Summer Programming

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ChAMP
Children Achieving Milestones Program
Ages 6-10 Years Old

ChAMPs at Ability KC provides expert services to children with a wide range of diagnoses, conditions and disabilities. Children will participate in group and individual therapies to increase their abilities, develop new skills while sharpening others, and address individualized and family goals. Summer programming provides intensive, goal-driven therapies including physical, occupational, speech, and music therapy during the summer months. In addition to the goals and skills participants will work towards, they will gain invaluable social experiences participating in fun and unique group activities with their peers.

  • Expressive Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Self-Care Skills
  • Sensory Input
  • Social Skills
  • Strengthening

Sessions held July 11 – Aug 5 from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Beyond Transitions
Ages 10-19

Ability KC’s Beyond Transitions Program supports transitions from childhood to adolescence or into adulthood by focusing on skills necessary for children to reach their greatest independence throughout their lifetime. We create opportunities for physical, cognitive and social development as well as skills for adapting to situations or activities. The program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach including occupational and speech therapies as well as neuropsychology services.

  • Manage daily routines
  • Meal planning & preparation
  • Develop pre-job skills
  • Practice self-care skills
  • Health & fitness
  • Medication management
  • Household chores & routines
  • Navigate social situations
  • Money management
  • Community mobility

Sessions held July 11 – August 5 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM -4:00 PM. Session will be determined following evaluation. 

Intensive Constraint & Bi-Manual Therapy
Groups for ages 2-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-13

Using constraint and bi-manual training interventions, Ability KC’s pediatric team encourages children with hemiparesis to use their affected arm that has been impacted by a neurological event such as a stroke or brain injury. With the combination of group-based constraint activities and engaging home programs, these evidence-based practices help improve both the quality of movement and the amount of use of the affected arm and hand in activities of daily living. Each group activity is customized to be fun and motivating to support each child in reaching their goals!

  • Focus on hand and arm mobility, self-care, and social skills
  • Themed activities to motivate and encourage
  • Engaging home programs to improve carryover of skills learned during therapy and to facilitate increased use of their arm in activities of daily living.

June 6 – July 1 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

June 6 – July 1 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

July 11 – July 29 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

July 11 – July 29 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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