School Based Therapy, Childhood Development


Ascend strives to provide the highest quality Speech and Occupational Therapy services to all our educational partners across California. Our extensive experience and expertise, personalized service, competitive reimbursement rates and prompt support have given us an edge over other NPAs and companies.

  • Ascend is CDE approved NPA
  • We are located in the Bay Area and proud to serve schools throughout California
  • Our team of therapists are licensed and CA board approved
  • Coverage provided for maternity leave, medical leave, short and long term needs, ESY, and traditional school year services
  • Ascend provides assessment kits, therapy materials, laptops and supplies for our therapists to have a successful school year
  • Our occupational therapists in California are highly trained with caseload management, writing IEP goals, screenings, assessments and comprehensive evaluation techniques
  • Ascend therapists are supported by highly experienced licensed supervisors and Clinical Directors
  • Our Clinical Directors and Supervisors regularly meet with therapists on site to provide additional support as needed
  • Ascend provides quarterly professional development in-services and trainings for therapists, including CEUs

We welcome the chance to connect you with our school based speech therapists and share more about their experience and expertise. Contact us today to request services, or call us at: (510) 441-8240 Ext. 3

Grad Student Opportunities Externship

Ascend’s comprehensive team of therapy specialists are willing and eager to share their expertise and can provide excellent opportunities for graduate students to expand their clinical and academic training to professional settings outside the university. Students are paired with our experienced, licensed and certified speech-language pathologists or occupational therapists for top-notch mentoring and supervision.

Contact for further information on how to arrange your externship experience.