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January 8, 2015

Child and Family Development celebrates 35 years in Charlotte in 2015

Established in 1980, the Child and Family Development mission is to provide comprehensive, integrated and quality service to children, adolescents, young adults and their families. 2015 means 35 years in Charlotte. 

Our multi-disciplinary clinical team has made it happen from way back when to everyday now.  More than 30 therapists offer expertise in many areas: 

Occupational Therapy

  • 8 Masters-level occupational therapists
  • 1 Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) certified OTR/L
  • 5 Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) certified OTs
  • Clinical focuses include: autism, fine motor skills, handwriting, Interactive Metronome, mealtime/ picky eating difficulties, motor development, Saebo, sensory processing and Therapeutic Listening®

Physical Therapy

  • 6 PTs, including 2 PTs with over 20 years of experience and 3 Doctoral-level therapists
  • 2 Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) certified PTs
  • 2 Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute (ATRI) certified PTs 
  • Total Motion Release (TMR) trained PTs
  • Clinical focuses include: balance, coordination, gross motor skills, Interactive Metronome, motor development, strength and torticollis

Speech-Language Therapy 

  • 8 Masters-level speech therapists 
  • 1 Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) certified SLP
  • 1 PROMPT trained SLP
  • 2 Hanen certified SLPs
  • Clinical focuses include: articulation, feeding/ swallowing skills, language development, speech, augmentative communication and social skills 

Educational Assessment & Support

  • 3 Master-level educators/ diagnosticians
  • 1 National Board Certified teacher 
  • Public school experience 
  • Orton-Gillingham trained practitioners 
  • Clinical focuses include: dyslexia, executive function, learning disabilities, non-verbal learning disorder, tutoring, academic coaching 

Psychological Assessment & Support

  • 6 Doctoral-level psychologists
  • 2 neuropsychologists
  • 3 ADOS- trained (autism) diagnosticians
  • 1 Cogmed Qualified Coach  
  • 1 psychiatrist 
  • Clinical focuses include: autism, attention difficulties/ ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, depression, behavior, counseling, social skills 

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