PDC Thanksgiving 2020 Cookbook is Here!

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PDC 2020 Gift Guide!

Welcome to The Pediatric Development Center’s 2020 Gift Guide! This collection of items has been carefully curated by the passionate speech, physical, and occupational therapists at PDC. Here at PDC, we happily serve families throughout Maryland [...]

AAC Parents Groups Forming at PDC

AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) Parents Groups Forming at PDC:   Has Your Child Just Been Evaluated for or Gotten an AAC device or app? Does your child have an AAC device or app, but not use it as effectively as he/she [...]

Strategies to Help Your Child Become a More Flexible Thinker

By Tracy Wilson, MS, OTR/L When the puzzle piece Ava tries doesn’t fit, she chooses a different piece. Sam enjoys playing with construction toys and always comes up with new ideas for what to build. Emma likes pepperoni pizza best, but when [...]

Ages and Stages for Language Development

Children develop at their own rate. Your child might not have all skills until the end of the age range. 0-3 Months ·     Startles at loud sounds ·     Quiets or smiles when you talk ·     Seems to recognized your voice. Quiets if crying ·     [...]

Get Back into the School Groove: IEP and Section 504 Plan Distance Learning 101     Mark Your Calendars! THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 7PM – 8:30PM The school year has begun and this year looks different than last year! Your student may [...]

Local Teen with ADHD Teaches Drumming for Kids

Hello, My name is Seth Berman, and I am 16 years old and entering my junior year of high school. Since I was younger, drumming has always been a passion and also a tool that I have used to release energy and help focus better. As a young child [...]

From Chaos to Calm: Creating an Organized Learning Environment at Home

PDC & LearningWise Strategies Present… From Chaos to Calm: Creating an Organized Learning Environment at Home Ready or not, school is about to start… in some form or another. Is the thought of starting of the school year through [...]

Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: A Family Experience

PDC & Starobin Counseling Present… Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: A Family Experience Raising a child on the autism spectrum brings uncertainty not only for the child and parents, but also for the entire family. You find yourself [...]

Is PDC Right for My Child? In this issue: Babies (Birth – 18 months)

Did you know: Therapists (speech, occupational, and physical therapists) at the Pediatric Development Center can help babies who are behind on achieving developmental milestones. During the first 18 months, skill development rapidly evolves [...]

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