INTENSIVE DAY PROGRAM

INTENSIVE DAY PROGRAM

Lakeside’s day program is designed specifically for the needs of ow·learners while utilizing empirically supported intervention techniques to ensure the best hope and future for our children and families. The strategies used are  based on principals of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Our program includes individualized support and program management from our BCBA ‘s and consultation from our resident Occupational and Speech Therapists. We have morning and afternoon Day Programs.

Morning Day Program Afternoon Day Program
Ages 2-6 Ages 2-6
Multi-disciplinary approach Multi-disciplinary approach
1:1 ratio 1:1ratio
Monday tlrrough Friday

9:00a-12:00p

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

1:OOp-4:00p

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the process of systematically applying interventions based upon the principles of behavior to improve socially significant behaviors to a meaningful degree. There are a number of behaviorally­ based interventions used in teaching children with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, including Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) and Discrete Trial Training (DTT).

Pivotal  Response Treatment:

  • A method of teaching which aims to provide opportunities for learning within the context of the child’s natural environment and targets pivotal behaviors that, when targeted, lead to collateral changes in untargeted areas of functioning and res

Discrete Trial Training:

  • A method of teaching used in ABA where the skills are broken down into component parts and taught using specific antecedents, prompting procedures and consequences to maximize successes and minimize failw·es.

Lakeside Day Program Parent/Caregiver Education

At ICAN’s Day Program, we prioritize the difference we make not only with your child, but also the impact we can have with your family as a whole. We know that the best way of ensuring this progress is through collaboration between ICAN staff and parents and caregivers. An important component in a child’s program in the Day Program is parent education. Through regular meetings with your child’s BCBA, you will remain up to date on the progress he or she is making while becoming fluent in the ABA-based strategies your child’s team is using at ICAN. We believe our clients can accomplish great things when they have a strong team behind them. We love being that team!


 

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I’m so grateful to each and every one of you for working so patiently with Ryan to help him overcome many of his challenges! You’ve made therapy sessions such a fun experience for him and I’m so happy that he’s developed such a passion for learning. - Ryan's Story