Our developmental clinic takes an empathic, empirical and culturally sensitive approach to understand your family and your child. We are experts in the field of child development and have extensive knowledge of developmental delays, behavioral challenges, autism spectrum and related disorders, and parent coaching and counseling. From your first meeting, we will develop a plan for appropriate interventions and support that can help your child reach his or her full potential. CAAT clinicians work closely with you every step of the way; our goal is to develop a relationship with your family and your child, which helps us to optimally address your specific needs throughout your child’s development.
Families come to us with all kinds of questions and challenges. We strive to answer and address your concerns in a warm, personalized and professional manner.
Common concerns addressed in our developmental clinic include:
- Language, motor, and cognitive delays
- Social concerns
- Self-esteem and emotional regulation concerns
- Neurological and medical problems (i.e. issues related to premature birth, genetic conditions, brain trauma)
- Aggression and tantrums
- Mealtime problems
- Sleep and bedtime challenges
CAAT emphasizes comprehensive care across a lifetime, and we are dedicated to providing the best support possible for your family and your child. We address concerns through a wide range of services and treatment implemented on an individualized basis.
Our treatment and services include:
- Comprehensive developmental evaluations (information about our developmental evaluations can be found here)
- Gold-standard autism evaluations
- Home and/or school observations
- Consultations and follow-ups
- Collaboration with treatment providers and specialists (therapists, pediatricians, neurologists, teachers, etc.)
- Ongoing parent support, including therapy and coaching
- Providing second opinions
- Continuity of care – we partner with parents and children throughout the life span
- PEERS for Preschoolers – a 16-week empirically supported, parent-assisted social skills program for children ages 4-6 diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or experiencing social challenges that inhibit peer interaction and friendships