Developmental Delay – Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Parents from around the world have helped their children with Developmental Delay or Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) to move along the path to wellness.
Using the programs developed by The Institutes, children diagnosed with Developmental Delay or PDD have been able to significantly improve their ability to learn, to communicate, to solve problems and, in some cases, to perform at age level or above.
“Developmental Delay” and “Pervasive Developmental Disorder” (PDD) are symptomatic labels, not a diagnosis.
A proper diagnosis describes where the problem exists in the brain, the degree of the problem, and the extent of the problem to the brain. To be successful one must treat the brain, where the problem actually exists.
The Institutes offers a comprehensive program that focuses on learning abilities rather than learning disabilities. Our purpose is give the child real abilities to use in the real world rather than preparing the child for special education. Our goal is intellectual, physical, physiological, and social growth towards excellence for each child.
Myths About Developmental Delay
- They will always be slow learners.
- Their speech, coordination and behavior problems are unlikely to change.
- They may need to be medicated.
Our View Developmental Delay
- They can learn just like other kids.
- Their neurological problems can be treated.
- Amphetamines, barbiturates, anti-psychotics and tranquilizers alter brain function.
### Developmental Delay – Pervasive Developmental Disorder
To be successful one must treat the brain, where the injury actually exists. The Institutes offers a comprehensive home program that focuses on neurological growth and development. Our goal is physical, physiological, intellectual, and social growth towards excellence for each child.
The Institutes presents courses for parents where they can learn how to successfully provide enrichment and opportunity at home to help their child progress. Learn More
Our course for the Brain-injured Child is presented in Philadelphia in the United States, India, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Russia, Spain, Australia, Singapore and Mexico. Click For Course Dates
A proper diagnosis describes where the injury exists in the brain, the degree of the injury, and the extent of the injury to the brain.
Parents may wish bring their child to The Institutes. After a detailed history is taken and a careful and thorough evaluation is completed, a diagnosis is made and a home treatment program is designed for each child and carefully taught. Learn More
When parents return home to carry out the program, the staff of The Institutes provide the support parents need to carry out the program until their next visit to The Institutes.
Using the programs developed by The Institutes, children diagnosed with autism have been able to improve function and, in some cases, perform at peer level or above. See Results