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The Dan Marino Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) 3 organization was established by Dan and Claire Marino, motivated by their experiences in raising their son, Michael, who is diagnosed with autism. For over 24 years, the Foundation has been a leader in innovation and change, "empowering individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities." The Foundation has raised more than $53 million to create unique and impactful initiatives in the community. Among these first-of-their-kind initiatives are the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Dan Marino Outpatient Center, the Marino Autism Research Institute, Marino Adapted Aquatics, Summer STEPS Employment Programs, Virtual Interactive Training Agent Program (VITA-DMF), and now Marino Campus.
Deliver the Dream provides free structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis. The organization does this through a three-day, two-night retreat geared toward a specific illness/crisis such as autism, death of a loved one or cancer.
Autism information of particular interest to the South Florida area, distributed daily. This is a very active List, generating 10-20 postings per day. We are an autism listserv, not a vaccine listserv. Our members are parents of children with autism, the professionals who work with them, and adults with autism themselves. Members exchange information on news, therapies, resources, events, advocacy, on just about anything concerning autism.
Alexis Resnick, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist in Florida, provides assessment, therapy, and consultation services to children and adolescents with behavioral, academic, developmental, emotional, and social concerns. She has experience working with a range of populations, including ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, learning disorders, anxiety, selective mutism, depression, pica, and autism spectrum disorders. She has worked in schools, medical centers, and university-based clinics.
Dr. Udell is a leader in the healthcare industry with forty years of experience. Presently, Dr. Udell is practicing behavioral pediatrics in Davie, FL where he has focused on children with developmental disabilities including ADHD and Autism.
Dr. Udell attended Temple University on a Guggenheim Scholarship and went to Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine for his MD degree. He then became a resident in Pediatrics and Chief Resident at The Wilmington Medical Center in Delaware and the Dupont Institute. He spent two years as a Fellow in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. His main focus throughout the earliest years of his training was on brain hemorrhage and subsequent neuro-development, plus the use of computers to assess newborn nutrition (including some of the earliest publications about that topic).
I work with children and teens as well as adults, couples and families. I have a wide range of experience working successfully with clients with issues such as Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Anger Mgmt., Assertiveness Training, Grief, Self-Esteem, Behavior problems, Motivational issues, Self-esteem, ADHD, Parent Training, Eating Disorders, Sexuality issues, Couples & Family therapy, Women's issues & Coping with Divorce/Separation. I have worked in a number of schools, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, led groups for domestic violence offenders, taught courses regarding divorce issues that affect the whole family, & provided trainings to educators as well presentations throughout the community and businesses.
Using an assimilative integrated approach with a cognitive behavioral emphasis, I provide psychotherapeutic services for children, teens, adults, groups and families. My areas of psychotherapeutic treatment include, but are not limited to anxiety, anger management, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, behavioral issues and management, depression, eating disorders, OCD, parenting issues, adjustment difficulties, school-related difficulties, and social skills training.
High level professionals should never stop going to school. Dr. Bauman travels the country in search of the finest training to update and sharpen skills. He has been traveling to Boston for several years for post graduate training from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Courses have included the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, Child/Adolescent Anxiety, Autism and Asperger's Syndrome.He has studied mind/body medicine with the leaders at Harvard. Dr. Bauman trained in pediatric hypnosis during post graduate classes sponsored by the University of Minnesota Medical School.
I am a licensed psychologist with extensive training and experience in the treatment of adults, children and families. My group practice also offers comprehensive dialectical behavior therapy services including adolescent, adult and parent DBT groups. My credentials include a doctoral degree from Rutgers University and two masters degrees in psychology from Columbia University. I also have specialized post doctoral training in the treatment of children, families, and couples.
Dr. Rogers' training includes evaluating and treating a variety of emotional and behavioral challenges affecting adults (anxiety, depression, relationship and career concerns) and children (ages 3 and up). Treatment modalities include interpersonal and cognitive-behavioral therapy (for adults) and play-therapy (for children).
Dr. Norma Kowalski is a Clinical Neuropsychologist licensed in the state of Florida (PY8258). She holds a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology. During her post-graduate work she trained in assessing and diagnosing a wide variety of neurological disorders. She has assessed and/or treated stroke and head injury patients in hospitals and at inpatient rehabilitation centers. She has worked on workman compensation cases, as well as conducted several Independent Medical Examinations. She has conducted many group sessions to enhance cognition in elderly patients with dementia and presented to traumatic brain injury support groups.
EPD Occupational Therapy, Inc. offers comprehensive pediatric therapy services to identify and correct developmental motor, sensory processing, and speech and language delays impacting children and adolescence. Our team of experts provides skilled treatment that is engaging, motivating, and appropriate for your child.
Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida is dedicated to providing therapeutic riding and equine-activities to children and adults with special needs so that they may improve physically, mentally and emotionally.
Founded in 2004 by Dr. Giselle Faubel, a clinical psychologist, this organization was one of the first in the state of Florida to offer equine assisted psychotherapy in an effort to help people find balance in their lives.
Family Network on Disabilities of Broward County, Inc. is an organization for parents and families of children with developmental disabilities or other special needs. Our mission is to provide support to parents through education, information, and technical assistance. We believe that informed parents are a child’s best advocate.
If your child has special needs…you may too! The Family Network on Disabilities of Broward County, (FND) is based on the philosophy that parents of children with special needs are the best source of information and support for other parents. We can offer valuable information and assistance regarding children with disabilities and the services available. Our Goal is to help parents become the best advocate they can be for their child and family. We offer one-on-one educational assistance with IEP’s, educational workshops, and training.
Families with kids from 6 months to 13 years old are sure to love the unique and varied activities,
classes and attractions at Funderdome!
Adults are welcome to play along, or relax in our Café while the kids get their energy out!
Horse and Petting Pal Interaction, Inc. (HAPPI Farm) is a non profit organization that seeks to better the lives of those with special needs through interaction with a wide variety of animals. We reach out to many groups of people including disadvantaged children, youths at risk, seniors and military veterans. Many studies have shown this interaction to be an effective alternative education. We operate strictly on the the goodwill of the public.
Our program for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and developmental delays focuses on meeting the client where they are and moving them towards increased independence, confidence and higher functioning. The program combines horsemanship skills with Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) techniques.
Out-patient therapy clinic serving children and adults with varying abilities. Offering occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, behavior therapy and respiratory therapy services.