A Friendly Face provides services in the home environment which includes assessing initial skills, behavioral assessment and program development. After our qualified staff begins the initial program and implementation of specific goals we are able to train the parents, caregivers and parent hired staff to work with the individual in the home environment.
A Friendly Face staff will meet with providers to monitor progress, review documentation in order to assess skills and challenges with programming and make adjustments as necessary.
A Friendly Face School Services
A Friendly Face is able to provide services which address needs such as assessments, behavioral assessments, teacher and staff training, modification of curriculum, social facilitation, program development, and ongoing supervision.
A Friendly Face can provide on-going collaboration throughout the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process, including the construction of IEP goals and objectives, assisting in the implementation of the goals in the home and school settings, and reporting of progress.
A Friendly Face Center
At A Friendly Face, our Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, behavioral specialists and special instructors provide a true, holistic approach to working with your child. We understand that the environment must adapt to the needs of the child – A Friendly Face Treatment Center was built with your child in mind.
We will set goals for your child and in one-on-one therapy sessions, perform activities that will help us reach those goals. Under therapist supervision, your child has the opportunity to interact with other children of the same age. Through our social skills activities, your child will learn conversation techniques, how to make friends, how to interact with other children, and most importantly, how to have fun!
A Friendly Face Teen Group
Led by trained professionals and supervised by Board Certified Behavior Analysts, ASD Teen Program Focuses on Verbal Behavior to work on… · Social Skills · Communication Skills · Building Relationships · Job Readiness And many more…
Applied Behavior Analysis
ABA, Applied behavior Analysis, is simply the application of Behavior principles, to everyday situations, that will, over time, increase or decrease targeted behaviors, which has been used to help individuals acquire many different skills and decrease maladaptive behaviors.
Social Skills Camp
Social Skills Camp provides participants who have social difficulties with direct social skills instruction as well as immediate opportunities to practice the skills they have learned in real life settings. The camp helps campers to generalize their social thinking skills across settings. Our camp is specifically designed for kids who have ASD. We believe that all kids benefit from lessons taught.
Music is designed to help children with delays to work on individual therapeutic goals. Children can participate in individual or group music therapy sessions to reinforce speech/language goals, to support occupational therapy gross motor goals through dance and movement, to improve social and emotional skills through song writing, singing, and instrumental playing.
Yoga And Movement Activity
Yoga and movement activity is especially well suited for individuals with ASD. We provide Yoga at AFF with a team that includes an experienced yoga instructor that can work with your child. AFF works with families to establish goals that involves social skills, communications skills, behaviour and other goals that may include relationship skills, self-expression, problem solving, gross and fine motors skills and more.
Arts and Movement
The Art and Movement Program at A Friendly Face offers uniquely tailored treatments that promotes a comfortable, supportive and creative environment in which functional, sensory, and social experiences may be explored. The program employs the latest ABA findings to craft individually tailored therapy programs to address the needs of families and children with ASD. Goals are set to help children achieve their full potential.