A community resource for pediatric stroke survivors and their families

CIMT CAMP (Constraint Induced Movement Therapy for kids with Hemiplegia)

Camp Helping Hands

http://www.intensivetherapeutics.org/itimages/CampHHFlyer2014.pdf

More info about the offerings from Intensive Therapeutics (located in New Jersey):

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Summer 2014
Everyday Kids,One Community Intensive Therapeutics, Inc.973-771-1582

www.intensivetherapeutics.org

Dear Families and Friends,
Below you will find scheduling information about our 2 upcoming summer programs in July and August 2014:
  • Camp Helping Hands: A program for children with upper extremity hemiparesis.
  • Camp Leaps and Bounds: A program for children with autism spectrum disorder and/or sensory-motor issues.
Spots are filling up fast, so please don’t hesitate to register. Feel free to call us to get more information.
Thank you.
Scott Matthews
Executive Director

Camp Leaps and Bounds
An intensive occupational therapy program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or sensory-motor issues who exhibit limitations in:
  • Play
  • Social Skills
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • School
NOW A 4-WEEK,
SUMMER CAMP WITH 
FULL DAY OPTIONS!

July 28th to August 22nd, 2014

(weekdays only)

Group 1:

Ages: 2 and 3 year olds

Time: 9 AM to 12 Noon

Cost: $2400

OR

Group 2:

Age Groups: 4 to 6, 7 to 9 and 10 to 13

Time: Half Day/Full Day Options

Cost: 

Half day: $2400

Full day: $4800

 
Please call to discuss how we can individualize and prorate a camp schedule based on your availability. We can develop a schedule to meet your needs.
Camp Leaps and Boundsis for children with:
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Auditory Processing Delays
  • Perceptual Motor problems
  • Low muscle tone
  • Motor Planning Problems
  • Visual Processing problems
  • Fine motor/gross motor issues
For more information please call:
email:
or
Location:
The Presbyterian Church in Westfield
140 Mountain Avenue
Westfield, NJ  07090
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About Us

Intensive Therapeutics is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit, charitable organization that provides group and individual occupational therapy services to children with special needs.

The organization was established in 2005 to address the needs of families who wanted individualized services by licensed professionals in a non-medical, community-based environment.

Camp Helping Hands

An occupational therapy program providing constraint-induced movement therapy for children with upper extremity hemiplegia.

 

DATES AND TIMES

 

NEW 2 Summer Sessions!

June 30th to July 25th

(Holiday: July 4th)

Weekdays Only: 9 AM to 3 PM

Fee: $4560.00

OR

 

July 28th to August 22nd

Weekdays Only: 9 AM to 3 PM

 Fee: $4800.00

Extended Options Available

CAST FEE:

$150.00

The cost of the program will be prorated accordingly to accommodate your child’s individualized schedule.

 

LOCATION

Presbyterian Church in Westfield

140 Mountain Avenue

Westfield, NJ  07090

For more information, please call:

973-771-1582

or email:

intensivetherapeutics@gmail.com

or

click here

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NEW:

CIMT camp at the University of New England Community Therapy Center

in Biddeford, Maine.

Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Intensive Camps

• July 14–18, 2014

• 2-week Camp for 6–10 year olds: August 11–22, 2014

Cost? $2,000 per week

What is Constraint Induced Therapy?

Constraint Induced (CI) Therapy is an intensive individualized program provided by occupational and physical therapists to help children use their arm and hand and learn new patterns of movement. The therapy is effective in improving:

• Quality of movement in the affected hand

• Use of affected arm and hand in activities of daily living (self-care, feeding, dressing)

• Coordination skills

• Fine motor skills

Camps are conducted by trained occupational and physical therapists from the University of New England.

• Theme-based activities

• Snacks

• Time to play with others

• Intensive and fun therapy sessions

• 9 a.m.–3 p.m. programming

• 3–4 p.m. educational and interactive sessions with parents

• Take home incentives

Who is a candidate?

• Children 3–10 years of age

• Children with limited functional use of one hand and arm

• Children with diagnoses that may include Cerebral palsy, stroke, head injury, brachial plexus injury, etc.

• Children who are able to follow directions and maintain attention for at least 15 minutes

How do I get started?

Contact Molly Walrath at mwalrath@une.edu | (207) 283-1954

Community Therapy Center

441 Main Street

Biddeford, Maine 04005

Discuss this with your pediatrician as a prescription is required for the program.

http://www.une.edu

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Candidates Ages 6 – 17 Now Sought For
Hand Arm Bimanual Intensive Training Research Study 

As part of an ongoing research study to determine the efficacy of hand arm bimanual intensive training (HABIT) after hemispherectomy surgery, the Center for Cerebral Palsy Research at Teacher’s College of Columbia now seeks candidates ages 6 – 17 from the northeast region of the United States only.  Click here for the announcement and further information.This study was initiated and fully-funded by The Brain Recovery Project.  Learn more about the our research programs here.
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