Is your child highly sensitive?
Is it hard to distinguish between behavioral and sensory issues?
Do you hard time making it through the day?
Families living with Sensory Processing Disorder (or sensory integration) difficulties face greater challenges with behavior and discipline than many others. But, effective strategies exist to help both parents and children manage behavioral struggles, and improve their day-to-day lives and family relationships.
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a condition that exists when sensory signals don’t get organized into appropriate responses. Pioneering occupational therapist and neuroscientist A. Jean Ayres, PhD, likened SPD to a neurological “traffic jam” that prevents certain parts of the brain from receiving the information needed to interpret sensory information correctly. A person with SPD finds it difficult to process and act upon information received through the senses, which creates challenges in performing countless everyday tasks. Motor clumsiness, behavioral problems, anxiety, depression, school failure, and other impacts may result if the disorder is not treated effectively.
Source: SPD Foundation
Tuesday’s Child’s Behavioral Intervention is a program that offers solutions to address the challenges families with children experience SPD face through individualized training for both parents and children.
How Tuesday’s Child Can Help
Our evidence-based Behavioral Intervention program has helped hundreds of families understand their child’s SPD and how to manage their symptoms and behavior. Our individualized services for both parents and children helps you, as a parent, to effectively confront your child’s development and behavior in a way that is sensitive to your child’s unique needs.
We strive to provide families with practical tools in a judgment-free environment. Parents are able to access clinical services and build a strong peer-support network. Children are placed in supportive, behaviorally focused classrooms designed to introduce and reinforce the scripts and techniques you will learn in the program.
The Program In Action
Parents work on individualized behavioral and goal planning activities, with group sessions led by a Clinical Psychologist and individual time with trained peer mentors. Tuesday’s Child offers both weekday and Saturday programs and is offered in English and Spanish.
While parents are in session, children receive services in our Behavioral Classrooms which use the same developmentally appropriate, behavior management strategies taught to parents. Emphasis is placed on cooperating with the teacher and interactive games and play with peers and progress is tracked on Time on Task, Compliance, Participation and Socialization.
Register for our program or call (312) 767-7532 for more information.