Contact us: (632) 723-0101 ext. 3601 or 5463; Direct Line: (632) 727-5463
The St. Luke’s Neurodevelopmental Center offers an interdisciplinary approach in the screening, assessment, diagnosis and intervention of children from birth to 18 years of age who may be at risk for developmental compromise or who may manifest developmental or behavioral concerns. It shall assist in the management of cognitive, motor, communication, behavioral and/or academic difficulties, ensuring that each child receives the best possible care.
The Team is composed of neurodevelopmental pediatricians, child neurologists, child psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapist, reading specialists, special educator, and music therapist. This interdisciplinary team of professionals evaluates each child’s needs and work together to develop an appropriate treatment plan.
Who Should Be Referred?
Any child suspected of having developmental, behavioral, cognitive or academic problems may be referred for evaluation and management.
An early diagnosis gives the child with developmental difficulties an important head start towards a productive and fulfilling life.
Concerns include the following:
2. Language delay
3. Suspected visual or hearing impairment
4. Behavioral concerns
c. Difficult behavior
d. Short attention span
5. Learning problems/academic difficulties
6. At risk for developmental delay
b. Recovery from acute neurological illnesses – trauma, infection, others
c. Children with metabolic or genetic disorders
7. Other developmental concerns
2. Neurodevelopmental evaluation
3. Neuropsychological evaluation
4. Child psychiatric evaluation and counseling
5. Speech-language evaluation and therapy
6. Occupational therapy
7. Special education assessment and intervention
8. Reading evaluation and therapy
9. Physical therapy
10. Music and play therapy
11. Social skills therapy
12. Linkages with other specialists, diagnostic facilities and intervention centers, as indicated.