-based therapy that focuses on learning and behavior, and improves communication, academics, social skills, motor abilities, play skills, and others. Due to the unique nature of each child, there are a number of approaches within ABA. Our team includes some of the top ABA therapists in the field who specialize in diagnosing and implementing the educational and treatment plan that is tailored to the needs of each student.
When an IEP requires an extra support professional, we offer staffing of highly skilled, trained paraprofessionals to assist in the classroom and other settings.
Addressing a child’s emotional needs is an integral part of our education plans. These sessions allow the student and family members to discuss their challenges, explore family dynamics that will benefit the child, and develop strategies to improve the child’s emotional health.
Tree of Knowledge offers a specialized curriculum for elementary, middle school, and high school students that includes all core content areas, electives, ESL and foreign languages, computer literacy, as well as a diploma for graduating seniors.
Our physical therapists specialize in helping students develop motor skills, strength, posture, and balance, which are all vital to everyday functioning as well as academic success - both in and out of the classroom.
Our occupational therapists work with students to build sensory processing skills (understanding, registering and responding to sensory information), fine motor skills (required for writing), attention (sitting tolerance), and social behavior (interacting with peers).
Our speech therapists focus on developing receptive language (how much the child understands), expressive language (how much they can say), articulation (how sounds are pronounced), and social communication/play (interaction and engagement).
Successful interpersonal relations is a necessary skill that serves the child both in the classroom and beyond. Our social-emotional learning (SEL) programs offer students tools to cope with feelings, set goals, make decisions, get along with others and practice empathy.
Tree of Knowledge offers professional development for educators that will improve instructional methods and create continuity in the student’s educational program. Our goal is always to improve consistency and effectiveness in our whole-student approach.
Consultations are available to parents who need support and guidance in best practices for their child. We also provide counseling services for additional needs.
Music-based interventions are shown to improve attention, auditory processing, behavior, language, and cognitive functioning, and lower self-stimulation and agitation. These sessions also increase socialization and enhance sensory-motor skills. Best of all: they’re fun!