Therapy and Medical Services

Many professionals in the metro area offer a variety of treatments, including occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy, as part of their practice. Look under Therapy Services for professionals who primarily offer OT and PT services. Separate categories have been made for hippotherapy, music and speech therapy.

EVALUATIONS AND  MEDICAL SERVICES

Alliance of Pediatric Therapies. Specializing in physical, occupational and speech therapy services. Links families with services to ensure quality and timely therapeutic interventions are available to all children in Gwinnett County. 678-790-4593. alliancega.com.

Atlanta Center for Holistic and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Tasneem Bhatia provides healthcare through integrative medicine. Methods include acupuncture, supplements, botanicals, manual medicine and chinese herbal medicine. Methods beneficial in treating children with ADHD, Autism, anxiety, headaches, colic, inflammatory bowel disease and more. 2556 Apple Valley Rd., Ste. 175, Atlanta. 404-814-9808. atlantaholisticmedicine.com.

Atlanta Integrative Medicine. Provides integrative care for the whole family, specializing in allergies, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, eczema, recurrent infections and numerous other childhood ailments. 45 West Crossville Rd., Ste. 501, Roswell. 770-594-1233. atlantaintegrativemedicine.com.

Babies Can’t Wait, Easter Seals of North Georgia. Provides early intervention for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities. Evaluations and recommendations are given. A lending library with therapy equipment and adaptive toys is also available to families. 5434 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. 770-822-9115.

Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta. Provides psychological evaluations, and counseling for groups and individuals. 1401 Peachtree St. NE, Ste. 140, Atlanta. 404-872-7929. bmiatlanta.com.

Children’s Cardiovascular Medicine, P.C. Offers pediatric cardiology diagnostic services. 61 Whitcher St., Ste. 4140, Marietta. 404-943-0289. childrenscvm.com.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Pediatric healthcare system providing evaluations, therapy services and more with two hospitals, 19 satellite locations, and physicians with various specialties. 404-250-5437. choa.org.

Children’s Medical Services (CMS). A statewide program that provides or arranges for specialty medical/family services for children birth to age 21 with chronic conditions. 404-657-2726. health.state.ga.us/programs/cms.

Clayton Center. Psychiatric evaluations and treatment for children and adolescents with mental health disorders, ADHD, PDD and depression. 6315 Garden Walk Blvd., Riverdale. 770-991-7420. claytoncenter.org.

DeKalb County Board of Health. Offers a service which provides assistance to children requiring special care. 445 Winn Way, Decatur. 404-294-3700. dekalbhealth.net.

Emory Autism Resource Center. Provides information, referrals, diagnostic evaluations, medication consultations, family support/parent training, school/program consultations, research, academic tutoring for students with ASD, preschool services and applied behavior analysis therapy. Emory University, 1551 Shoup Ct., Atlanta. 404-727-8350. psychiatry.emory.edu/PROGRAMS/autism.

Emory’s Children’s Center. Medical services for pediatric patients, including an emergency shelter home for newborns with special medical needs. 2015 Uppergate Dr., Atlanta. 404-778-2400. emory-childrenscenter.org.

Emory University Psychological Center. Behavior consultant services, counseling and psychology services, developmental evaluation and assessment services, disability organization, education consultations, pediatric diagnostic and evaluation services. 1462 Clifton Rd., Ste. 235, Atlanta. 404-727-7451. psychology.emory.edu/clinical/center.html.

Learning Evaluation Clinic. Provides psycho-educational evaluations for children ages 4 to 18. Atlanta Speech School. 3160 Northside Pkwy. NW, Atlanta. 404-233-5332. atlantaspeechschool.org.

The Marcus Institute. Services include evaluations, a pediatric feeding disorder program, the Marcus Behavior Center, speech language pathology and a mental health psychotherapy clinic for children birth to age 22 with developmental or learning disabilities. 1920 Briarcliff Rd. NE., Atlanta. 404-419-4000. marcus.org.

