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Our Center for Behavioral Health in Tampa, FL Educates Families on Resources

Are you feeling overwhelmed? As the parent of a child with challenges in behavioral health in Tampa, FL the endless amount of resources available to you can be overwhelming. Educating our parents and supplying access to the right tools, such as behavioral therapy here in Tampa, as well as resources, exponentially enhances your child’s ability to maximize his or her potential. Count on our professionals to help you sort through all of the resources to find the ones that are the best fit for your child and their needs.

What we do best here at our behavioral health center in Tallahassee is provide individualized therapy for your child. After a thorough assessment, we come up with a plan that is tailor-made to meet the specific needs of your child and encourage his or her growth and development. With your child’s best interests in mind, we invite parents to ask us about the resources we have learned to trust over the years.

Here at our North Tampa behavioral health center, we understand that you want to access resources from providers who work with children with autism and special needs on a regular basis. The right resources can make it so much easier to seek help on everything from medical care to dental providers to educational opportunities and legal assistance. Here are our favorite resources and recommendations to help your family gain the must-know information, connect with the best partners, and receive the support you need:

Contact us today to help you connect with essential resources for your child. We serve clients in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota, and Leon counties in Florida. We also serve clients in Northern Virginia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Knoxville, Tennessee. Our ABA therapy clinic locations are in Tampa and Tallahassee. Our ABA in-home service locations are in Florida, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. See all locations »

Recommended* Medical Professionals – Autism Spectrum Disorder

*All resources found on this page are meant for referral purposes only. These organizations are not affiliated with Engage Behavioral Health and behavioral therapy services rendered are done so independent of our organization focusing on autism.

TAMPA BAY

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

University of South Florida
Website

Dentistry

Dr. Silver & Ruso (Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics)
(727) 577-4911

Nutrition & Feeding

The Engage & Preservion Program: Healthy Nutrition for the Family
Cindy A. Krueger, MPH President of Preservion, Inc.
Website

Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapy & Floor Time
Dana Johnson-Pediatric Therapy Services
Website

Pediatric Care

Dr. David Berger
(813) 960-3415 (Tampa)

Dr. Jay Harvey
(727) 645-69411 (Trinity Area)

Dr. Jordan Samter
(813) 978-1522 (Tampa)

Dr. Jeth Solomon
(727) 381-5437 (St. Petersburg)

TALLAHASSEE

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Florida State University College of Medicine
Website

Speech/Language Therapy

Meghan Wilkey
Email

First Words Project
Florida State University College of Medicine
Website

“Autism Friendly” Businesses in Tampa Bay

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) at the University of South Florida maintains a list of “autism friendly” businesses to create a more inclusive community for people of all abilities. See the list »

Other Resources

Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Website

Scholarships

Jacob’s Touch
Website

Lawyers for Autism
Website

United Healthcare Foundation Grant
Website

Family Support

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
Website

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
Website