The Lighthouse Project is an Occupational Therapy provider. We specialize in clients with sensory integration dysfunction (SID) and processing delays, non-verbal learning disorders (NVLD), Asperger's (AS), high-functioning autism (HF), attention deficits (ADHD and ADD), and developmental delays with motor coordination challenges.

Contact

Phone: 408.445.2118
  

Our Services

The extensive training and rich experience of the staff at The Lighthouse Project has prepared us to offer a range of services. If you don't see what you are looking for below, please don't hesitate to contact us to explore new possibilities.

Consultation

Help parents to better understand the IEP process or 504 options at schools. Teacher and parent training: a small group of parents or teachers (3-8) that need strategies to help their children on the spectrum have a happy and content life.

  • Self regulation
  • Sensory integration
  • Focus and attention
  • Problem solving
  • Socialization

School Observation

children with challenges are observed by our therapists to provide strategies and tools to the teachers at schools.

Handwriting

This program addresses sensory processing skills by building foundational skills for handwriting that includes shoulder and arm strength, upper extremity endurance, hand skills, visual memory and attention as well as letter formation and pencil use. Using the highly successful "Handwriting Without Tears" Program, children move from hating handwriting to new levels of confidence and competence. A multi-sensory based handwriting program is designed to develop age appropriate fine motor skills and improve handwriting skills. This program will address the foundation skills for handwriting using "Handwriting Without Tears" program. We make it easy to teach the foundation skills students need to succeed with today's classroom work and online testing.

Keyboarding Without Tears

Easy to teach the foundation skills students need to succeed with today's classroom work and online testing. Our hands-on, developmental approach to Pre-K has provided hundreds of thousands of students the foundations needed for academic success. Our K–5 handwriting curriculum makes it easy for teachers to teach, and fun for students to learn.

  • Builds touch typing fluency and speed
  • Includes general computer readiness and digital citizenship skills, too!
  • Web-based, compatible with PC / Mac computers

The Listening Program: special home program

The Listening program involves specialized exposure to music and sound for auditory training.
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Evaluations

Lighthouse Project provides comprehensive evaluation tests to assess a child's abilities and challenges, and write up a report and recommendations for home and school.
Evaluation: The assessment may include in depth evaluation using various standardized tests such as Visual Perceptual tests, Visual Integration, Gross motor, Fine motor, and Sensory processing Evaluations. This also includes comprehensive reports and interpretation of the tests results using medical terminology and or IEP (school) related language.
Comprehensive Handwriting evaluation and report is also available to assess the child's challenges and areas that needs improvements.

About Us

Lighthouse Project was founded in 1998 by Rondalyn Varney Whitney, the author of two well-known books dealing with Non-verbal Learning Disability (NVLD). Since January 2005, Lighthouse Project has been under the management and the ownership of Kohar Enemark.

Lighthouse Project clinic's, social and sensory center and highly acclaimed social summer camps closed its doors on August 15th 2016 to focus on school base interventions, consultative services and evaluations in gross and fine motor, sensory integration and handwriting.

Lighthouse Project has been providing school based services to various Bay Area school districts since 1997. Our staff are extremely knowledgeable about school related programs and experts in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).

We provide direct occupational therapy services for public and private school for all ages. Other services include consultation to parents, school and professionals that are working with your child. We believe in the importance of accepting the children for their strengths, and supporting them in using those strengths to address their frustrations and challenges. The therapists employed by Lighthouse Project are dedicated, licensed occupational therapists that are ready to serve you and your child.

Careers

Seeking Occupational Therapists! New graduates are most welcomed. Supervision and training is provided.

The Lighthouse Project Team is looking for dynamic, energetic, full time or part time Pediatric Occupational Therapists, to work in Bay area within local schools.

  • Great work hours
  • 7 weeks off with pay during the year
  • Great salary with 401K Options
  • Mentoring, training, and supervision is provided at all times
  • Temporary license OK

If you are interested in joining our great staff, please call us and email your resume!

Resources

Below are some Lighthouse Project recommended resources.

Lighthouse Project Recommended Reviews

Therapy Related Publishers

  • Tin Man Press | publisher of thinking skills materials for the elementary grades.
  • Free Spirit Publishing | publisher of learning tools that support young people's social emotional health and their educational needs

Online resources

  • Carol Kranowitz | Noted author of "The Out-of-Sync Child," has a very informative website, focusing on sensory integration issues in children. Carol has done more for the promotion of sensory integration than perhaps any other author, writing with wit and clarity and concise information to support individuals and their families who deal with sensory issues.
  • Learning Disabilities Online | This site is an excellent resource for parents, educators, and therapists. Their listing of accommodations is extensive and well-organized. They offer sound information on countless disorders. They provide resources and references and definitions and more -a real 'go to' resource.
  • NLDline | A very informative site that focuses exclusively on NLD. The site provides resources, links to other sites, question-answer section and a great kid's corner and was the first site on the web providing information regarding NLD.