Special Needs Doctors and Medical Groups

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Dr. I. Leslie Rubin, developmental pediatrician. Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment, Resources, and Family Support for children with developmental delays and/or disabilities, including prematurity, global developmental delay, autism spectrum conditions, intellectual disability, learning differences, ADHD/ADD, genetic syndromes,cerebral palsy, spina bifida, traumatic brain injury, mitochondrial disorder, et al.

We are pleased to be able to offer a Developmental and Behavioral Clinic at the Good Samaritan Health Center. We use an interdisciplinary team approach to evaluate and monitor children with developmental concerns such as speech delays, motor delays, behavioral concerns, and genetic disorders like Down syndrome, Autism, and others. Our team is lead by Georgina Peacock MD, MPH, FAAP, a Developmental Pediatrician. We see patient with medicaid, private insurance, and on a sliding fee scale.

Naturopathic Medical Doctor specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders and subsequent health problems and conditions. Remote testing via hand cradle allows you to access vital information about yourself and family members without having to leave your home. Website contains valuable information about what to do when suspicious of or diagnosed with ASD. A customized protocol can then be developed that helps you improve and manage a wide variety of concerns. Please go to the website today and download your free report at www.healingpathinc.com and click on the ASD tab. Please complete the healthcare questionnaire while on-line and I will contact you for a free 15 minute over-the-phone consultation.

Pediatric and adult audiology practice offering hearing evaluations, central auditory processing evaluations, hearing aids, tinnitus treatment, vertigo treatment, hearing protection, and more.

Quality Health-Care in the comfort of your own home. Unlike traditional practices, that limit appointment time to make-up for rising costs, we come directly to your home and are able to spend more time on what really matters, your child. • Home visits for well & sick care• The time for all your questions & concerns• No packing up the car & kids• No exposure to other sick kids• Less time off work for your child’s healthcare• Flexible appointment scheduling, including weekends and holidays• Appointments scheduled at your convenience, 7 days a week• A direct phone line to the doctor & quick return phone calls• A personal advocate with other specialists & the hospital system• A personal relationship with you & your child

Dr. Drew Rubin is a Board Certified Pediatric Chiropractor, and holds a Diplomate with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. He specializes in neurodevelopmental disorders and pregnancy, with the majority of his practice being families. Dr. Rubin uses gentle chiropractic adjustments and utilizes specific neurological exercises to allow the brain and the body communicate more effectively, resulting in improved overall health.

WellMed is a coalition of Psychiatric Medical Professionals founded by Keisha Brown M.D. and Jenelle Martin M.D. We specialize in serving the Mental Wellness needs of individuals, families and groups in a sensitive, considerate and confidential environment. Our Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrists are Board Certified and have been trained at such institutions as Emory, Harvard and Yale. On average, WellMed Psychiatrists conduct an initial assessment in 60 minutes and return sessions in 30 minutes…more than double the time 88% of our competitors spend with their patients. It is for this reason that families in the Greater Atlanta and Macon areas rely on our holistic approach to psychiatric medicine.Programs offered include: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Group Therapy, Tele-Psychiatry and Psychiatric Consulting. Our areas of focus include: ADD/ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Parenting Questions and Women’s Health.WellMed delivers the highest quality of psychiatric care in an environment where patients feel unrushed, thoroughly listened to and well informed. We would like to applaud your strength in taking this first step to address the mental health needs of your loved ones. Now, help is only a phone call away.

Comprehensive eye & vision examination for all ages; Diagnosis of visual perception, binocular vision anomolies and application of vision therapy by simple home based methods.

Evaluations and therapy sessions with the doctor for kids with visual dysfunctions.

Comprehensive developmental vision examinations. Vision therapy for learning related vision problems for all ages.

Vision evaluations and treatment for children with learning difficulties and learning challenges.

Mental health happens when an individual’s identity comes from within rather than the outside.

Individual Counseling Sessions for adults, teens and families is available. My approach is to develop a meaningful and trusting relationship. Through this relationship, you are able to participate in an emotional corrective experience that will have a great impact on your life. We will INTERACT, RELATE, and COMMUNICATE our way to better mental health.

Assessments and treatment of young children focusing on autistic spectrum disorders

Psychological evaluations to determine LD and ADHD, parent consultation and therapy for children, adolescents, adults, as well as play therapy.

We offer multidisciplinary clinical evaluations and services for children ages birth through 21. We specialize in individually tailored assessments for Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger’s Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and emotional issues. Our assessments are integrated into a personalized profile of strengths and weaknesses as well as specific interventions for your child. We feel that is it critical to integrate all aspects of a child’s functioning in order to plan the most appropriate educational and behavioral interventions to ensure success.

Individual, couple and family therapy – special needs

Dr. Decia Dixon is a licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist specializing in children, adolescents and families. Dr. Dixon has had extensive training in childhood behavioral and emotional problems since 2004. Dr. Dixon specializes in work with children and adolescents ranging from 2-21, with a primary focus on early childhood intervention treatment and assessment. Dr. Dixon believes in the application of the ecological model, meaning that she actively inquires about the systems which impact the child — family, peers, school, community and any other system that is relevant to the child’s functioning. She has specialized training in the school setting as a former school psychologist and is able to assist families of children with special needs to understand the special education process, and can provide feedback regarding special education eligibility criteria and special education placement in the least restrictive environment. Additionally, Dr. Dixon has an extensive professional background in the area of Response to Intervention (RtI) in the schools and has presented locally and nationally about the implementation of this process.

Family-based interventions for children and adolescents. Psychological and psychoeducational consultation for parents, extended families, and school personnel.

JoyUs Beginnings provides comprehensive psychological and assessment services to children from 4-years of age to adults, who have a variety of behavioral and life difficulties. We also specialize in providing evidence-based interventions and assessments for trauma related issues. JoyUs Beginnings provides individual and group therapies, advocacy services, and educational groups for school-aged children.

Psychologist, professional training and speakers’ bureau

Laura does individual, couple, and family therapy that specializes in a variety of disability issues.

Dr. Stuart conducts comprehensive psychological evaluations to assess a child’s learning profile. She has particular expertise in dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and language disorders.

Psycho-educational evaluations for learning disabilities, ADHD and other disorders

Perspectives Center for Holistic Therapy fosters growth and healing by addressing the synergistic relationship between all the ways we experience ourselves and the world—thinking, feeling, doing, and sensing. Perspectives serves as both a psychotherapy center and a training institute. Holistic psychotherapists work in partnership with the client using integrative treatment methods that support the healthy interaction between the processes of the mind, body, and spirit to bring growth and healing. As with all psychotherapy, our primary focus is the treatment of psychological stressors,emotional pain, and behavioral challenges that create imbalance in the clientʼs world. We also provide therapy for individuals who may have no specific complaints, but just feel ready for their next level of personal growth. Second location:1055 Canton St. Suite 220, Roswell, GA 30075

Psychological evaluations and therapy services for children and adults. Most insurance accepted.

Counseling and play therapy.