Yoga and Wellness Program

We belief that ABA services can be implementing through a variety of settings and activities. It is essential for us to instill healthy habits such yoga and self-regulation skills early in life.

In addition to traditional ABA programming we incorporate our Wellness Program as complementary therapy to ABA programming still adhering to those base principals. Yoga is growing in popularity in the U.S. as a complementary practice to ABA therapy for children with special needs and autism.
Unless otherwise requested by caregivers all of our client’s early childhood to adolescents will have wellness and fitness programs embedded in their curriculum such as yoga and or meditation practices. 

This strategy may be new to some caregivers; you may find the below listed benefits of these practices helpful in understanding how this will enhance the skill acquisition through these practices.

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Promotes healthy peer and family group interactions and building friendships

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Increase vocabulary, fluency of use of language such as full sentences etc.

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Increase focus on receptive language ability

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Manage stress through breathing, awareness, meditation and healthy movement

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Build concentration and teach how to shift focus when required

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Increase their confidence

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Increase joint attention skills

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Body part identification

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Self-regulation

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Reduction of self -stimulatory behavior

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Group instruction tolerance and follow through

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Increase of sight and other reading skills as we approach the programs from all educational angles

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Group instructions generalize well to school based PE programs

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Increase of instructional control to generalize into home and other community settings

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Strengthening and energizing as yoga goes beyond stretching as it builds strengths and tones

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Have an alternative to tuning out through constant attachment to electronic devices

If you do not see services outlined above, do not hesitate to contact us with questions and suggestions.