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Pediatric Therapy Network

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education, Special Education

Mission: Our mission is to lead the way in helping children, families and communities reach full capabilities through innovative therapy, education and research programs.

Target demographics: Children ages 0-22 with developmental delays, disabilities and medical conditions by increasing their capabilities

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2,500 children and their familes

Geographic areas served: Los Angeles County with locations in Torrance and Long Beach

Programs: Providing group programs as well as individual speech, occupational and physical therapies to enhance each child's capabilities and help them attain their greatest level of independence and fulfillment. Pediatric Therapy Network serves children with special needs, developmental delays, disabilities and medical conditions.

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Rating: 5

PTN is an organization founded by occupational therapists and centered around OT. today, they also offer PT and speech therapy, early intervention, and an Early Headstart program. The wealth of offers for families is incredible. From individual therapy to groups like Buddy Club, a social skills group, Leaps & Bounds, their center-based Early Intervention program where therapists are integrated into the educational groups with almost 1:1 ratio between kids and caregivers, to inclusive hiphop dance classes to Toddler Talk, a parent-baby group in the morning that facilitates exchange among parents with young children with disabilities while providing expertise and ideas, to the great idea of "rendezvous respite", the monthly babysitting program that allows parents of children with disabilities to go out on a Saturday night and know their kid is in good professional hands. Maybe I have forgotten some of the offers this organization provides to families... pTN's speciality is sensory integration, a child-centered developmental approach to understand a child's development and behavior, asking why the child is behaving or developing in a specific way. This approach is especially helpful for children withnlearning disorders, clumsiness, difficult behaviors, Hyperactivity, attention problems, and autism spectrum disorders.erapists are very dedicated but waiting lists may belong.