Programs


2016 Fall Programs

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Aug 22, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

We are now accepting registrations for our 2016 Fall Programs

This fall we will be offering fun and exciting Groups, Fall Break Learning Enrichment Camp, and recreational Fun Days.
Individual Intensive sessions are an option to make quicker progress for your child.
Please see the attached flyer below for more details:
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Contact Leaps & Bounds by calling 636-928-LEAP(5327) or emailing info@leapsandboundskids.com with any questions or to sign your child up today!


Leaps & Bounds Speech Team

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Apr 28, 2016   Category: Articles, Programs, Resources, What's New  

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We are so excited about our growing speech therapy team!! We wanted to share a little bit about how our speech therapists are helping kids at Leaps & Bounds.

Our speech language pathologists (SLPs) have worked with kids in the following areas: articulation, oral motor/feeding, expressive language, receptive language, dysarthria, dysfluency, and social skills. Kids may not qualify for therapy in other settings, but are still able to receive services at Leaps and Bounds. (more…)


2016 Summer Programs

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Mar 22, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

We are now accepting registrations for our 2016 Summer Programs

This summer we will be offering fun and exciting Groups, Day Camps, and recreational Fun Days.
Individual Intensive sessions are an option to make quicker progress for your child.
New this year are our educational enrichment programs that will help your child get a jump on the next school year.
Please see the attached flyer below for more details:
2016 Summer

Contact Leaps & Bounds by calling 636-928-LEAP(5327) or emailing info@leapsandboundskids.com with any questions or to sign your child up today!


DAYTIME Groups-2016 Winter/Spring

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 20, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

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Are you looking for a daytime group for your child? Well, look no further! We have something for everyone at Leaps & Bounds. Enrollment is open through March 27th. Take a look at what we have to offer (more…)


Winter/Spring 2016 – Social Skills Groups

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 19, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

Register now for our 2016 Winter/Spring Social Skills Groups

When: One day per week, January 25th, 2016 – May 14th, 2016

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Each group is led by an Occupational Therapist trained in teaching social skills.

Buddy Builders (Ages 3-5 years)

This group will give your child the opportunity to interact and play with peers. Therapists will utilize modeling and positive behavior strategies to encourage interactions. This group will provide the structure appropriate for this age to enhance predictability and engagement.

ABCs to Social Skills (Ages 6-8 years)

In this group, children participate in instruction of social skills and are provided with opportunities to practice their skills. Goals include increasing your child’s confidence to initiate interactions, listening skills, and understanding social cues.

Building Friendships (Ages 8-12 years)

This group will give your child the opportunity to build confidence, develop age-appropriate social skills, and establish positive friendships with peers. Children will participate in activities that promote communication, taking directions from peers, and negotiation.

Boys Will Be Boys Club (Ages 11-15 years)

This group will help boys connect and establish positive friendships with each other. The group will foster appropriate behaviors, self-confidence, and communication. Conflict resolution will also be addressed throughout the group.

Girlfriend Group (Ages 7-12 years)

This group will help girls connect and establish positive friendships with peers. The group will foster self-confidence, communication, conflict resolution, and other issues that directly affect young girls.

Super Friends (Ages 4 years and older)

This group is designed around the Social Thinking® curriculum. This group targets children with social learning challenges who have verbal and cognitive skills at or above age level. Children in this group should also have a basic understanding that people may have a different perspective. The groups will build on this understanding to apply it in a social context.

**An intake assessment will be required for children not already attending Leaps and Bounds to ensure all of the children will receive maximum benefit from their group.**

Please call if you are interested in registering your child for any of the groups.

For additional groups, please see: Handwriting Groups, School Prep, Feeding Groups, and Additional Group Programming


Winter/Spring 2016 – Handwriting Groups

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 19, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

Register now for our 2016 Winter/Spring Handwriting Groups

When: One day per week, January 25th, 2016 – May 14th, 2016

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Each group is led by an Occupational Therapist trained in teaching handwriting skills.

ABCs and 123s Pre-Writing (Ages 3-4 years)

This group is for children who are starting to become interested in letters and numbers. The group will focus on pre-writing skills along with developing age appropriate grasps and identifying letters and numbers.

Beginner Handwriting (Ages 4-6 years)

This group is for children who are learning to recognize and write all the letters of the alphabet along with numbers 1-10. The group will teach your child efficient letter formation and will facilitate appropriate pencil grasp.

Advanced Handwriting (Ages 5-7 years)

This group is for children who can form all of their letters and numbers. These children are working on writing words, adhering to the line, appropriate spacing, and the size of their letters.

**An intake assessment will be required for children not already attending Leaps and Bounds to ensure all of the children will receive maximum benefit from their group.**

Please call if you are interested in registering your child for any of the groups.

For additional groups, please see: Social Skills Groups, School Preparation Groups, Feeding Groups, and Additional Group Programming


Winter/Spring 2016 – School Preparation Groups

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 19, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

Register now for our 2016 Winter/Spring School Preparation Groups

When: One day per week, January 25th, 2016 – May 14th, 2016

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Each group is led by an Occupational Therapist trained in early childhood development.

