Kids can feel a lot of pressure when they start elementary school for the first time. Children with autism may experience even more challenges. KGH is here to help. We provide one-on-one support and comprehensive, coordinated care—at home, at school and in center. You’re never in it alone.
Our expert therapy, education and support prepares your child to…
Uses play, engagement, socialization. and fun along with the science of behavior analysis.
Comprehensive ABA – addresses all areas of development to reach the typical learning path as quickly as possible.
Focused ABA – focuses on a few specific areas of development, such as going to sleep, challenging behaviors or executive functioning skills.
The primary focus for occupational therapy during the elementary years is work on gross motor and fine motor, motor planning and sensory issues.
Work on receptive (what your child understands) and expressive (what they say) as well as the social part of language. We can also work with beginning executive functioning skills.
Helps your child eat more foods and decrease and eliminate their gag reflex to certain food smells and textures. If your child still needs help drinking from a cup or being more flexible during mealtime, our feeding experts can help.
We will use whatever supports your child needs to develop a form of communication. Research shows that kids with ASD benefit from visual supports that to help produce more verbal language. Whatever it takes to get your child to communicate, we will help them.
Supports the important social skills kids need during these years, as well as coping skills for anxiety. We’ll work on impulse control and helping your child think about what others are thinking (perspective taking).
We can help you as little or as much as you need to transition your child to school, support you through the IEP process and set you up with other parents facing similar challenges.
For ages 4-8 (Kindergarten-2nd grade). We Thinkers focuses on exploring social thinking, social language and feelings through play, literature, music and drama.
For ages 5-7 (Kindergarten-2nd grade). Our After-School Enrichment group is an extension of our Play Pals Preschool program. It offers additional support to our children as they enter their district kindergarten program and progress through 2nd grade.
For ages 8-11 (2nd-5th grade). As a follow-up to We Thinkers, Superflex 101 focuses on teaching students to continue exploring social thinking in a fun and motivating way.
For ages 7-11 (1st-5th grade). Mission Completion is a social skills group designed for children whose vocal communication is emerging and who use an alternative/augmentative communication (AAC) device.
For ages 8-12 (3rd-5th grade). KGH All Stars is geared towards students who need to strengthen their social cognition skills while enhancing age-appropriate friendships.
For ages 8-13 (3rd-6th grade). As a follow up to KGH All Stars, our KGH All Stars 2.0 group is geared towards students who need to strengthen their social communication and team-building skills.
For ages 7-10 (1st-5th grade). Helps children develop early executive functioning skills in a group setting as they plan and enjoy motivating events.
For ages 8-10 (3rd-5th grade). The goal of this social group is to teach children the value of interactive, cooperative and strategic games.
For ages 8-12 (3rd-5th grade). Does your child have an interest in sports? Would they benefit from a supported environment in which to learn how to play? Come join KGH Super Sports!
For ages 8-10 (3rd-5th grade). Our Minecraft group’s mission is to help bridge the gap between the comfort of the gaming world and social skills used in the real-life social world. Focuses on cooperation, communication and problem-solving skills.
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