Extended Day Program
Blossoming Minds is designed specifically to offer children with developmental disabilities year round, intensive instruction using scientifically based teaching techniques as well as typical peer role models. Each program is tailored to fit individual needs so that the child may acquire all the skills necessary to succeed in their natural environment. Onsite speech and OT services are also available.
Verbal Behavior Program
Upon completion of initial assessments that consist of VB-MAPP, ABLLS and FBA, an individualized program is developed consisting of one-to-one teaching from a Registered Behavior Technician. Ongoing supervision and monitoring as well as program updates are done by one of our behavior analysts weekly. Each program consists of goals focused on communication, social skills, play skills, appropriate behavior and generalization of these skills into the natural environment and with their care givers.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst, or Assistant Behavior Analyst providing hands-on feedback to parents on how to manage their child’s behavior.
Behavior Management Plan
Provided to family, friends and schoolteachers of a child who engages in problematic behavior or any behavior serving as a barrier to a healthy learning experience. A Board Certified Behavior Analyst or Assistant Behavior Analyst will conduct an assessment and develop a plan based on the function of the problem behavior.
Speech and Occupational Therapy
Speech and occupational therapy services are provided onsite by a third party company.
Natural Environment Teaching (NET)
Involves a developmental therapist role-modeling to a parent on how to promote language that their child does not use spontaneously. This is incorporated into the Verbal Behavior Program to be sure that the children are generalizing the new skills they are acquiring outside of the usual therapy session.
Social Skills Group
An opportunity to teach appropriate social interaction such as pretend play, turn taking, imitation and preschool activities among peers. A group can include 2-4 children coming together in a simulated classroom setting.
Our camps run during most public-school holiday closures. Your child will encounter daily fun indoor and outdoor activities alongside typical peers as well as a detailed academic program. Our low staff to child ratio will al- low us to meet specific needs of your child during their entire program day.
Precise shaping procedures are implemented to promote the consumption of less preferred foods that are typically avoided by a child.
Parents will learn how to promote fading the use of diapers and getting their children on a regular toileting schedule.
Parents Night Out
DIS staff volunteers their time to care for clients on a predetermined evening. This allows families to spend quality time with each other while their child/children are cared for by staff familiar with their needs and special care.
Catalyst is a data tracking software that collects, manages, graphs and reports progress. Parents are assigned a login to Catalyst to view their child's performance in therapy as well as receive instruction on how to work with their child at home and track data.
Interested in our services?
If you have additional questions or would like to receive our services, please contact us by completing our contact information form, or by contacting us at:
Boca Raton: (561) 235-5497
Fax: (561) 736-5800
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