The May Institute. Provides community-based behavioral healthcare, educational and rehabilitative services. Serves individuals with autism, pervasive developmental disorder, developmental disabilities, mental retardation, brain injury and behavioral health needs. 280 Interstate North Cir., Ste. 430, Atlanta. 770-956-8511. maysouth.org.

Shepherd Center. Programs provide intensive care, speech, language, physical and occupational therapies, as well as extensive family education and training. 2020 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta. 404-352-2020 shepherd.org.

Sherwood Clinical Home Infusion. Offers a wide range of home infusion therapies administered by skilled pediatric nurses, comprehensive caregiver education and on-call support services. 415 Fisk Ave., Demorest. 800-847-3987. sherwoodclinical.com.

Southern Behavioral Group. Behavioral and psychological services for children with autism, developmental disabilities, and other special needs. 2470 Windy Hill Rd., Ste. 300, Marietta. 678-921-2811. southernbehavioralgroup.com.

Woodlawn Developmental Pediatrics, P.C. Private medical practice that provides assessments and monitoring of children and adolescents with a variety of developmental delays/disorders. 3535 Roswell Rd., Ste. 44, Marietta. 678-560-3999.

GENERAL THERAPY SERVICES

Advanced Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Occupational and physical therapists, and speech language pathologists in clinical and non-clinical environments. 413 Indian Hills Tr., Marietta. 770-973-3466. arsga.com.

All About Kids Therapy Services, Inc. Pediatric physical and occupational therapy, intensive therapy programs, aquatic therapy. 545 Old Norcross Rd., Ste 100, Lawrenceville. 678-377-2833. allaboutkidstherapyservices.com.

Allternative Gym. Ideal for, but not limited to Cerebral Palsy patients, stroke survivors, brain/spinal trauma, Down syndrome and obesity. 110 Evans Mill Dr., Ste. 309/310, Dallas. 678-945-4662. allternativegym.com.

Art It Out Therapy Services. Provides art therapy and other therapeutic services to children and adolescents, ages 4-18, families and groups. Clients can participate in individual art therapy sessions and/or group art therapy to “art out” life’s challenges. 1640 Powers Ferry Rd., Bldg. 2, Ste. 150, Marietta. 770-726-9589. artitout.org.

Associated Therapies, Inc. Pediatric occupational, physical and speech therapy in a home or clinical setting. 1244 Clairmont Rd., Ste. 108, Decatur. 404-728-9766. associatedtherapies.com.

Atlanta Medical Center. Comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology services. 261 Parkway Dr. NE, Atlanta. 404-265-4634. atlantamedcenter.com.

Beyond Words Center for Social Skills Training. Social skills assessment and training, parent training and psychotherapy. 1762 Century Blvd., Ste. B, Atlanta. 404-633-0250. beyondwordscenter.com.

Children’s Special Services. Occupational therapy services, handwriting, sensory integration, motor development and self-esteem therapy for children who learn differently. Atlanta. 770-394-9791. childrens-services.com.

Children’s Therapy Works. Occupational, physical and speech therapy. Also handwriting and social skills groups. 11660 Alpharetta Highway, Suite 320, Roswell, GA 30076. 770-754-0085. childrenstherapyworks.com.

Circus Arts Institute. Coordination, balance, strength and flexibility development for children, teens and adults with attention difficulties, behavioral and emotional issues, and physical challenges. 206 Rogers St. NE, Ste. 214, Atlanta. 404-549-3000. circusartsinstitute.com.

Clay White, LLC. Activity-based and sensory-driven therapeutic programs including “Outdoor Sensory Adventures,” “PEOTSI,” an adaptive physical education program, the “Social Club Program” and a summer day camp for children with sensory processing disorders. P.O. Box 567042, Atlanta. 770-393-3939. claywhite.us.

CLIMB (Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery) CLIMB is a children-only (ages 6-11) support group at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University that helps children with parents or grandparents who have cancer before, during and after their treatment. 1365C Clifton Rd., Atlanta. 888-946-7447. winshipcancer.emory.edu/groups. CLIMB: 404-778-5926.

