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Business Name: Kelsey O'Connor Speech Therapy

201 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania19103

Phone Number: (610) 256-1041

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Describe treatment approach used: - use diagnostic findings and collaborate with parents to determine initial stimuli (5-7 words at a time)
- stimuli must be functional and meaningful to the client and/or their family
- provide individual therapy 3-5 times per week for 30 minute sessions to start
- provide maximum number of trials per session with reinforcers that take away minimal time for therapy (shoot ball in hoop, get one dress up clothing piece, wind up toys, bubbles, etc.)
- sessions are run using DTTC method (adding and fading cues as necessary)
- simultaneous production
- immediate repetition
- repetition following delay
- spontaneous production
- address prosody last

Describe parent/caregiver involvement: - parents assist in formulating stimuli list
- if child is not ready for direct therapy parents work on helping establishing prerequisites at home
- if available and the child can handle having the parent in the room parents are present during therapy
- parents are provided with stimuli that can be carried over/generalized in the home

Describe your past and current involvement in the Apraxia community​?​ I have attended workshops in the past and plan to become more involved in the future

Do you provide consultation/collaboration with other professionals (for example, ​​attending IEP meetings, co treating, etc.) Yes

Age range​ treated?​ 3 to 13

Hours of operation: Currently 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Locations where​ treatment ​is ​provided? Home, Daycare

Insurance accepted? No