Therapy At The Zone Groups, Camps & Events


Back To School Readiness Groups

August 10-August 21st, 2020

Multiple days and times to be determined

Children will be grouped by age and placed in designated groups. If you are interested, please contact us for more information and to let us know your child’s availability. You may register for any number or combination of groups.

The group sessions will target:

  • Age level language development including phonemic awareness, sounding out words and early reading skills
  • Following multi-step directions, age level task completion
  • Self-regulation strategies to promote calm bodies and minds for optimal classroom attention
  • Fine motor skill development – cutting, pencil grip, hand strength
  • Handwriting – age level tasks of letter formation, words, sentences
  • Gross motor skills – coordination, balance, and postural strengthening
  • Social pragmatic skills – flexible thinking and understanding other’s reactions to various social situations

Contact Melissa Zilich, OTR 713-419-0254 or mazot@comcast.net.
Please download and complete the Summer group registration form.


Social Motor Group At The Zone

June 1-July 29th, 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00-2:00

(additional times may be added based on demand)

This group is for school age children with an emphasis on age appropriate skills needed for improved peer interactions and classroom success. This group will be offered 2 times per week and you may register your child for any number of days.

The group sessions will target:

  • Social pragmatic skills/ social attention using Social Thinking curriculum
  • Language development – expressive and receptive
  • Self-regulation strategies – impulse control and emotional regulation; attention to task; learning to be a flexible thinker
  • Social mapping – learn strategies to empower kids and parents to work through various social challenges
  • Take home ideas to promote generalization of learning across environments
  • Peer interactions – entering a group; following group rules; increasing social flexibility; problem solving

Contact Melissa Zilich, OTR 713-419-0254 or mazot@comcast.net.
Please download and complete the Summer group registration form.

Kindergarten Readiness Group

June 1-July 29th, 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 or 12:00-1:00

This group is for children entering kindergarten with an emphasis on foundational skills needed for classroom success. This group will be offered twice a week at two different times; you may register your child for any number of days.

The group sessions will target:

  • Language development including phonemic awareness, sounding out words and early reading skills
  • Following multi-step directions, age level task completion
  • Self-regulation strategies; impulse control; staying with the group
  • Fine motor skill development – cutting, pencil grip, hand strength
  • Handwriting – number and letter formation; beginning words
  • Gross motor skills – coordination, balance, and core strengthening needed for optimal postural strength
  • Social pragmatic skills/ social attention

Contact Melissa Zilich, OTR 713-419-0254 or mazot@comcast.net.
Please download and complete the Summer group registration form.


Preschool Social Motor Group

June 1-July 29th, 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00-10:00

This group is for preschool age children (3’s and 4’s) with an emphasis on foundational skills needed for improved peer interactions and classroom success. This group is offered two times per week; you may register your child for any number of days.

The group sessions will target:

  • Language development – expressive and receptive; phonemic awareness; pre-reading development; peer interaction/play
  • Following multi-step directions; staying on task, early sequencing
  • Fine motor development – pre-writing skills, hand strengthening and cutting skills and motor planning
  • Recognizing social cues and following expected behaviors
  • Self-regulation strategies – sensory processing, staying with a group plan, and impulse control
  • Social attention

Contact Melissa Zilich, OTR 713-419-0254 or mazot@comcast.net.
Please download and complete the Summer group registration form.


Handwriting Camp

Take the stress out of handwriting with our fun multi-sensory group class for children! This group is designed to improve pencil grip, letter formation, letter size, spacing, line usage, legibility, letter memory and sequencing, fine motor strength and coordination, as well as story formation. Format consists of 6-8 kids with two teachers; one Occupational Therapist and an Assistant. We use various handwriting curriculums to meet the needs of your student.

Weekly Sessions are Monday-Friday (2-hour sessions):

  • June 1-5, June 8-12, June 15-19 at 9:00-11:00am
  • July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, 9:00am-11:00am
  • July 27-31, August 3-7, August 10-14 9:00am-11:00am/1:00-3:00pm

Session Pricing: $300 per week
Contact Monique Manning, OTR at 713-503-4953 for scheduling.
Download the Handwriting Camp form here.


Fun Eating For Kids

June 1-July 29th, 2020

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11:00-12:00

This group is for children with an emphasis on sensory and oral motor goals as it relates to eating. Please note that this is a lunch group, so please send the kids hungry. We will be providing all food. You can let us know when you sign up if your child has any food sensitivities or allergies. It is offered 3 times per week and you may register for any number of days.

The group sessions will target:

  • Expanding food preferences at home and at school
  • Facilitating opportunities for eating lunch at home and school in expected time frames
  • Sensory, oral motor, and behavioral techniques to address underlying factors contributing to picky eating
  • Opportunities for children to participate in food preparation

Contact Melissa Zilich, OTR 713-419-0254 or mazot@comcast.net.
Please download and complete the Summer group registration form.


If you need extended day options the Zones Sports Camp, Ravlin, and Houston Sword Sports offer kids entering kindergarten-5th grade until 3pm. They have half day options or pay by the day.

Contact them at 281-816-3626 or www.zonesports.com, www.houstonswords.com/camps or www.facebook.com/RavlinMartialArts.