North Jersey Outreach provides services to families, schools and preschools. School and home evaluation, consultation and intervention strategies are available in the following areas:

Functional Behavioral Assessments

Occupational Therapy, including

  • Small object manipulation
  • Sensory integration
  • Perceptual skills
  • Oral-motor skills
  • Daily activities such as dressing, bathing and toileting

Physical Therapy, including

  • Gross motor functioning
  • Body coordination
  • Mobility in the home
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Adaptive equipment needs

Speech Therapy, including

  • Speech/articulation skills
  • Language skills
  • Oral-motor skills

North Jersey Outreach consultants work with families to establish routines while training parents or caretakers in the use of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and behavior management. Training objectives focus on

  • Communication
  • Social interaction
  • Self-help
  • Independence

As social development improves, emphasis is placed on academic growth. Academic improvement is addressed through

  • Enhancing¬†organizational skills
  • Homework management
  • Note-taking
  • Test-preparation and test-taking