Therapeutic/Educational

Ivymount Outreach provides educational and therapeutic programs for children with Autism, ADHD, Executive Function disorders, and other developmental disabilities in the Washington, DC area.  Our mission is to bring the excellence of the Ivymount School to the community; all programs have been vetted and most have been developed or piloted at Ivymount School.

For Executive Function: Ivymount Outreach offers a unique blend of parent and student interventions in the nationally published, research-based program Unstuck and On Target! Developed and piloted at Ivymount, Unstuck targets flexibility and problem solving.  Outreach also offers a new middle school organization skills class,Get Organized.

For Social Learning: Outreach offers social learning programs that target friendship skills. All groups are targeted at specific areas of needs, such as understanding friends and friendships (Secrets of Friendships and Friendship Mythbusters), developing Conversation skills (Conversation Club and Conversation Street), and how to make and keep friends (PEERS® for young adults). 

Emotional Regulation: Ivymount Outreach is now offering a program that addresses emotional regulation with the well known Zones of Regulation curriculum.

Some educational/therapeutic programs include parent education classes that correspond with student learning, creating a wraparound intervention program that supports the entire family.  

Application Process: Applying to an Ivymount Educational or Therapeutic Program is a collaborative process. We work with families to find the right fit for their child’s social learning, emotional regulation or executive functioning needs.  To do this, we review the materials in your application, meet your child in person and then work with you to find the right program to meet your child’s needs. There is a $50 application for new participants applying to an educational/therapeutic program.

 

 

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