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Child Developmental Evaluations

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations in Lakeland and Central Florida

If you have concerns about your child’s development or behavior, these professionals can evaluate your child for any difficulties learning, speaking, playing, seeing, walking, or hearing.

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Acorn Health

Acorn Health is setting the standard of ABA therapy. We combine scientifically-validated Applied Behavior Analytics (ABA) best practices with pioneering next practices. Acorn Health works with children as young as 18 months. Amy Morris, clinical director in Lakeland, has over 15 years of experience in providing one-on-one ABA therapy, parent behavior support, and school consultations in and around Polk County.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Therapy - ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis
Behavioral Progression, Inc.

Behavioral Progression’s mission is to provide quality and effective Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to individuals and families who are experiencing challenging behaviors or need to increase functional and communication skills. Our aim is to provide individualized functional assessments and treatment programs to the client and caregivers that will equip everyone with the tools for socially significant and meaningful behavior change.

Special Needs Schools | Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Special Needs Resources + Organizations | Therapy - ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis
Brightside ABA

Our ABA therapy services are intentionally focused to a select number of individuals, ensuring a personalized approach for each child. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach; we believe in the power of focused attention and custom-tailored care. With us, your child is always our top priority, and their unique journey of growth is our shared adventure.


Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Therapy - ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis
Family Psychological Services

Family Psychological Services realizes that no two families or people are the same and, as such, we tailor our therapy and psychological testing to meet the specific developmental and mental health needs of our clients. Our team of therapists integrate various treatment modalities within a play therapy setting. We provide individual, family, and group  therapy for toddlers, children, and adolescents.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists
107 Morningside Drive, Suite C, Lakeland, Florida 33803
FDLRS Child Find

Child Find offers information and FREE SCREENINGS for children (birth – 5 years) who may have difficulty learning, speaking, playing, seeing, walking, or hearing. Contact Child Find if you think your child might need special help. There is no charge for screenings, regardless of family income. Child Find can help assess your child’s vision, hearing, speech, and developmental skills and then provide referrals and information on relevant programs and community resources.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Hearing Tests + Speech Therapy
Lakeland Psychology

Lakeland Psychology is the private psychological practice of Dr. Suzanne Lavelle and associates.  Dr. Lavelle provides psychological assessment for children, teens and adults.  She also provides treatment planning and psychotherapy, as well as consultations for other clinicians and professionals.  Free telephone consultations are offered.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists
625 Commerce Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Lakeland Regional Health

Lakeland Regional Health is Lakeland’s hospital and also offers many other services for your family’s health.

Some specific services for children + families include:

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lakeland Regional Health is more than just a hospital. The LRH Physician Group provides care in over 20 specialties at convenient locations throughout Polk County. LRH is home to highly skilled OB-Gyn physicians, certified nurse midwives and a compassionate care team offering expert obstetric and gynecologic care in a comfortable, nurturing environment, located right at the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children.  They provide complete prenatal and birthing care from your pregnancy all the way through delivery.

Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children
With approximately 3,100 deliveries each year, Lakeland Regional Health is experienced in welcoming babies into the world. The Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children with its contemporary design and state-of-the-art technology, is why Lakeland Regional Health is your ideal childbirth destination. Take a virtual tour of the Pavilion or sign up for a free Labor & Delivery Tour to take a closer look at their rooms and services.

Children’s Emergency Department + Pediatric ICU
You’ll also find a dedicated Children’s Emergency Department and Pediatric ICU at the hospital. They also offer classes for childbirth, nursing, and caring for a newborn.

LRH is home to multiple board-certified pediatricians and board-certified nurse practitioners (APRN) who provide care in Lakeland and Winter Haven. LRH partners with Nemours Children’s Health System pediatric specialists.

Center for Fetal Care
For women with a high-risk pregnancy or other underlying conditions, the Center for Fetal Care provides specialized evaluations and consultations. They use advanced technology and testing to give you peace of mind and to achieve the best possible outcome for both you and your baby.

Classes for New Parents
LRH offers a variety of classes for soon-to-be parents and those planning to become pregnant. Class topics include: Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, Prepared Childbirth, and New Parent 101. Click here to see upcoming classes.

See our articles about Lakeland Regional Health.

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1324 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33805
3030 Harden Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33803
3015 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida 33803
4710 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33813
130 Pablo Street, Lakeland, Florida 33803
430 East Central Avenue, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33805
300 Parkview Place, Lakeland, Florida 33805
Lightside Psychology, PLLC

Lightside Psychology, PLLC, established in 2023 and based in Lakeland, Florida, is a specialized private psychology practice focused on the psychological/psychoeducational assessment of children, adolescents, and young adults. Lightside Psychology also provides psychotherapy services and consultation/advocacy to families and larger clinical agencies.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists
1643 Williamsburg Square, Suite 107, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Psychological Associates of Central Florida

Psychological Associates of Central Florida is a mental health clinic providing services for children, adolescents, adults, parents, and couples. Psychological Services are offered for: ADHD/ADD, Autism/Developmental Disorders, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Relationship difficulties, Work-related stress, Bullying, and more.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists | Special Needs Support Groups
5424 Strickland Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33812
1 North Scenic Highway, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Star Psychology, LLC

Star Psychology, LLC is a school psychological practice specializing in psychoeducational evaluations, therapy for children/adolescents and parent-child interactive therapy. Dr. Shey provides individualized and comprehensive services that best fit your family’s needs.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists
464 West Pipkin Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Willow Oak Counseling LLC

Providing mental health services & support groups for adults, children, teens and couples. Specializing in childhood behaviors, trauma, anxiety, depression (to include postpartum), relationships, and grief.

Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists
102 W Orange Street, Lakeland, Florida 33815