Center for Developmental Adoption Medicine
1400 Old York Road, Suite D
Abington, PA 19001
phone: 1-888-817-7303
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Pre- and Post-Adoption Services
Infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school age children can present with a range of issues. We address developmental milestones, attachment and adjustment issues, school readiness and learning styles. We work with the child, the family, additional specialists, the primary care physician, and the school. We hope to be your resource for all questions beginning with, “Is my child okay?”

Listed below are just some examples of the services we offer. Please consult our FAQ page for more information, or contact us with your specific inquiries.

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PRE-ADOPTION SERVICES

• Teach prospective parent(s) what to look for and what questions to ask
• Address questions regarding potential developmental and emotional needs
• Provide guidance for the parent(s) to minimize transitional issues
POST-ADOPTION SERVICES FOR INFANTS, TODDLERS, AND PRESCHOOLERS
Developmental evaluation
  • Cognitive skills
  • Speech and language skills
  • Social/emotional behavior
  • Feeding behavior
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Adjustment issues including attachment disorders
  • Adaptive behavior
Neuromotor evaluation
  • Assessment of muscle tone, primitive reflexes, automatic reactions
    and movement quality
  • Musculo-Skeletal evaluation
  • Gross and Fine motor skills
  • Sensory Integration profile
  • Parent education in support of physical therapy goals
Additional supportive services
  • Review health related concerns as they impact growth and development
  • Consult with nurse on key childcare issues including eating, sleeping, safety,
    and psychosocial impact within the family
  • Nutritional and growth evaluation
POST-ADOPTION SERVICES FOR OLDER CHILDREN
Psycho-educational evaluation
  • Cognitive/intellectual abilities
  • Learning differences and disabilities
  • Academic achievement
  • Visual/perceptual motor abilities
  • Attention and concentration issues
  • Social/emotional development associated with school, family,
    and peer groups
  • Attachment disorders
  • Behavioral problems
Neuromotor evaluation
  • Evaluation as described above
  • Optional consultation with school to address functional mobility issues
Additional psychological services
  • Remedial strategies for developmental delays
  • Behavioral management
  • Family support services
  • Therapeutic intervention