Preschool Prep and Play (Ages 3-5 years)

Jump Start to Kindergarten (Ages 4-6 years)

We will be offering two 90 minute groups to assist your child with developing the skills that he needs for school. These groups will address a variety of skills including, but not limited to: attention, fine motor skills, social skills, and communication.

**An intake assessment will be required for children not already attending Leaps and Bounds to ensure all of the children will receive maximum benefit from their group.**

Please call if you are interested in registering your child for any of the groups.

For additional groups, please see: Social Skills Groups, Handwriting Groups, Feeding Groups, and Additional Group Programming


Winter/Spring 2016 – Feeding Group

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 19, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

Register now for our 2016 Winter/Spring Feeding Group

When: One day per week, January 25th, 2016 – May 14th, 2016

Where: Leaps and Bounds

This group is led by an Occupational Therapist trained in teaching feeding skills.

Munch and Crunch Lunch – For Picky Eaters (Ages 3-5 years)

Join us at lunch as we create and taste new fun foods to help diversify your child’s diet! Your child will enjoy his meals with friends and will have fun trying new foods!

**An intake assessment will be required for children not already attending Leaps and Bounds to ensure all of the children will receive maximum benefit from their group.**

Please call if you are interested in registering your child for any of the groups.

For additional groups, please see: Social Skills Groups, Handwriting Groups, School Preparation Groups, and Additional Group Programming


Winter/Spring 2016 – Additional Group Programming

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Jan 19, 2016   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

Register now for our 2016 Winter/Spring Groups

When: One day per week, January 25th, 2016 – May 14th, 2016

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Each group is led by an Occupational Therapist.

Mommy and Me – Sensory and Signing (Ages 12-24 months)

Moms, bring your little ones to this group to learn, explore, and grow. Our therapists have developed specifically designed activities to promote gross motor and fine motor skills, social play, language development, and sensory development. Your child will be introduced to signing and will be encouraged in their verbal communication.

Reading Club (Ages 6-8 years)

Reading can be fun! This group is about putting all the pieces together to make reading fun and easy. Books will be chosen based on child’s/group’s reading level. Our therapist will use different strategies to promote the love of reading.

Know the Trigger (Ages 5 years and above)

In this group, The Zones of Regulation® program and sensory strategies will be utilized to help your child become more aware of his impulses, arousal level, and emotional state. The group will help him problem solve to reach the best solutions to learn self-regulation and manage behaviors.

**An intake assessment will be required for children not already attending Leaps and Bounds to ensure all of the children will receive maximum benefit from their group.**

Please call if you are interested in registering your child for any of the groups.

For additional groups, please see: Social Skills Groups, Handwriting Groups, School Preparation Groups, and Feeding Groups


Fall 2015 – Social Skills Groups

Posted By: Leaps & Bounds on Oct 22, 2015   Category: Groups, Programs, Resources, What's New  

Register now for our Fall Social Skills Groups

When: One day per week, August 31st, 2015 – December 19th, 2015

Where: Leaps and Bounds

Each group is led by an Occupational Therapist trained in teaching social skills.

Buddy Builders
(Ages 3-5 years)
Saturdays 9:30AM – 10:30AM

This group will give your child the opportunity to interact and play with peers. Therapists will utilize modeling and positive behavior strategies to encourage interactions. This group will provide the structure appropriate for this age to enhance predictability and engagement.

Building Friendships
(Ages 8-12 years)
Saturdays 11:00AM – 12:00PM

This group will give your child the opportunity to build confidence, develop age-appropriate social skills, and establish positive friendships with peers. Children will participate in activities that promote communication, taking directions from peers, and negotiation.

Boys Will Be Boys Club
(Ages 11-15 years)
Wednesdays 6:15PM – 7:15PM or Thursdays 5:00PM – 6:00PM

This group will help boys connect and establish positive friendships with each other. The group will foster appropriate behaviors, self-confidence, and communication. Conflict resolution will also be addressed throughout the group.

Homeschool Boys Club
(Ages 10-12 years)
Wednesdays 10:45AM – 11:45AM

This group will help boys connect and establish positive friendships with each other. The group will foster appropriate behaviors, self-confidence, and communication. Conflict resolution will also be addressed throughout the group.

**An intake assessment will be required for children not already attending Leaps and Bounds to ensure all of the children will receive maximum benefit from their group.**

Please call if you are interested in registering your child for any of the groups.

The following groups will be offered again in the 2016 Winter/Spring session starting February 2016:
*Preschool Prep & Play
*ABCs & 123s
*Beginner Handwriting
*Advanced Print
*ABCs to Social Skills
*Super Friends
*Girlfriend Group
*Munch & Crunch Lunch
*Mommy & Me Sensory
*Reading Club
*Emotional Regulation
*Know the Trigger