Innovators In Education Resource Guide

CCL Innovators in Education Conference

Alliance Pediatrics
Alliance Pediatrics provides support to children and adolescents in their daily experiences.  Licensed psychologists and licensed behavior analysts collaborate with children, teens, parents and educators to assess areas of needs and strengths.  Results-oriented interventions are individually created based on the clients’ unique needs. Services include: staff & caregiver training, therapy, assessment, school consultations, etc.

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Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
Out-of-Sync Child, Inc.
Author of The Out-of-Sync Child, The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up, and other publications in the “Sync” series. Available for workshops about Sensory Processing Disorder, for parents, teachers, and professionals.

Center For Communication & Learning, LLC
CCL is an established speech – language private practice located in Rockville, Maryland. We offer a wide range of services that will enable your child to reach his/her full potential and become successful communicators at home, in school and in the community. We pride ourselves on providing high quality individualized differential diagnoses and therapies, using the latest evaluation tools and therapy programs. We have developed unique programs focusing on helping children understand the “why” behind the social skills.

Fitness For Health
Combining high-tech, state-of-the-art equipment with innovative approaches to exercise, Fitness for Health helps people of all ages and abilities enjoy the benefits of physical activity while having fun at the same time through therapeutic exercise, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Our goals are that our clients are engaged, inspired, and having fun while working to improve their motor capabilities and, in turn, improving their self-confidence and self-esteem.

Fusion Academy Rockville
Fusion Academy is an accredited private school, grades 6-12, that provides personalized one-teacher-to-one-student education. We know every student’s path is different and offer full-time, class for credit, and tutoring/mentoring options—as well as transition/homeschool support. With customized schedules, homework completed onsite, and a robust creative arts and wellness program, it’s our mission to help every kid flourish–emotionally, socially, and academically!

Growing Minds Center for Child and Family Therapy
Growing Minds offers expertise in social-emotional development; specializing in early childhood through adolescence as well as parents as individuals and couples. We integrate evidence-based, playful and expressive therapy approaches that focus on the whole-person through individual, family, and group therapy, along with collaboration with schools, specialists, and community resources.

McLean School
McLean School, we understand students first for what they can do, not for what they can’t do. This abilities-driven approach enables bright students, including those with dyslexia, anxiety, ADHD, or organizational challenges to be successful in and out of the classroom. For over 65 years, we have helped students realize their full potential with a comprehensive college-preparatory curriculum that is traditional without being rigid, challenging without being intimidating, and designed with the real world in mind. At McLean, we believe in our students.

MOCO Movement Center
MOCO Movement Center is a fully inclusive pediatric therapy practice and athletic movement center. We offer movement classes for children of all ages and abilities and provide therapy services.
MOCO’s proprietary method, Applied Functional Therapy, takes evidence-based pediatric therapy out of the clinic and integrates it into real life activities to help your child achieve better functional outcomes.

Mountain Valley Treatment Center
Mountain Valley Treatment Center is a unique, non-profit, short-term residential program for adolescents struggling with anxiety, OCD, and related disorders. We serve individuals between the ages of thirteen and twenty and provide intensive evidence based treatment in a safe, structured and collaborative therapeutic milieu. Because of our specialization, unique environment, and comprehensive approach to care, many individuals and their families find the help and the hope they need to live richer, fuller lives.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Psychological Treatments for Youth with Severe Irritability
Children who enroll in our studies have irritability that significantly impacts their functioning at home, in school, and with other children. These studies seek to find out whether certain research treatments can be effective for children who are very irritable. Eligible children may be offered a diagnostic assessment, a new approach to cognitive behavioral therapy, or non-treatment research options. Parent and child must agree to child’s participation. Child can remain on current medications.
To find out if you qualify, email NIMH or call 1-301-496-8381 [TTY: 1-866-411-1010].
Protocol Number: 02-M-0021


Partnership for Extraordinary Minds
Partnership for Extraordinary Minds (xMinds) is a parent-run, Montgomery County, Maryland based non-profit focused solely on improving the educational experiences and outcomes of students on the autism spectrum. xMinds calls itself a “partnership” because educational success for extraordinary students is only achievable by “partnering” with many people: families, educators, school administrators, professional service-providers, self-advocates, and students themselves.


