Kutamani is dedicated to empowering children, youth, young adults & their families with tools & techniques to help them succeed.LEARN MORE
The Special Instructor designs the learning environments and activities that help to promote the acquisition of skills by your infant or toddler, including skills for language, communication, cognitive processes and social engagement.
Individualized ABA services offered by KDS will include intensive one-to-one therapeutic interventions and support. On-to-one therapeutic interventions are designed to increase skill development and coping strategies within the individual’s natural environment. When appropriate, a small group format will be utilized to address the child, youth, or young adult's individual treatment needs with the goal of stabilizing, maintaining and/or maximizing functioning within the home, school or community setting.
One-to-one parent/guardian(s) training will consist of the basic principles and techniques of applied behavioral analysis (ABA). Each uniquely designed intervention will be specific to the individual needs of the child to increase independence, daily living skills, and functional communication. As an integral part of ABA therapy, certified employees of KDS including the BCBA and BHT-ABA will be available to coach families through their concerns with behavior, consistency, and compliance with following directions. Therapeutic interventions will provide appropriate consequences for skill building and help parents to become a contributing part of the child's therapy team.
A nutritionist/dietician conducts individual assessments for nutritional history, dietary intake and concerns associated with feeding. A nutritionist/dietician will monitor appropriate plans to address the nutritional needs of your child and make referrals to appropriate community resources to carry out nutrition goals.
The Speech and Language Pathologist is responsible for the implementation of home and community based early intervention services for children ages birth to three years old in the Philadelphia County region.
Home and community-based services offered by Kutamani may include services in settings where your child spends most of their time and where services and supports are most needed.
Kutamani Developmental Services, LLC (KDS) is a world-class organization for children, youth and young adults with early childhood diagnosis, developmental delays, along the spectrum and with other neurological disorders. At KDS, we provide customized therapeutic services in the home and community setting tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual receiving service.
Offering Early Intervention,
Afterschool, and Social Skills Groups in a warm, nurturing environment
Skill acquisition is incorporated into a child’s natural routine with flexible scheduling options
Intimidated by insurance? The Kutamani team can help.
One of the greatest values in the application of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) can be found in how reinforcements are set in place to promote and reward positive behaviors so that they become more frequent and, to discourage undesirable behaviors.Read More
The changing of the seasons can be a fun and exciting time for children and their families. There are holidays, breaks from school, and new weather to enjoy or avoid. Milestones, memories, and special events are all things to look forward to – but they can also be stressful and cause challenges for children with autism.Read More
Parents and caregivers should be aware of some of the earliest signs of autism. Verbal regression, absent pretend play or the inability to follow hand direction are redflags that require a deeper look.See More