Comprehensive Psychiatric Services of Atlanta. Trained and experienced doctors help children and adults with ADHD, behavioral problems, school difficulties, mood disorders, eating disorders, PDD, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and more. 57 Executive Park S, Ste. 360, Atlanta. 404-939-6636. cpsatl.com.

Comprehensive Therapy Children’s Center. A multidisciplinary outpatient facility specializing in speech language therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy for children with special needs. 212 Riverstone Dr., Canton. 770-345-7796. specialkidstherapy.com.

Connections Counseling and Development Center. Provides individual, family and group counseling services, along with learning disability and stress management aid, from highly trained health professionals. 2801 Buford Hwy., Atlanta. 404-321-1800. connectionsatl.com.

Devereux Georgia Treatment Network. Community and residential programs for children and adolescents diagnosed with severe emotional behavioral disorders. 1291 Stanley Rd. NW, Kennesaw. 770-427-0147. devereuxga.org.

Easter Seals of North Georgia. Pediatric therapy services in-home, at childcare centers or at Easter Seals locations. 1200 Lake Hearn Dr., Ste. 250, Atlanta. 404-943-1070. northgeorgia.easterseals.com.

Essential Communication, Inc. Provides speech language therapy and Relationship Development Intervention Therapy for children to improve thinking skills, problem solving and relationships. 130 Prospect Place, Alpharetta. 770-817-0181. essential-communication.com.

Functional Physical Therapy, Inc. Provides physical therapy services for infants to young adults in clinic and non-clinic settings. 2530-B Mountain Industrial Blvd., Tucker. 404-456-3717.

Georgia Association for Play Therapy. Children use the language of play to express and resolve their problems. 4893 LaVista Rd., Tucker, 30084. 770-491-7423 gapt.org

Greater Atlanta Speech and Language Clinics, Inc. Offers comprehensive evaluations, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, physical therapy, and hippotherapy. Suwanee, 770-770-831-2313; Marietta, 770-977-9457. greateratlantaspeech.com.

Hearts and Hands Therapy Services, Inc. A pediatric private practice clinic that provides occupational and speech therapy. Serves children from birth through adolescence with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more. 341 Creekstone Ridge, Woodstock. 678-462-1342. heartsandhandstherapy.com.

Helping Hands Pediatric Therapy, Inc. Offers occupational therapy and speech therapy for children with special needs. 470 South Hill St., Buford. 678-482-6100. helpinghandspediatrictherapy.com.

In Harmony Pediatric Therapy. Offers physical, occupational, speech, music therapy and Kindermusik®
programs.  310 Papertrail Way, Ste. 302, Canton. 770-345-2804. inharmonypediatrictherapy.com.

Interactiv Children’s Therapy Services. Home- and clinic-based occupational therapy for newborns to young adults. 2959 Hwy. 154, Bldg. C, Ste. C, Newnan. 770-683-0250. ictsonline.com.

Kiddo’s Clubhouse. Provides occupational, physical and speech therapies for children with special needs, including sensory integration and assistive technology. 11539 Park Woods Cir., Ste. 502, Alpharetta. 678-527-3224. kiddosclubhouse.com.

Kid’s Creek Therapy. A pediatric rehabilitation clinic offering speech, occupational and physical therapies for children with special needs. Services include aquatic therapy, hippotherapy and Interactive Metronome, a brain-based treatment program. 3905 Johns Creek Ct., Ste. 250, Suwanee. 770-888-5221. kidscreektherapy.com.

Kidsplay Therapy Center. Provides occupational, physical and speech therapies. Also offers music therapy, consultations and evaluations. 311 Cooper Rd., Loganville. 678-205-5437. kidsplaytherapy.com.

Kool Kidz, Inc. Physical and occupational therapy for children and young adults up to age 21 in a non-clinic environment. Offers aquatic therapy, therapeutic dance, hippotherapy, sports medicine, neurodevelopment treatment and sensory integration. Marietta. 770-517-2480. koolkidzpt.com.

