About Developmental Therapy Teaching

Developmental Therapy in Brief

Developmental Therapy in Brief DTT provides a developmentally based educational approach for teachers, administrators, mental health professionals, and parents seeking to improve educational outcomes for special and general education students.

DTT is a guide to teaching social, emotional, and behavioral competencies from early childhood through high school ~ Doing, Saying, Relating, Thinking.

DTT benefits students with severe social, emotional, or behavioral disabilities and those with autism, Asperger syndrome or other sensory-integrative disabilities that affect behavior, learning, and social interactions.

DTT results in evidence-based annual yearly progress for students.

DTT is a sequentially structured guide for teaching troubled children and teens to be increasingly responsible individuals.

DTT goal is increased social, emotional, and behavioral competencies needed for learning.

DTT has four content areas regarded as essential for greater competence at school and at home: Behavior, Communication, Socialization, and Cognition.

DTT can be used in conjunction with other academic and social skills curricula to enhance academic achievement, social-emotional development, and responsible behavior.

DTT developmental stages define sequentially ordered instructional practices and content for use with preschoolers, school-age children, and teenagers, with or without disabilities.