Handwriting Without Tears ®
HWT focuses on pre-printing, printing, and cursive skills using fun entertaining, and educationally sound instructional methods. The letters easily transition from printing to cursive using a simple and straightforward method. HWT uses simple, clean, vertical style of printing and cursive that is easy for everyone to learn. This class meets for 6 sessions and a child is able to start the classes at any time. Please contact Jenni to set up a screen to determine which class best suits your child. Tender Touch offers pre-printing, printing, pre-cursive and cursive classes. Times vary, contact us for the schedule.
Rockstar Kidz, Yoga & Fitness Class (Available Now!)
Yoga helps to improve flexibility and range of motion, body awareness, focus, concentration, memory, immune system, balance and posture. This class utilizes a variety of poses and routines that challenge each body system while maintaining attention and focus for balance. No previous yoga experience is required. Participants should be able to follow simple verbal instructions and demonstrations to complete routines and poses. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if possible. There will be a few extra mats that can be borrowed for the day, if needed. Please call to register or print out and complete the form below. Children 3 years old and up are welcome to join. You do NOT have to be a current/previous patient. The cost is $65 for a 5 session punch card & $100 for a 10 session punch card. The class is offered Thursdays from 4:30-5:15pm. Tuesdays 10-11am Starting 6/13/2017.
Summer Strength & Conditioning Camp is designed to establish a path to a lifetime of fitness through a variety of guided exercises. Kids will be taken through activities that involve basic movements—such as pushing, pulling, running, jumping, squatting, throwing, lifting—that are taught safely and effectively by trained physical therapists focused on the quality of each exercise. These are some of the same functional movements that are developed for adult group sessions, only the workout and the intensity is scaled methodically according to their individual physical and mental capacity.
When: June 13th—August 29th, reoccurring Tuesdays at 11 am
Where: Tender Touch Therapy Bootcamp Garage
Who: Pre-teens, boys and girls (ages 10-15)
Cost: 5 classes for $65 or 10 classes for $100
Please contact Kerry to determine eligibility (appropriate level of fitness and function for group)
Higher Level Social Application Group
This engaging social skills group facilitates the awareness and independent use of strategies to develop socially appropriate behaviors. Select children approx. 6-10 years will learn how to apply previously learned skills in therapy in a group setting with same aged peers . Children will engage in structured role playing to address the following social skills: social greetings, topic maintenance, topic perseveration, eye contact, making new friends, maintaining friendships, learning how to understand communicative partner’s point of view, limiting interruptive behaviors, understanding complex higher level emotions, learning positive and effective emotional regulation strategies, and more. Many times, the skills learned in therapy are difficult to apply in real time due to limited amount of child to child interaction. This group allows your child to put learned skills to the test and offers real time opportunities for social problem solving and new friendships
Select higher level pragmatic children approx. ages 6 to 10 years
Taught by two licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
6 sessions ( 1 session, every other week) starting Tuesday, June 13th
Time: Tuesdays 12:30-1:15pm at Tender Touch Therapy (every other week)
$125.00 for six 45 minutes sessions
Climbing to New Heights is a group that focuses on practicing and achieving playground skills in a recreational environment. Licensed Physical and Occupational Therapists will work with the group to Improve balance, strength, endurance, motor planning, body awareness and coordination in order to develop age appropriate gross motor skills to access playground equipment in addition to improvements in social and play interactions.
When: Class will meet from June 16th through September 1st on Fridays at 10:15 am
Where: Kenosha Dream Playground
Who: Children ages 4-10
Cost: $100 for a 10 session punch card. If there are 3 or greater dates cancelled due to inclement weather (as determined by TTT) we will refund $10 for each day cancelled. Refunds will not be provided for families that take vacation time and miss on their own accord. Parents/guardians must attend each session with their child.