STEPS for Kids
Sensory Therapies, Education and Play Skills

About STEPS for Kids

STEPS for Kids, Inc provides Occupational Therapy and related services to address the needs of children and their families affected by Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and other developmental conditions. Conditions treated include but are not limited to:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Specific learning disorders
  • Hypotonia or muscle weakness
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder; Dyspraxia
  • Generalized gross and/or fine motor delays
  • Giftedness and SPD
  • Behavioral and other developmental conditions

Services are individualized, family centered and outcome based. We strive to focus on a child's strengths as well as areas of need and to help effect change in the areas identified by parents to be the greatest concerns.

Our staff is highly trained in treatment protocols, interventions and developmental issues specific to children and family dynamics. We recognize that children and their families need and deserve professionals who are not only experts in their field but also specialize in the unique needs of children.

STEPS for Kids, Inc. was founded by Debra Johnson, MS, OTR/L. Debra has over 20 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist and is certified in Therapeutic Listening™, Interactive Metronome™, Handwriting Without Tears™, SIPT Administration (Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests), and specializes in neurological and pediatric rehabilitation. She has extensive experience working with children with SPD, providing educational programs to parents and professionals and working collaboratively with other service providers. Debra is passionate about providing quality services for children and their families. STEPS for Kids embodies her vision by being:

  • Dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families through therapeutic intervention
  • Committed to advocacy and awareness through education of families and the community
  • Focused on child wellness and development through the use of purpose play

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