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 [...]

Virtual Parent and Baby Group Training: Happy Baby Belly

Happy Baby Belly A play-based multisensory introduction to food Exposure to solid foods beginning at 4 months is important for the growth and development of lifelong healthy eating habits. Happy Baby Belly classes use a playful approach to [...]

Virtual Parent and Baby Group Training: Happy Tummy Time Baby

Happy Tummy Time Baby Discover, Play, Grow 0-6 month old class forming now! Happy Tummy Time Baby classes are a healthy start initiative that will provide a teaching method to facilitate tummy time success that is enjoyable for both parent and [...]

Raising Orchids: Practical Strategies for Parents of Higher Needs Children

NEW ONLINE CLASS FOR PARENTS: Parenting a child with developmental, behavioral and/or learning challenges (children with “higher needs”) can be incredibly challenging. Besides all the “regular” challenges (bedtimes, schedules, potty training, [...]


  June 30, 2020 Dear PDC Community, Thank you. Thank you to all of the families who helped PDC transition to online services amidst the backdrop of uncertainty. Thank you to all of the families who have newly joined PDC since the shutdown. [...]

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