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The Apraxia Clinic treats children and adolescents with a wide range of motor disorders of speech. Apraxia is a brain-based disorder thought to cause disruption of the planning of motor movements necessary to produce speech sounds and/or other complex motor movements. From initial diagnostic consultation to multidisciplinary treatment plans and therapy, we offer a complete care service to children with these disorders and their families.
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It can be difficult for children to understand and cope with healthcare visits. The Child Life team specializes in making the healthcare experience easier and less stressful for patients and families. Child Life specialists are professionally trained members of the healthcare team with degrees in child development or related fields. After an internship in a healthcare setting, they must pass a national exam for certification. Child Life specialists provide a range of services for children and families including:
Read more about our Child Life program.
To obtain more information about our Child Life services offered through DDBP, call 513-636-8364
The Integrative Medicine Clinic provides families the opportunity to discuss their child's disability from a holistic standpoint. We offer safe, proven complementary and alternative therapies to enhance and complement your child’s medical treatment. Our goal is to help you make informed decisions about the use of non-traditional therapies to treat your child's disability or chronic condition. Close monitoring of nutritional status and side effects associated with the use of these therapies is part of our clinic. We strive to enhance a sense of wellness in children with chronic conditions / disabilities and mental health / behavioral health issues. Common topics of discussion include:
Our team consists of a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, a nutritionist, and a holistic health specialist. Each child will have an individualized plan of care developed.
Learn more about the range of therapies offered through Integrative Care.
To obtain more information about our Integrative Medicine services at DDBP, call 513-636-9645.
The Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders program provides specialized diagnostic, consultative and short-term treatment options when your child is diagnosed with autism or an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Our goal is to enhance the lives of individuals with ASD and their families. Our services range from multidisciplinary evaluations, therapeutic programming sessions, individualized behavior intervention strategies, treatment, training and consultation. We also conduct research on an ongoing basis to better understand causes and effective interventions for children with ASD.
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The Parent-Infant Nurturing Group (PING) provides early intervention services to families of children ages birth to three years who have a medically diagnosed disability or documented delay in any area of development. PING is a provider of specialized services, one of the programs of Ohio’s Help Me Grow, including developmental instruction and consultative therapy. PING is funded by Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services. Program sessions are provided at no cost to eligible families who live in Hamilton County.
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The Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome (RTS) Program offers consultation services and care to individuals with RTS and their families worldwide. The program conducts in-person clinical evaluations, physician consultations and referrals to support patients and their families.
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Our licensed clinical psychologists and highly trained education coordinators are a vital part of the interdisciplinary team. We provide diagnostic and treatment services for children and adolescents suspected of having cognitive, psychological, behavioral and/or academic problems. Our services include:
To obtain more information about our Psychology and Special Education services at DDBP, call 513-636-4711.
Our social workers are a vital part of the interdisciplinary team and provide services to families and children seen for assessment and/or treatment in DDBP. Social workers can help you and your child cope with the practical and emotional concerns that accompany diagnosis and treatment of many developmental and behavioral disorders and problems. Our services include:
To obtain more information about our Social Services supports at DDBP, call 513-636-4711.
The Center for Spina Bifida Care provides comprehensive, family-centered, interdisciplinary, collaborative, culturally sensitive medical care to infants, children and adolescents living with repaired myelomeningoceles and other neural tube defects. In addition to medical service and care coordination, we are committed to becoming a leader in spina bifida education and research.
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Speech-language pathologists at DDBP provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, consultations and treatment services to maximize your child’s communication skills at home, school and within the community. All of our speech-language pathologists are specialists in working with children with developmental and behavioral concerns and disabilities and have expertise in:
Each child will have an individualized plan of care, which may include individual or group therapy. Specialized groups or programs include:
To obtain more information about our Speech Pathology services at DDBP, call 513-636-4628.
Today, more than ever, individuals with Down syndrome and their families can hope and plan for a bright and productive future. The Jane and Richard Thomas Center for Down Syndrome Services provides you with a centralized location to receive a range of new and innovative care and support services. Comprehensive evaluations, treatment programs and consultation services are available. The Thomas Center aims to stimulate and support clinically relevant research that related to individuals with Down syndrome.
Read more about our Thomas Center for Down Syndrome.
TrYAD is a multidisciplinary clinical service dedicated to serving the unique transition needs of youth and young adults with intellectual disabilities. TrYAD promotes self-management, advocacy and continuity of care through a graduated transition process that can help your young adult with intellectual disabilities transition into adulthood.
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Our specialized programs and services help children from infancy to adulthood.
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