Most children come to The McCarton Center initially because of delays in language acquisition, motor development, social skills, and apparent behavioral or learning difficulties, Children are referred by their pediatrician or their nursery and grade school and others are brought directly by concerned parents based on their observations in the home.

The McCarton Center evaluates and treats a wide range of developmental disabilities from birth through age 14. These disabilities include:

  • Language Disorders (Expressive and Receptive)
  • Pragmatic Language Deficits
  • Verbal Apraxia/Dyspraxia
  • Oral-Motor Dysfunction
  • Feeding Disorders
  • Fine and Gross Motor Deficits
  • Hypotonia and Hypertonia
  • Motor Planning Deficits
  • Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention Deficits/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Cerebral Palsy