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Groups

THE CENTER FOR PEDIATRIC THERAPY OFFERS GROUPS FOR CHILDREN FROM PRESCHOOL TO ADOLESCENCE IN THE AREAS OF SOCIAL SKILLS, HOMEWORK, PHYSICAL COORDINATION, AND SELF-REGULATION.

LITTLE EXPLORERS GROUP:

The Little Explorers: Developmental Play Group is designed for beginning exposure to a social environment prior to starting school to help promote sharing with peers through play and motor development activities.  Classes are every Friday from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Please call our office at 985-449-0944 for more details

Little Explorers Brochure

MOM N TOT CLASS:

Do you want your toddler to have more interaction with others their age? Mom N Tot classes are Friday mornings. Classes will incorporate themes such as yoga, tumbling, and music. This class can include beginner walkers until 2 ½ years old. Call the office to sign up for a fun interactive class for you and your toddler.

SUMMER CAMPS:

CPT’s summer camps provide a sensory rich environment focused on building interactions, language and communication, fine motor and gross motor developmental skills. The camps utilize arts & crafts, snacks, games, play, and much more!!!

LET’S PLAY:

A preschool play group that offers an opportunity for children to enjoy focused play with their peers with the benefits of fun and stimulating shared experiences. This class provides a sensory rich environment focused on building social interactions, language and communication, fine motor and gross motor developmental skills.

FANTASTIC FRIENDS:

A school age social skills group designed for children who want to socialize with their peers, but have difficulty. This group utilizes fun activities, games, and snacks to address conversational skills, reading body language / emotions, cooperating, following directions, and community interaction; to promote appropriate social interaction with peers and others.

PLAY PALS:

An early school age social skills play group designed for children to promote social skills training in a sensory rich environment. This class utilizes games, social stories, snacks, role playing, pretend play, and art to promote appropriate social interaction with peers and others.

BEST BUDDIES:

A preteen social skills group focused on improving communication, learning effective ways of handling peer pressure, dealing with siblings and / or family conflict, learning better problem solving and decision making skills, exploring issues related to self-image, and learning effective ways of handling stress in school, family, and social situations.

FIT 4 FUN:

A fitness oriented group for children ages 5-9. The classes provide a way to increase four main areas of fitness: endurance, balance, coordination, and gross motor skills while also building important developmental skills, self confidence, and social interaction.

ENGINE GROUP:

The Alert program for Self-Regulation is a small group session that will teach school-aged children sensory strategies to get themselves to that “just right place” – that calm, alert state that facilitates learning, sustained attention, completion of tasks, and smooth transitions.

FIRST STROKES:

This group is designed to teach basic prewriting readiness skills to younger children to assist them in forming good habits that will carryover into their abilities to color, draw, count, and later as they begin to write their letters and numbers.

HANDWRITING HIGHLIGHTS:

Handwriting groups utilize a fun, multi-sensory developmental approach to teach basic handwriting skills to younger children and effective strategies to improve handwriting skills in older children. Groups will be formed for print and cursive letter formation.

EARLY INTERVENTION:

Early Intervention services are provided through the Louisiana Early Steps program. Early Steps is a birth to three program for children that qualify as needing physical, occupational, and/or speech therapy. These children are typically seen in the home or community environment with a strong emphasis placed on caregiver training.

INTERACTIVE METRONOME:

More information about this program coming soon. To find out more, please contact us at 985.449.0944

EAROBICS:

Earobics teaches skills for language and literacy development. The program provides explicit comprehensive instruction that improves students’ reading, spelling, and language skills. It uses scientifically based, clinically proven instructional techniques with over 300 levels of individualized instruction that adapt to each student’s skill level and progress. It is designed for ages 4 – 7 with controlled learning variables that adjust to each student’s progress.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF OUR GROUPS OR PROGRAMS PLEASE CONTACT US AT 985.449.0944 OR FILL OUT OUR ONLINE FORM.

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