Referral and Evaluation
Families may request a comprehensive developmental evaluation at any time to determine if their child is eligible for early intervention services. A child may also be referred by many other sources, including physicians, public health nurses, social workers, child care providers, friends, Family Resources Coordinators, hospitals, and school districts.
Contact the Center at 509.735.1062 to refer a child (birth to age three) to the Children’s Developmental Center.
Standardized tests are given by licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language therapists, and certified special education teachers to determine eligibility of each child.
The pediatric professional staff at the Children’s Developmental Center works as a TEAM with the family and their Family Resources Coordinator to develop an individualized program to meet desired outcomes identified by the family and other team members.
The primary care physician must refer a child (18 months to 10 years old) for a Comprehensive Autism Diagnostic Evaluation Team (CADET) assessment. CADET is a multidisciplinary evaluation team which differentially diagnoses autism spectrum disorders (Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and PDD-NOS). To schedule an intake appointment, contact the office of Dr. Scott Grewe, Sageview Youth Psychology, at 509.627-2600.
Pediatric Incontinence Program
The Incontinence Program is designed for youth 5-18 years old with bladder and/or bowel dysfunction as the primary diagnosis. Typically treatment is offered 1-2 times a week for a period of 6-8 weeks.