METROPOLITAN SPEECH, SENSORY & ABA CENTERS
Enhancing quality of life…with therapy for children and adults
We provide the highest quality speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and psychological services for individuals from infancy through adulthood. Our team of certified therapists assists clients in areas of speech, handwriting, central nervous system alignment (sensory integration therapy), feeding, fine and gross motor coordination, and social skills. Our professionals also provide tutoring services and ABA therapy services to children who are on the autism spectrum.
All of the services are available at our Center and on a contractual basis through a variety of schools and home healthcare agencies.
Now in 8 locations with more to come!
In addition to online therapy, Metropolitan Speech, Sensory & ABA Centers have locations in Canton/Plymouth, Dearborn Heights, Saline, Southfield, South Lyon, Sterling Heights, Rochester, and Wyandotte!
Learn more about us!
Preschool Speech and Sensory Group
Class meets two times per week for three hours. One hour each of sensory integration, social skills, speech/language. These classes are led by therapists.
Handwriting without Tears®
Handwriting Without Tears makes legible and fluent handwriting an easy skill for all students. The curriculum uses multi-sensory techniques and consistent habits for letter formation to teach handwriting to all students from Pre-K onward. In addition, HWT provides instructional techniques and activities to help improve a child's self-confidence, pencil grip, body awareness, posture and so much more!
Social Skills - Support Groups and Classes
Friendship Groups, Parent Support Groups, and Pre-School Speech and Sensory Groups.
Technology-based training program which improves attention and focus;control of aggression and impulsivity; reading; language processing; and coordination. One on one sessions meet three times per week for five weeks. If you are looking for an alternative approach to assist your child who has ADHD qualities, impulsiveness or excessive rate of speech, please consider Interactive Metronome.
Brain Gym® Groups
Therapeutic activities to "wake up the brain" by moving the body to integrate the left and right brain functions for a task. For those with learning disabilities, focusing, visual skills, and crossing mid-line difficulties. See also BrainGym.org.
Computer-based training that helps students of all ages and learning abilities rapidly improve language, reading, and learning skills. A child can gain 1-3 years in language and reading skills in just two months.
More about Fast ForWord from Scientific Learning.
Social Skills - Support Groups
Offered by our Speech and Sensory Staff
These group sessions will focus on:
1 Awareness of others, feelings, turn-taking, social understandings, and sharing interests.
2 Qualities and responsibilities of making and keeping friends.
3 Problem solving.
All of these skills will be practiced through role-playing and fun activities. Groups will be led either by a Psychologist, Speech-Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist.
Unique to the Saline Location
Our NEW location will be at 7025 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Many in the area will remember it as the My Urban Toddler award winning play space! We are so excited to re-open the play space to the public AND make all of our Therapy services available to the Saline/Ann Arbor and surrounding areas.
The Saline location will have:
• Speech Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Physical Therapy
• ABA Therapy
• Massage Therapy for children and/or their parents
• Yoga Studio for parents whose children have a disability
• Open Play Space for all children
• Birthday Party and Special Event Rental Opportunities for all children
• After School Tutoring
• Preschool Enrichment Program
• Music Classes, and more!