Is a diagnosis of Developmental Delay a life sentence?
“Developmental Delay” and “Pervasive Developmental Disorders” (PDD) are labels that describe a group of 5 conditions that share common patterns involving difficulty with communication and socialization. Medical professionals and doctors sometimes give children with these problems a very negative outlook for health and success in life.
Our programs are based on a more modern understanding of these conditions. “Developmental Delay” and “Pervasive Developmental Disorder” (PDD) are not diagnoses but rather descriptions of a set of symptoms in a brain-injured child.
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.
Parents may wish to 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.
Myth About Developmental Delay
Our View on Developmental Delay
Parents from around the world have helped their children diagnosed with Developmental Delay or 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 improve function and, in many cases, perform at peer level-and above.
Doctors agreed with the parents’ observations that Elisa was experiencing learning difficulties. Her parents began to look for ways to help Elisa catch up with her peers. The Institutes helped her do just that...and more.
“With this program you always have goals to achieve to improve your life. It must be done with tenacity and believe in what you do. It is the only way to improve and be patient, you will definitely notice the results.”
When Tae was four years old, her parents were advised to put her on anticonvulsant medication and to begin physical therapy to help her catch up to her peers, but nothing they did helped her to improve. Today, she’s flourishing as a mother to her own children.
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