Treatment Methods

The La Casa School views a child's relationships and interaction with those around them as the primary building blocks for achieving developmental progress. The child's emotional responses are activated through interactions with staff who join the child in his or her interests and activities. Additional developmental objectives are addressed through structured play activities that are based on the principles of both child development and applied behavior analysis. The individual assessment profile of the child determines the combination of treatment options.

Each of our treatment programs are specialized to meet the need of the child and their family. The following treatment methods may be incorporated into a program:
Development, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR)
DIR/Floortime principles are practiced at La Casa School. DIR promotes the child's social and emotional development. This approach emphasizes the establishment of emotional engagement, expression of