DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CLINIC
(CHILDREN & ADULTS)
Inspire offers a comprehensive selection of services in support of the developmental disabled, available for both children and adults with the goal of improving the lives of those with developmental disabilities within the local community. Through programs such as Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology; Inspire works to ensure that people with disabilities are able to maximize their physical and mental abilities, as well as successfully achieve integration within their communities.
Inspire’s Speech Department is staffed by New York State Licensed and American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) certified Speech-Language Pathologists. We are dedicated to addressing your communication needs. Inspire’s Speech-Language Pathologists offer evaluations and treatments for individuals facing difficulty in any aspect of communication. Our Speech-Language Pathologists are trained to assist people who demonstrate a variety of communication disorders including speech articulation disorders, apraxia, dysarthria, voice disorders, fluency disorders, aphasia, language disorders, and developmental disabilities. Anyone in need of communication intervention is eligible to receive speech services. Information about Speech-Language Pathology can be obtained from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Physical & Occupational Therapy
Inspire’s Physical Rehabilitation Department is staffed by New York State Licensed Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists, assisted by New York State Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants and New York State Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistants. We offer evaluations, intervention within one-on-one treatment sessions, consultations with family members, the development of home programs, and recommendations for adaptive equipment.
Our Physical Therapy staff is trained in the treatment of various diagnoses of orthopedic and neurological origin, and developmental disabilities. Evaluation and treatment addresses gross motor performance, balance, ambulation, safety, and functional skills. Information on Physical Therapy can be obtained from the American Physical Therapy Association.
Our Occupational Therapy staff is available for evaluation and treatment in the areas of fine motor performance, activities of daily living, safety, and functional performance and adaptation. Information about Occupational Therapy can be obtained from the American Occupational Therapy Association.
At Inspire we work collaboratively within a team of professionals to help students achieve learning goals, promote positive behaviors and teach social skills. The staff meets with parents and teachers to discuss learning, behavioral, familial and social problems.