Child Therapy for Developmental Disabilities—Help and Support at TherapyLand

Child Therapy for Developmental Disabilities—Help and Support at TherapyLand

When you have a child that is struggling in any area, your concern and worry can consume your life. We love our children more than we could have ever imagined before they came into our lives. We would do anything to help them. But when a child is having difficulty functioning, or facing a serious diagnosis, it can be very overwhelming. And often, we don’t know where to turn.

We’re to love our children for who they are, not for what we want them to become. –Alistair Begg

At Thriveworks, we have specialists available, trained in developmental disabilities, ready and able to help your child. If your child is struggling with a developmental disability, consider setting them up with one of our child therapists. TherapyLand will supplement their growth and success in child therapy treatment.

What Is a Developmental Disability?

There are many different types of developmental disabilities, and this group of disorders includes both physical and intellectual impairments. Developmental disabilities are those that appear in early childhood, before the age of 22 months, and are likely to last a lifetime. Here is a list of several common developmental disabilities:

  1. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): This condition is characterized by a combination of problems, like a lack of attention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Children with ADHD might experience a low self-esteem, difficulty forming and maintaining relationships, poor performance at school, and other negative effects. However, kids with ADHD can learn how to cope with this disorder and live a happy, successful life.
  2. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Autism spectrum disorder is another common developmental disability among children, which involves challenges with speech as well as nonverbal communication; trouble or discomfort with social interactions; and restricted or repetitive behaviors. The CDC estimates that 1 in 59 children have autism. But again, those with ASD can go on to live successful and fulfilling lives.
  3. Intellectual Disability: This disability is characterized by intellectual functioning limitations—specifically with reasoning, learning, and problem solving abilities—as well as social and practical skills. Again, this does not prevent children from going on to live well! And the child therapists at Thriveworks are here to prove it.

If you think that your child might have one of the above developmental disabilities, or another disability that we have not covered, consider reaching out to Thriveworks. Our child therapists can help your child in the positive, empowering space that TherapyLand provides.

Life After Diagnosis: Treatment for Developmental Disabilities

When you first receive this diagnosis for your child, you will most likely be flooded with questions and concerns, and this can affect the entire family unit. Thriveworks counselors are able to work with not only the child, but the whole family, in order to create a loving and manageable environment for each person.

You may be wondering what the future holds for your child, and for your family. While we cannot know this for certain, we can help your child thrive to his or her utmost ability. We have specialized techniques, play therapies, and methods of communicating with children of all abilities. Rest assured that Thriveworks providers are a safe choice for your child. When you call us, you are taking the first step in creating positivity and growth for your child.

Schedule Child Therapy at Thriveworks—TherapyLand Can Help

We understand that finding your child the dedicated care they need deserve is your #1 priority. We are happy to tell you that our mission in TherapyLand is to help and empower your child, which will fuel positive development and lead to effective results in mental health treatment. If your child is struggling with a developmental disability, or you suspect that they might have a developmental disability, please do not hesitate to reach out to Thriveworks. TherapyLand was built to help!

Unlike many offices, we do not operate with a waiting list. In most cases, we can connect you with a provider within 24-48 hours. We understand how important this decision is, and we are honored to have your consideration. We are ready to partner with you and your child in this journey. Call your local office to schedule child therapy in TherapyLand today.