with developmental concerns are faced with numerous challenges as they
attempt to manage normative expectations. At times, these
children may demonstrate troubling behavior and emotional difficulties.
Peer and social interaction problems are typically encountered by
children with developmental handicaps. They may also have difficulty
with appropriate self-awareness, sexual behavior and the management of
intense emotions, such as anger or anxiety.
with special developmental needs often benefit from a comprehensive
assessment in order to accurately evaluate the nature and extent of
their problems. A thorough assessment also aids in the development of a
targeted treatment approach. At NEOBH, specialized assessment services
testing when specific learning disabilities are suspected
consultation to assist with classroom interventions and behavioral plans
consultation toward the development of appropriate Individualized
Educational Plan (IEP) goals and objectives
the special needs of children who demonstrate developmental handicaps,
caregivers are actively included in the treatment process. Education
and support can help caregivers to effectively intervene with their
children, and learn ways to manage parenting challenges.