The mission of CIELO is to provide an individualized journey for neuro-diverse learners in a safe and nurturing environment, with the purpose of strengthening self-concept, promoting self-awareness, improving academic outcomes, and fostering social success for the youth of the Santa Barbara community.
Lee Neill, Ph.D.
Lee Neill, Ph.D. Can help your students/children improve in reading and writing and boost confidence.
Dr. Neill has been a classroom teacher, counselor, reading specialist and consultant to both public and private schools. She holds Master's degrees from OSU and UCSB.
In her 35+ year career, she has worked with Patricia Lindamood and Nanci Bell, teaching in their phonics/oral/motorbased reading program. Additionally, Dr. Neill worked with the late A.Jean Ayres, Ph.D., a pioneering occupational therapist, who developed sensory integrative theory.
Dr. Ayres' gift to education has been the knowledge that the body teaches the brain, and that certain physical milestones precede efficiency in all learning. Dr. Neill has integrated the work of Ayres with the A.D.D. Program, (the first Lindamood phonics program) to develop a movement-based language arts approach. She works with children from kindergarten on up, focusing on identifying their learning styles and providing individualized instruction. She is well known for helping students learn to trust their brains and regain confidence as learners.
Contact info: 805/220-6549
Hayden Consultation Services' mission is to assist those challenged with disabilities improve their quality of life.
The philosophies that provide the foundation for the Positive Behavior Support movement inform the activities of Hayden Consultation Services as it strives to meet its stated mission. Key concepts that are at the heart of the services include: An Emphasis on Lifestyle Change, Functional Assessment, Multicomponent Interventions,Modification of Ecological and Setting Events,Emphasis on Antecedent Modifications,Teaching Adaptive Behavior, Building Environments with Effective Consequences, Minimizing the Use of Punisher, Distinguishing Emergency Procedures from Proactive Programming, Social Validation and the Role of Dignity in Behavioral Support.
The Santa Barbara Language Center is a non-profit center that provides evaluations, referrals, parent education, and individual speech therapy for preschool-aged children. The Language Center has operated in Santa Barbara since 1984. The Center is a philanthropy of the Scottish Rite, a concordant body of Freemasons. Therefore, all services are free. There are RiteCare centers and special programs for children throughout the United States.
FEATURING SPEECH & MUSIC THERAPY GROUPS IN SANTA BARBARA FOR AGES 3-5yrs.
Silvia Wasjustin: Licensed Speech Therapist & Jon Brady, Certified Orff Schulwerk, Music & Movement Teacher
We are pleased to announce new music and speech therapy classes now forming in downtown Santa Barbara!
Listed on another great Santa Barbara site, http://santa-barbara-ca.parentclick.com/ has information and recommendations on occupational, speech & physical therapists.
Terry Brown, affectionately know as “Mrs. Brown” by her many learners, has a passion and a gift for teaching individuals with Down syndrome. Working from her home, she has developed a successful and innovative program that teaches reading and other academic skills to learners ages three to adult.
Wellspring was created in response to the growing need for effective autism treatments for children with autism-spectrum disorders, behavior disorders and developmental disabilities. Our specialty is using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques for helping treat autism in toddlers and children with autism. San Fernando Valley residents can utilize our services, as we fully explore autism symptoms and treatments and recommendations are made based on a child's unique situation. It's our process to fully understand a child's autism symptoms and recommend personalized autism treatments. No child's autism symptoms and treatments are ever the same; we try to understand the environmental factors and best work out a plan that benefits both for the child and the family dealing with autism. Pasadena and the surrounding area is where you can find us; visit our autism support page for more details on where we offer help for toddlers with autism, Thousand Oaks included!
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