Music to My Ears Therapy. Uses Integrated Listening Systems’ (iLs) professional programs to address a wide variety of special needs challenges. Integrates auditory, visual, and movement abilities helping the brain become more efficient and effective. 920 Holcomb Bridge Road Ste. 350, Roswell. 678-384-4033

Parallel Play, Inc. Provides speech and occupational therapy and physical therapy through gymnastics. Yoga, karate and Therapeutic Listening also available. 4680 Morton Rd., Alpharetta. 770-886-6800. parallelplaykids.net.

Parkaire Consultants. Diagnostic/ treatment services for children, adolescents/adults needing therapeutic intervention for neurological disorders. Neuropsychologist, counselors, ADD and Life coaches, educational consultants, speech/language pathology, occupational therapy and tutors. 4939 Lower Roswell Rd., Marietta. 770-578-1519. parkaireconsultants.com.

Pediatric Occupational Therapies of Cobb and Bartow Counties. Pediatric occupational therapies specializing in the identification, evaluation and treatment of a variety of medical and developmental challenges in children and adolescents. 2655 Dallas Hwy., Ste. 320, Marietta. 404-314-7518. cathyshepherdot.com

Reinforcement Unlimited. Clinical and behavioral consultants specializing in autism spectrum, assessment program diagnosis, behavioral evaluation, ABA, ABLLS and VBA. Offers in-home services, workshops and training. 335 Parkway 575, Ste. 220, Woodstock. 770-591-9552. behavior-consultant.com.

Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation. Offers educational, medical, pastoral and vocational services. Aquatic therapy, recreation and assistive technology available. Warm Springs. 706-655-5000. rooseveltrehab.org.

Sensations Therafun. Provides an additional place for parents, children and their therapist to interact; features climbing walls, monkey bars, swings, private meeting rooms, after school and summer programs and more. 1704 Chantilly Dr., Atlanta. 404-634-3500. sensationstherafun.com.

Therapy on the Square. Pediatric occupational and speech therapy - evaluation and treatment. Neurodevelopmental treatment, sensory integration and Therapeutic Listening. 920 Holcomb Bridge Rd., Ste. 350, Roswell. 770-642-0670. therapyonthesquare.com.

Tender Ones Therapy Services, Inc. Physical therapist owned pediatric rehabilitation company that offers physical, occupational and speech therapy to children from birth through age 21. 2089 Teron Trace, Ste. 120, Dacula. 770-904-6009. tenderones.com.

Therapy Works, P.C. Offers Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Intensive Feeding Therapy and Mother’s Morning Out in family friendly setting. Lawrenceville, Thompson Mill, Norcross locations. 770-995-2379. therapyworkspc.com.

Village of St. Joseph Counseling Services. Advocacy services, education workshops, and individual and family counseling for all ages with ADD/ADHD, mental illness, and emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities. 680 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-3527. catholiccharitiesatlanta.org.

Walter’s Rehabilitation Therapies, Inc. Offers alternative options to parents and caregivers of individuals suffering from brain injury with a unique training and teaching process that can be learned and administered in the home. 404-874-6672. genelewis.us.

HIPPOTHERAPY AND THERAPEUTIC RIDING

Chastain Horse Park Therapeutic Program. NARHA Premier Accredited Center. Offers year-round equestrian-assisted activities and therapies for children with physical, cognitive and emotional challenges. 4371 Powers Ferry Rd., Atlanta. 404-252-4244, ext. 27. chastainhorsepark.org.

Coweta Organization for Riding Rehabilitation and Learning (CORRAL). NARHA Premier Accredited Center. Free lessons for students with a wide range of disabilities in Coweta County School System Special Education classes. 52 Oliver Potts Rd., Newnan. 770-254-0840. corraltrc.org.

Creative Therapy, Inc. Provides occupational and physical therapy services that specialize in the movement of the horse and horse activities to meet therapy goals. 1 McGarity Rd., Canton. 770-360-9183. creativetherapyinc.com.

DreamPower Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc. NARHA Premier Accredited Center. Offers group and private therapeutic riding sessions. 123 Equest Dr., Canton. 678-762-7880. dreampowertherapy.org.

Driving Magic. Offers therapeutic carriage driving, horsemanship lessons and group workshops. Duluth. 404-358-4129. drivingmagicinc.org.

Good Shepherd Therapeutic Center. Provides therapeutic riding services to persons with physical disabilities. 390 Barrest Ranch Rd., Warm Springs. 706-655-2354. gbchfm.org.

Horse Time. NARHA Premier Accredited Center. Offers year-round physical therapy, psychotherapy, recreational riding and horsemanship for those with special needs. 10385 Hwy. 278 E, Covington. 770-784-9777. horsetime.org.

Parkwood Farms Therapy Center, Inc. Offers hippotherapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and therapeutic riding sessions. 2519 Parkwood Rd., Snellville. 678-344-6821. parkwoodfarms.org.

Reece Center for Handicapped Horsemanship. Recreational equestrian therapy services. 8280 Wilkerson Mill Rd., Palmetto. 678-423-1734. reececenter.org.

Ride a Wish. Therapeutic horseback riding for children and young adults to enhance their cognitive, emotional and physical special needs. 14770 Wood Rd., Milton. 404-457-8518. rideawish.com.

Sonora Creek. Therapeutic riding programs offered year-round and summer camps for children with special needs. 1937 Gaddis Rd., Canton. Mary, 678-614-5636. sonoracreek.com.

MUSIC THERAPY

Metro Musical Therapy. Provides music therapy services to children, adolescents and adults. Goals addressed in sessions are: social skills, speech and language skills, academic concepts, behavior, rehab and more. Norcross. 404-579-8070. metromusictherapyga.com.

Music Therapy Services of Greater Atlanta. Individual and group music therapy, adaptive lessons for piano, voice and guitar and programs for toddlers and young children. 114 Bulloch Ave., Roswell. 678-277-2632. mtsofga.com.

Music to My Ears Therapy. Uses Integrated Listening Systems’ (iLs) professional programs to address a wide variety of special needs challenges. Integrates auditory, visual, and movement abilities helping the brain become more efficient and effective. 920 Holcomb Bridge Road Ste. 350, Roswell. 678-384-4033

Therabeat, Inc. Provides music therapy services that focus on motor, communication, adaptive, social development and cognitive skills. 310 Papertrail Way, Ste. 302, Canton. 770-345-2804. therabeat.com.

Under Musical Construction, Inc. Uses music therapy as aid for changing/enhancing behavior and developmental stages of growth and learning. Summer camp and ongoing programs. 1569 Cove Creek Cir., Norcross. 770-630-1356. musictherapy.com.

NUTRITION

Life Grocery and Cafe. Natural foods market featuring healthy foods for allergies and special dietary needs. Specializing in additive-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, sugar-free, and yeast-free options. 1453 Roswell Rd., Marietta. 770-977-9583. lifegrocery.com.

The Family Feeding Guide. Registered, Licensed Dietitian provides evidence-based nutrition therapy and food guidance/coaching for busy parents. Specializes in autism, ADHD, food allergies/intolerances, sensory integration issues, obesity, diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). 10475 Medlock Bridge Rd., Bldg. 200, Ste. 205, Johns Creek. 404-409-1747. familyfeedingguide.com.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Anne Ledbetter Photography. Specializes in photographing portraits of children, babies, families and pets. 770-431-0646. anneledbetterphotography.com.

Arion Pro Photography. Specializes in kids portraits, indoor and outdoor with a low hourly rate. Proud photographer of the 2011 Just Kids cover. 770-855-4395. arionprophoto.com.

Haigwood Photography Studios. Children’s portraiture. 565 S. Atlanta St., Roswell. 770-594-7845. haigwoodstudios.com.

Smith Portrait Design, Inc. Family and children’s photography. 770-469-5305. smith-studio.com.

SPEECH THERAPY

Atlanta Area Stuttering Specialists. Offers evaluation and treatment of fluency disorders. 1874 Independence Sq., Ste. B, Dunwoody. 770-399-5455. stuttering-specialist.com.

Auditory-Verbal Center. Provides audio-logical services, auditory verbal therapy, early intervention services, mainstreaming consultations and more. 1901 Century Blvd., Ste. 20, Atlanta. 404-633-8911. avchears.org.

