With a team of pediatric professionals, Regional Child Development Clinics provides diagnostic evaluations for children birth through eight suspected of developmental delays or disorders. The results are compiled with suggestions and recommendations for services that will best address the child's needs.
Regional Child Development Clinics FAQ
Q: What services do you provide?
A: Developmental evaluations, speech assessments, physical therapy assessments, occupational therapy assessments, therapy services, parent workshops on requested topics (ABA therapy, feeding, behavior).
Q: Are your therapists trained to work with my child?
A: Each Therapist has years experience in early intervention of pediatrics, and hold licenses by the Kentucky Board in their respective disciplines (speech language pathology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and psychology).
Q: Where do your referrals come from?
A: Referrals are received physicians, school systems, childcare, parents, or anyone who is concerned with the development of a child. When the referral is received, the parents mailing address is obtained and an application is sent to give more detailed information of the concerns of the referral, to determine that the parent has concerns and is willing to have their child tested, and if the referral is appropriate for the services provided by our office. This information will give detailed background of the child's progress from birth to this point, any family history of disabilities or delays, medical conditions, and therapies received.
Q: How is your agency funded?
A: Regional Child Development Clinics is a not-for-profit organization. We are partially funded by grants from United Way of Southern Kentucky and WHAS Crusade for Children, and private pay. The remainder is reliant upon fundraising events and additional community support.
Q: How can the public help RCDC?
A: Volunteers can help with office work or assist in fundraising and events. They can also share specific talents like web-site updates, photography, art, present at a parent workshops, give agency information to others. Anyone interested in volunteering should call 270-843-8284 to inquire.