Once your child receives a diagnosis, it's imperative that treatment begins as soon as possible.
Together, we can work with both parents and children to learn a variety of techniques to navigate the challenges that are presented.
Understanding cause and effect
Visual discrimination, matching
comparing, sorting, and organizing
Developing an increased attention span
Understanding fact & fiction (or the difference between a truth & a lie)
Toileting and washing
Brushing teeth and brushing hair
Feeding oneself and safely swallowing
Dressing, managing buttons, laces, and zippers
Developing friendships with other children and healthy relationships with adults
Creating a positive personal identity (liking oneself and building confidence, for example)
Participating and engaging in learning
Regulating one’s own behavior and emotions
Developing a working memory, curiosity for the world, and persistence
Gemma has always been passionate about advocating for the needs of children. Her ambitions include providing support to parents and teaching skills to children that allow them to gain greater independence and confidence. Gemma’s mission is to help children discover their inner voice and use it to change the world in their unique way.Upon graduating from high school Gemma entered the field of supporting individuals with disabilities and fell in love with the opportunity to make a difference in their lives. She has since worked in a variety of settings supporting both children and adults.Gemma is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. Gemma completed her bachelor’s degree in health psychology at Brigham Young University Idaho and her master’s degree in psychology: applied behavior analysis at Capella University.Gemma is an avid crafter and enjoys exploring and going on adventures when she is not working.