First Words Speech Services, LLC. Provides speech therapy and special instruction to children with autism and complex communication disorders, from infants to early school-age children. 1800 Lake Park Dr. Ste. 102, Smyrna. 770-438-6928. firstwordspeechservices.com.

The Language Group. Provides speech and language therapy, comprehensive evaluations and more. 3756 LaVista Rd., Ste. 104, Tucker. 404-477-9400. thelanguagegroup.org.

PediaSpeech Services, Inc. Offers speech, language, feeding, oral-motor, augmentative communication and reading therapies. Decatur and Norcross. 770-209-9826. pediaspeech.com.

RS Goldring, Inc. Offers pediatric speech therapy. 415 Fairford Ln., Johns Creek. 404-509-6303. rsgoldring.com.

Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Clinic. Offers diagnostic testing and therapy for children and adults on an outpatient basis. Atlanta Speech School. 3160 Northside Pkwy. NW, Atlanta. 404-233-5332. atlantaspeechschool.org.

Speech-Language Pathology Assoc., Inc. A private practice in speech and language offering diagnostic and therapeutic treatment programs for children and adults. Laurie K. Botstein, M.S./C.C.C.-SLP. 3137 Kings Arms Ct., Atlanta. 770-939-9986. slpai.com.

Therapy Solutions of Georgia, Inc. Offers pediatric speech, language, feeding, oral-motor, augmentative, occupational and communication therapy services. 3615 Braselton Hwy., Ste. 103, Dacula. 678-377-9634. tsg-inc.net.

VISION THERAPY

Pediatric Vision Development Center of Gwinnett. Dr. Nadira Shadeed provides private one-on-one evaluations and therapy with the doctor for kids with visual dysfunctions and impairments. 2098 Teron Trace, Ste. 800B, Dacula. 770-904-0979. visiontherapy4kids.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

American Association of People with Disabilities. Membership benefits include a quarterly newsletter, Digital Federal Credit Union, car rental discounts, life insurance and discounted subcriptions to New Mobility magazine. 1629 K St. NW, Ste. 503, Washington, DC. 800-840-8844. aapd.com.

Angel Flight of Georgia. Provides free air transport to people who need to travel for specified medical treatment or therapy that is potentially life saving and not available in their local area. 2000 Airport Rd., Ste. 227, Atlanta. 770-452-7958. angelflight-ga.org.

Benefits Navigator Project, Georgia. A free service that provides work incentive information for people who receive either Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or both based on a medical condition. Shepherd Center. 2020 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta. 866-772-2726. bpaoga.com.

Brain Balance Achievement Centers. Services for neurobehavioral/developmental disorders such as AD/HD, Austim, Asperger’s, Tourette’s syndrome, processing disorders, dyslexia and learning disabilities. Peachtree City, 770-631-3303; Suwanee, 770-614-4790;  Roswell, 770-650-8010. brainbalancecenters.com.

The Center for Research and Expansion of Assistive Technology Excellence (CREATE). Training, consulting, customized software, IEP support. 3423 Fowler Blvd., Lawrenceville. 770-923-3202. center4atexcellence.com.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public health education, training and research. 1600 Clifton Rd., Atlanta. 404-639-3534. cdc.gov.

Childkind. A foster and foster-to-adopt agency for medically fragile children. 3107 Clairmont Rd., Ste. A, Atlanta. 404-248-1980. childkind.org.

DNQ Solutions. Diane N. Quintana is a Certified Professional Organizer who specializes  in residential and home office organization. Helps busy families organize their papers, their things and their time. Diane has obtained Certificates of Study in working with clients whose lives are affected by ADD, hoarding and other mental health conditions and challenges. 404-250-0321. dnqsolutions.com.

Institute for Behavioral Medicine. A research study center for behavioral disorders. Conducts clinical trials and adolescent research studies for autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and AD/HD. 4015 South Cobb Dr., Ste. 120, Smyrna. 770-319-8025. ifbm.us.

Institute on Human Development and Disability. Performs research to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. University of Georgia. 850 College Station Rd., Athens. 706-542-3457. ihdd.uga.edu.