Our Special Instructors (SI) are interventionists who specialize in supporting and understanding the social, emotional and cognitive development of young children. The goal of the interventionist is to increase a young child’s learning opportunities to positively impact his/her growth.
Special instructors address the child’s overall growth and progress, and structure appropriate learning and developmental goals. With a focus on improving play skills, behavioral issues, social interactions, cognitive development, motor skills, and language, they work with the parents and other team members to help support the family in their daily routines in ways that help support positive development and growth.
Step By Step Pediatric Therapy’s Special Instructors are specialized, experienced and certified to work with children with a variety of challenges including children who have behavioral challenges are blind or have visual impairments, and nutritional challenges. All of our special instructors have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, with most having a master’s degree. These professionals have advanced expertise in a specific area and provide support in these areas.
Our Special Instructors also have advanced training in different areas of support for early intervention children. Some of our teachers have certifications to work with children who are blind or visually impaired, are deaf or have hearing impairments, have behavioral challenges. We also have nutrition support thru a registered dietician. These professional are teachers with advanced expertise in a specific area and provide support in these areas.