Pediatrics Plus will host a “Community Night” this Friday for its new Sherwood facility, which is set to open this summer at 1540 Country Club Road.

“The event will include fun activities for the entire family, including free food, ice cream, face painting and bounce houses,” according to a company release.

Pediatrics Plus is a specialized pediatric healthcare provider. “We are committed to helping your child succeed in all stages of life through evidence-based therapy and education, diagnostic services, state of the art facilities, specialized equipment, family support, and community investment,” adds a company release.

Pediatrics Plus’ outpatient therapy provides occupational, physical, and speech language therapy. “Our therapists provide a comprehensive evaluation focused on the specific needs of the child and family and develop an individualized treatment plan based on those needs,” according to the company release.. Therapeutic interventions are used to help a variety of challenges that children may have including: language, pragmatics, auditory processing, speech, oral motor, feeding, swallowing, daily living, strength, range of motion, flexibility, balance, posture, body mechanics, coordination, and endurance.

Pediatrics Plus Developmental Preschool is a comprehensive and specialized health care program for children with special needs and developmental delays. Every child enrolled receives a comprehensive evaluation provided by a team of professionals, a staffing with our Medical Director, and an enrollment conference to create a multi-disciplinary treatment plan that addresses the concerns of both the providers and the family. “We are strategic in our placement of each child into his/her classroom to best ensure the most successful experience,” according to the release.

The Pediatrics Plus Learning and Diagnostic Center specializes in the assessment of the psychological aspects of learning and academic skills. “Our assessment services include a variety of psychological tests that assess language skills, memory, verbal and visual learning, attention/concentration, planning ability, and eye-hand coordination,” continues the release.”We also offer academic skills assessments that include skills like reading, spelling, writing, mathematics, academic achievement and reading comprehension.”

The company works with a long-term goal in mind,

“We don’t just help our clients reach their goals, but also work to provide a foundation that lasts and provides support long after they leave our care. Our goal is to produce successful, functional, and independent adults, which also results in a return on the state’s investment in our children and families! We are committed to continually investing our time, effort, and resources into our families, our staff, and the community.”

Since the beginning, Pediatrics Plus has remained dedicated to our original values and purpose, but with a progressive and innovative approach to serving children and families. Initially housed in a home office, Pediatrics Plus has grown in 13 years from providing home-health therapy services to approximately a dozen families, to an established specialized health care provider of both outpatient therapy and preschool services for more than 500 children with special needs and developmental delays.