FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Here are some questions that we are frequently asked.
Step By Step Therapists and teachers have been providing services in Berks County since 2000. 80% of our staff has over 10 years’ experience working with children with special needs. Many of our therapists have specialty experience and certifications including sensory integration, feeding, equipment, behavior, vision, nutrition, kids’ yoga and mindfulness, infant massage and others. But most importantly our Step By Step team is dedicated, compassionate, knowledgeable and holds your child’s and families aspirations as our top priority.
Currently Step By Step provides services:
- Through our Birth to Three Program services are provided in the home or in the community in Berks, Lebanon and Lancaster Counties (Virtually in Chester and Dauphin counties) in Pennsylvania, up until a child turns three years old.
- Through our Move and Groove and other community groups, group sessions are provided in the community, typically at local libraries’ or YMCAs or other community centers.
- Through our limited Cyber School Contracts services are provided in home following a child’s IEP or 504 plan.
- We are not yet providing out-patient services, but hope to provide them in the future.
- Feel free to contact Step By Step to help you navigate the process of getting your evaluation set up.
- Contact your local Early Intervention (infant toddler) program
- IF YOUR CHILD QUALIFIES FOR EARLY INTERVENTION, YOU MAY REQUEST STEP BY STEP TO PROVIDE YOUR CHILD’S SERVICES.
All services for Birth to Three are free and provided in your home or in the community. All Community Groups, which are run by Step By Step therapists and teachers are free or at a very minimal cost. All school and cyber school services are free and part of your child’s education plan.
Common Challenges We Work With
- Autism /Asperger’s Syndrome/ PDD
- Behavior Challenges
- Blindness/Visual Impairments
- Cerebral Palsy
- Coordination Disorders
- Developmental Delay
- Down’s Syndrome
- Expressive/Receptive Language Disorders
- Feeding Difficulties/Picky Eaters
- Feeding Difficulties/transition from G-tube
- Fine Motor Skills Difficulties
- Fragile X
- Genetic Disorders
- Head Injury/TBI
- Language Disorders
- Learning Disorders
- Medically Fragile Infants and toddlers
- Motor incoordination
- Neurological impairments
- Oral motor concerns
- Orthopedic Issues
- Osteogenesis Imperfecta
- Prematurity/high risk infants
- Sensory Processing & Integration
- Toe Walkers
- Visual Processing Disorders