Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech

  • Childgarden Child Development Center 314-531-8148

    Childgarden Child Development Center 314-531-8148
    4150 Laclede Ave., St. Louis, MO  63108

    Open M-F from 6:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

    Comprehensive, accredited early care and education program serving children 6 weeks—5 years, including children with special needs.

    Teachers are committed to providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum in an inclusive setting that values diversity and allows all children to learn and succeed.

    Therapy
    Early Intervention Services in family’s home, the community or at the Center for children from 6 weeks to 6 years. 

  • Easter Seals Midwest 314-432-6200

    Easter Seals Midwest 314-432-6200
    10176 Corporate Square Drive, Suite 150 St. Louis, MO 63132

    Behavior Therapy
    Services in 30, 45, or 60-minute intervals. Efforts made to coordinate mutually convenient time between therapist and family. Each session focuses on the individual’s behavioral issues, as determined from their TouchPoint Assessment and goals set by the family. TouchPoint therapists incorporate methodologies specifically designed to assist and support the individual in learning how to make appropriate choices from a selection of options. BT services may also focus on social skills, such as how to conduct themselves in a social setting or how to react in a stressful situation.

    Two-week Parent Training Program offered each month year-round. It is intensive, M-F, approximately 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m. Parents are presented with workshops, videos, handouts, and each day an opportunity to observe a trainer work with their child. During the Training, parents begin to implement what they are learning in their classroom sessions with their child during exchange sessions. To ensure content understanding, parents have homework each evening to complete. This course may be taken for college credit, if desired.

    In-Home Parent Training
    A trainer comes to the family’s home for two hours a week over a 12 weeks period.  During visits, workshops are presented.  In addition, trainer observes family’s home environment and offers suggestions for restructure to present a more “workable” arrangement.  Trainers may also offer ideas on using existing materials within the home to teach and communicate more effectively with their child.  The child need not be present for these sessions, but coaching and modeling can occur if they are at home.

    Staff can also educate parents on how to advocate for their child within their specific school system, and may, upon request and authorization, offer consultation services as desired.

    Sibshops

    Family & Sibling Support
    Each group takes on an educational component to teach family members about specific methodology to teach their children skills for independence.  As well, they allow family members to share their experiences with others. Connections Groups are in North County, North City, South City, and West County.

    Also available: Parents of a Child w/ an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sibling Support Groups, Natural Support Workshops, and Social Support Group for Young Adults w/ Asperger’s Syndrome.

    Temporary Residential Support
    Support to families affected by autism and/or other behavioral challenges in or out of family’s home.  Services may be available days, evenings, and overnights in varying lengths of time, based on provider availability.  Currently offered to residents in St. Louis City and St. Charles & St. Louis Counties.

    Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech
    Clinical Services offers speech/language, pragmatic language, occupational/sensory integration and music therapies in 30, 45 or 60-minute intervals. Efforts made to coordinate mutually convenient time between therapist and family.  Session focus is on the individual’s particular issues as determined from one of  TouchPoint’s Assessments, as well as goals set by the family.

    Therapists incorporate methodologies specifically designed to assist and support the individual in learning how to express themselves and/or their emotions appropriately, both one-on-one and in peer/social situations, and/or make appropriate choices from a selection of options within their environment.

    Music Therapy offers at least four ways music can benefit an individual with autism (communication, cognition, sensory integration, and behavior/social integration).

  • FamilyForward 314-968-2350

    FamilyForward

    9455 Litzsinger Rd., St. Louis, MO  63144 phone 314-968-2350
    2424 Muegge Rd., St. Charles, MO  63303 phone 636-940-1119

    The Family Support Partner program provides support for the children and families of St. Louis County who struggle with a developmental disability (physical, emotional, or mental).

    Services include, but are not limited to, advocacy and support in school settings (for example, attending IEP meetings as a support to the family), assistance in navigating complex systems such as the Department of Mental Health, Social Security, etc. as well as connecting the child and family to community resources.

    Temporary Residential Support
    Facility-based setting for  individuals birth—21 years with significant, multiple developmental disabilities who are non-ambulatory. Health needs may be met by our nursing oversight. Serves individuals in St. Louis City and Jefferson, St. Charles, & St. Louis Counties.

    For inquiries:
    St. Charles site, contact Site Director at 636-940-1119
    Brentwood site, contact Site Director at 314-968-2350 ext 225

    Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech
    Facility-based setting for individuals birth—21 years who are non-ambulatory.  Serves individuals with medical needs in St. Louis City and Jefferson, St. Charles, & St. Louis Counties.

  • First Steps

    First Steps
    First steps offers coordinated services and assistance to children, birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions are associated with developmental disabilities.


    Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech

    First Steps offers coordinated services and assistance to young children with special needs and their families.  First Steps is designed for children, birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities.

     

  • Good Shepherd School for Children 314-469-0606

    Good Shepherd School for Children 314-469-0606
    1170 Timber Run Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146

    Call for information.

    Behavior Intervention & Therapy
    Licensed Play Therapist on staff. Outpatient services to children and their families when behavior becomes a problem. Fees depend on type of therapy performed and the session length.

    Child Care Programs
    Fully-integrated, quality childcare to children ages 6 weeks to 6 years (pre-kindergarten), regardless of abilities. Outpatients can be older. Childcare costs depend upon the age of the child.

    Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech
    Speech/language, play, occupational, and physical therapies to children enrolled in Good Shepherd as well as outpatients. Services also performed in client’s home.

  • St. Mary’s Preschool 314-631-8231

    St. Mary’s Preschool 314-631-8231
    North Location: 1724 Redman Rd., St. Louis, MO  63138
    South Location: 1045 Union Rd., St. Louis, MO 63123

    Child Care
    Child care program for children with special needs together with typical children. Competitively priced with very high staff to child ratio. Open 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Open to children up to 6 years old.  

    Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech
    Occupational, physical, developmental, and speech therapies available on-site and in-home.

     

  • United Services 636-926-2700

    United Services for Children 636-926-2700
    4140 Old Mill Parkway
    St. Peters, MO 63376

    Sibshops
    For siblings

    Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech
    United Services provides pediatric therapy services to children six weeks to Kindergarten. The therapists at United Services provide a wide variety of services,  including speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy to help children develop gross motor skills, fine motor skills, and language skills.