HEALTH SERVICES

Developmental interventions, or “health services,” are provided to families who have a child or children that have a developmental delay. Medical treatment is recommended according to individual need and should not differ from common approaches to providing medical care. To get special therapy related services, the state will use an Individualized Education Program (IEP). These services will mainly occur in school but can also take place in the home or community.

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Possible Services

There are generally three types of therapies provided to children who qualify through the school system:  occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy.

  • Occupational Therapy – Services to assist children with learning skills needed for play and daily living; designing and providing assistive devices.

  • Physical Therapy – Services to identify and help prevent or reduce movement difficulties.

  • Speech/Language Pathology – Identification, referral and provision of services to assist children with understanding and responding to communication.

Source: New Jersey Early Intervention System

Boca OT/Occupational Therapy: Marie Birchansky,OTR/L  provides evaluation and treatment of children. She specializes in sensory processing, fine motor coordination, reflex integration, motor planning, visual motor integration challenges and integrated listening systems with treatment. Her practice is devoted to helping children to reach their maximum potential. Home visits, telehealth and free phone consultations available.

Dedicated Pediatric Therapy offers home-based occupational & speech therapy services for children ages 0-21years in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties.  Therapy sessions are available to take place during school hours, at aftercare, in the home, or via teletherapy- whichever is more convenient for the child and their family

Dr. Judith Aronson-Ramos is a Board Certified Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician. Her medical practice is devoted exclusively to the evaluation and treatment of pediatric patients (birth – 18 years) with challenges in learning, behavior, development and social-emotional functioning. She is located in Coconut Creek, Florida.

Alpert Jewish Family Services offers psychological testing, counseling and psychiatric services in North Palm Beach County.

Behavioral Intervention for Autism offers ABA, speech and occupational therapy in Palm Beach and Broward Counties.

Beyond Book Smart offers executive function and ADHD coaching for students K through college.

Include Me Too is a place where everyone is treated and respected equally. The purpose of “Include me too” is for each person to experience recreational time like others without disabilities. Complete freedom to let go and be yourself while learning, having fun and being with others.

Joe DiMaggio Children’s HospitalDivision of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics located in Hollywood, Florida provides comprehensive services for children experiencing developmental or behavior problems.

Kiso Swim School – It is KISO Swim School’s mission to provide water safety and swimming education while promoting a healthy lifestyle, via positive constructive coaching, as well as instilling strong core values imperative to growth and development in the sport of swimming and in life.  They offer a wide range of swim programs for all ages and abilities.

My Favorite Therapists offers diagnosis, treatment options, and a support staff to meet your child’s needs when faced with childhood developmental delays. Specialize in early identificationand treatment of delays and disorders for children ages 1-18.

Neurofeedback & Brain Performance Center uses the latest in applied neuroscience and technology to offer custom, alternative solutions for children and adults of all ages

PediPec – PPEC is a non-residential facility available for up to 12 hours a day for children who require skilled nursing intervention. It offers all therapies, door to door transportation.

Dr. Roberto F Tuchman, Chief, Department of Neurology, Director of Autism Program and Neurodevelopment Program at Nicklaus Children’s Dan Marino Outpatient Center in Weston, FL. Click here to visit his website.

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services provides psychological testing, counseling and psychiatric services in South Palm Beach County.

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