Therapy is tailored to each individual client and can be provided via teletherapy, in-home, or at the clinic in NE Portland.
Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT)
AVT is a specialized type of therapy for adults and children with hearing loss. Early diagnosis and access to sound through amplification or cochlear implants are critical for a child with hearing loss to develop spoken language. Caregiver coaching is a critical component of AVT to ensure that each individual's listening and spoken language skills progress to his or her full potential.
Oral Motor Therapy
Oral Motor Therapy helps individuals with decreased muscle strength and range of motion of facial muscles gain adequate skills for eating and speaking. Amber is trained in PROMPT and the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol.
Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Therapy
AAC therapy provides alternative methods of communication for individuals who are non-verbal or have limited verbal communication. Amber is trained in PECS, low tech communication books, and Speech Generated Devices.
Speech and Language Therapy
Speech and Language therapy is available for children and adults. Amber provides therapy to children and adults with articulation disorders, social language disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, and fluency disorders.
Executive Functioning Therapy
Executive function is a set of key mental skills that act as a command center in the brain. These skills help individuals do things like plan, manage time, control emotions, and get tasks done. They're also important for staying focused and solving problems. Individuals with executive functioning disorders benefit from strategies and interventions to help them successfully navigate everyday tasks.