AC&A is driven by an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional educational and therapy services. Led by Amee B. Cohen OT/L, an experienced occupational therapist with over three decades of expertise, we have garnered the trust and admiration of numerous families and schools throughout Florida since our establishment in February 2007. With a bachelor’s degree from Temple University College of Allied Health and certification from the National Board of Occupational Therapy, Amee’s leadership, passion, and extensive knowledge have propelled us to become a leading provider of pediatric therapy in the US.
In 2010, Christian Katopodis joined our team, infusing his visionary mindset into our organization. With a wealth of expertise in marketing, business, healthcare, finance, advertising, and IT, our Managing Director played a pivotal role in pioneering a new business model that has revolutionized the way we deliver exceptional care. This transformative approach empowered us to significantly expand our services and offer highly personalized solutions through the web.
Recognizing the evolving landscape of healthcare and education, we introduced online consultation and teletherapy services in 2019, providing convenient and secure alternatives in response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, we launched two new websites focused on PK-12 students: KShieldTutoring and TutoringMax. These platforms offer online tutoring and educational therapy services for children from infancy to college preparation.
Driven by a commitment to innovation and effectiveness, we continuously push boundaries, developing a wide range of evidence-based educational programs that complement our therapy specialties. This comprehensive approach ensures holistic support for individuals from infancy to college preparation, addressing their diverse needs throughout their educational journey and lives.
Our team of therapists, online tutors, special educators, and dedicated support staff, including assistants, technicians, and IT specialists, strive tirelessly to enhance our online platforms, ensuring that the same exceptional standard of service is provided virtually as in face-to-face sessions.
At AC&A, our story is shaped by our shared vision of transforming lives and fostering positive change. Together, we are steadfast in our commitment to unlocking the full potential of every individual we serve.
Currently, we serve over 80% of our clients through robust online platforms, consistently delivering encouraging results.
At KShieldTutoring.com and TutoringMax.com, our online tutoring services are designed to cater to students’ academic needs. Our team of highly qualified tutors, educators, and specialists delivers personalized instruction to help students excel in all K-12 subjects.
Whether students require support in math, science, language arts, or any other subject, our tutors possess the expertise and resources to meet their individual learning requirements. Through interactive online sessions, we foster a positive and engaging learning environment that encourages students to build confidence and achieve their academic goals.
We understand the significance of early identification and intervention for learning difficulties and developmental delays. To address this, we offer comprehensive screenings and assessments that identify potential challenges students may face.
Our team of professionals utilizes evidence-based assessment tools and techniques to evaluate students’ academic skills, cognitive abilities, and social-emotional development. These assessments provide valuable insights that guide the development of personalized support programs tailored to address each student’s specific needs.
At AC&A, we take a holistic approach to education, aiming to support students’ overall well-being while addressing academic challenges. The personalized support programs can combine academic intervention with specialized therapy to promote optimal learning outcomes. Our team of therapists and educators collaborates to design individualized plans targeting specific areas of concern such as executive functioning skills, behavior management, and social skills development. These personalized plans aim to address underlying factors and empower students to overcome obstacles, fostering their academic success.
In addition to AC&A’s educational services, we offer specialized evaluations and therapy programs to support people of all ages with unique needs. AC&A’s team of therapists, including speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and behavior analysts, provides targeted interventions to address communication difficulties, sensory processing challenges, and behavioral concerns. These therapy services are tailored to each person’s individual goals and delivered in a supportive and nurturing environment, whether in-person or through teletherapy sessions.
AC&A offers customizable and highly effective therapy programs for individuals of all ages through the website MyTherapyPrograms.com. This online platform allows patients and families to access evidence-based therapy programs that can be easily personalized and done in the comfort of their own homes. With the support of a family member or facilitator, patients can engage in therapy activities tailored to their specific needs and characteristics. The AC&A therapist team provides 24/7 online support to ensure effective management and progress monitoring of the therapy programs.
The SensoryWorkoutProgram (SWP) is an exclusive online training platform powered by AC&A and designed for health and education professionals, caregivers, parents/helpers, SEN staff, social workers, and adoption workers. It offers valuable knowledge and evidence-based techniques in sensory balance. The program provides practical exercises and resources to address sensory needs in various settings, including classrooms and other environments. By participating in the SWP online training, professionals and caregivers gain the tools to support individuals of all ages in developing sensory integration, regulation, and coping skills.
At AC&A Educational and Therapy Services, our mission is to provide exceptional educational support and therapy services that empower people to reach their full potential.