A comprehensive, innovative, cutting-edge program to provide access to early intensive therapeutic interventions for angels, i.e. babies and toddlers with Down syndrome as well as any individual with a need for therapy evaluation and therapy services.
Offered by Certified Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) with Masters degree. Therapists at Lily’s Angels have either Level 3 certification or Level 2 in OPT per Talk Tools and are all PROMPT certified.
Therapy Program follows Talk Tools Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) Program plan. Talk Tools has 25 years experience and are innovators and leaders in the field in feeding and motor planning.
Integrates pre-feeding, feeding and speech using an approach that incorporates behavioral, sensory, developmental progress (including areas outside the mouth), and motor-planning.
“PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets” uses tactile stimulation or ’cues’ through an integrative sensori-motor, cognitive-linguistic model of therapy. PROMPT Therapy is literature supported for improvements for issues including low-tone.
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used as a communication aid for children and it teaches discrimination of pictures and how to put them together in sentences.
Physical Therapy is intended to improve gross motor movements. In DS, the primary goal of PT is to help normalize movements and to limit the extent to which babies and kids use compensatory movements.
Certified Physical Therapist with a Masters degree.
In line with our mission to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of those with DS and otherwise differently abled, Lily’s Angels hosts a fully funded inclusive art group offered weekly for one hour sessions.
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Lily’s Angels & Down Syndrome Awareness Foundations is a non-profit dedicated to bringing awareness about Down syndrome as well as increasing access to therapy.