Welcome to Our Practice

At Simoneon Pediatric Development Center, we are highly experienced, licensed pediatric occupational therapists. Services we provide include Sensory Integration, Auditory Integration Training, Samonas Listening Program, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Anat Baniel Method (Feldenkrais), Greenspan Floor Time, Masgutova Method, Wilbarger Protocol, Handwriting Without Tears.  

We serve infants through adults (mildly to moderately affected) with challenges in learning, attention, organization, coordination, independence skills, auditory processing, language development, social skills.  

Typical diagnoses served are Sensory Integration Disorder, Auditory Processing Disorder, Motor Coordination Delays (or Dyspraxia), Developmental Delay (for infants), mild autism, high functioning Aspergers and/or the combination of two or more of the above.

Occupational Therapy is the cornerstone of Simoneon Pediatric Development Center's services.

Mary E. Scholer, OTR/L, Executive Director directs the highly regarded Simoneon Pediatric Development Center, for children needing Occupational Therapy and other services to treat delays in development, learning, coordination dysfunction and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD's).

Occupational Therapy is described by Mary as:

Being about helping individuals (relative to their age and choices) reach their potential and achieve maximum independent functional ability in their daily occupations of self-care, work and leisure activities. For a child, these daily occupations are involved with self-care, being a student and being an effective player in life - mentally, socially, emotionally and physically.

Facts About Simoneon:

  • Mary E. Scholer, OTR/L, Executive Director took her initial courses in Sensory Integration from Jean Ayres herself, the mastermind behind the diagnosis and treatment children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). SPD is also known as Sensory Integration Dysfunction-SID or Dysfunction of Sensory Integration-DSI.
  • Simoneon has been in existence since 1975 and became a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization in 1981.
  • The Simoneon Center provides services from the heart to both the children and their families.
  • After so many years serving in Silicon Valley area of Northern California, we know that hundreds of children and their families are leading better lives because of the mission of Simoneon Center!

    Are you an experienced pediatric occupational therapist who would like to join our team?
    We are located in a fully equipped, beautiful facility. Work is clinic based.
    After school and early evening hours only. You choose your days and workload.