Shining Kids Yoga
Shining Kids Yoga is a leading provider of children’s yoga classes and workshops in the Md /DC area. Shining Kids Yoga also offers private sessions for children and families. Classes and private sessions focus on learning tools to increase emotional self-regulation, gain strength & flexibility, and decrease stress in a fun and supportive environment.

Skill Builders, LLC
Skill Builders is a speech, language, occupational therapy and tutoring private practice serving primarily pediatric populations in Cary, NC, Annandale, McLean, and Alexandria, VA. Specialties include feeding, auditory processing disorders, sensory processing disorders, apraxia, autism spectrum disorders, fine motor deficits, language impairment, and speech disorders.
703 -941- 7757

The Auburn School
The mission of the Auburn School is to grow the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges. The Auburn School offers a dynamic educational program for intellectually curious students with challenges in the areas of communication, socialization, pragmatic language and executive functioning.
301- 588-8048

The Chesapeake Center for ADHD, Learning and Behavioral Health
The Chesapeake Center has dedicated 35+ years to treating those with ADHD, Learning Differences and their many co-existing conditions. Our multi-disciplinary team offers assessment, medication management, and individualized care across the lifespan. The Chesapeake treatment approach is very positive, solution-focused and strength-based with a focus on daily life management.
301- 562-8448

The Dorm
Since 2010, our mission has been to guide young adults towards independence through our full-service treatment community with locations in both New York City and Washington, D.C. We offer comprehensive day and evening services, partial residential treatment and individualized life skills training.

The Heller Psychology Group, LLC
The Heller Psychology Group is a small private practice. Carey Heller, Psy.D. specializes in the evaluation/treatment of ADHD/executive functioning issues. He often blends traditional psychotherapy with executive function coaching, helping individuals with time management, organizational, and related study skills. Hope Heller, LCSW-C works with adults and specializes in chronic illnesses.

The Nora School
The Nora School is a small, college preparatory high school serving bright teens who’ve become frustrated in school. In small discussion based classes, students experience both a learning community and individual attention. Learning accommodations, sports, activities and dances, and a robust mindfulness curriculum round out our program.

The Ross Center
The Ross Center is an outpatient mental health practice with offices in DC, Manhattan, and Northern Virginia. For over 25 years we have been combining state-of-the-art, evidence-based clinical treatment with medication management and exceptional personal service to those who suffer from anxiety, depression, and other disorders such as ADHD.

The Stixrud Group,LLC
The Stixrud Group is a lifespan neuropsychological assessment practice. We provide comprehensive evaluations for clients ranging from preschool children to older adults. Our goal is to use our professional knowledge and skills to help people be more successful in school, in their careers, and in their relationships.

With Understanding Comes Calm and 2 Days of 2e Virtual Conference.
Julie Skolnick, M.A., J.D. is the Founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC, a service through which she guides parents, trains teachers, collaborates with clinicians and mentors 2e adults. Julie also produces the global virtual conference, 2 Days of 2e featuring thought leaders in the twice exceptional field. Julie’s free monthly Newsletter, “Gifted & Distractible” enjoys world-wide distribution. and

Washington Behavioral Medicine Associates, LLC
We provide highly personalized care for children, teens, young adults, adults and seniors. Our team offers specialized diagnoses and treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), alcohol and substance abuse disorders (including suboxone), and psychiatric management of genetic disorders. We also provide second opinion consultation and expert witness evaluations and testimony.

Washington Parent
Washington Parent has been serving parents in the Washington Metropolitan Area since 1983, providing family enrichment through education and support . . . in print, online, and at selected events.We have been recognized in the community as the most trusted parenting resource in Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia.