*Cornerstone Pediatric Center is a highly specialized facility created to serve families who have children with ALL TYPES of needs. Our focus is to help guide you and your child to reach his/her potential and to have better quality of life by starting with a fundamental neurophysiological foundation. This may be through growth and development or as part of a journey of healing from trauma.
*Therapy at Cornerstone Pediatric Center focuses on nervous system maturation through exercises, activities, and hands-on techniques that promote optimal brain processing and function. As the brain is better able to process information, we see tremendous growth in all parts of the child! Cornerstone Pediatric Center staff have extensive training in many types of interventions. We combine these approaches to find the right fit for your child’s strengths and needs. Our focus on building the neurological foundation allows your child to grow in self-confidence, sense of self, and self-esteem... and, after all, this is where it all begins.
*Collaboration is an important part of therapy at Cornerstone. We work with parents, grandparents, caregivers, babysitters, daycare providers, school staff, and medical staff to promote success across all environments. Therapy is child-directed and play-based in safe learning environment. Not only is therapy progressive, it is fun!
Provide children who have special needs, and their families, a foundation for developing life skills through a multidisciplinary approach using innovative therapies in a safe, supportive and caring environment.
Who We Serve
Cornerstone Pediatric Center serves children and families throughout West Virginia and the surrounding areas. Our primary focus is pediatrics, ranging from birth through the transition into adulthood. We provide individualized treatment programs for children with special needs, children experiencing or recovering from trauma (medically fragile, foster care/abuse and neglect, injuries), and children who may be experiencing some bumps in the road that are prohibiting them from fully engaging in and participating life. This might present as challenges with stress or anxiety, articulation or communication difficulties, or learning challenges.
Because of the incredible benefit of neurosensorimotor integration therapy through Masgutova Method, MNRI®, our clinical director and co-founder Kathy Citerone also has expanded services to adults with sensory processing challenges, neurological diseases, and trauma recovery. Kathy is a MNRI® Core in Training with nearly 300 hours of formal training in addition to countless hours of research and lecture attendance. Please refer to www.masgutovamethod.com for more information.
Some of the areas that we focus on are: · Autism Spectrum Disorders · Developmental Delays · Learning Disability/Giftedness · Handwriting Difficulties · Sensory Processing Disorders · ADD, ADHD · Genetic Disorders · Cerebral Palsy · Seizure Disorders · Brain Injury · Trauma - Neuromuscular Disorders · Feeding and Swallowing Difficulties · Language Delays and Disorders · Speech Delay, Articulation Disorders · Auditory Processing Disorder · Vision Delays and Impairments
What Makes Cornerstone Different?
“Isn’t all therapy the same? We’ve been seeing the same therapists for years and haven’t made much progress. What’s so different about Cornerstone Pediatric Center?”
All therapy is not the same. At Cornerstone, you will feel the difference as soon as you walk in the door. You will continue to see it throughout your child’s evaluation and treatment. We focus on quality care for your child and family. Our therapists are knowledgeable and passionate about their work. While our therapy is interactive and playful, it is also very purposeful and neurophysiologically based. All of our interventions have a bottom-up approach, starting with a solid foundation then building skills and development. Our therapists want to facilitate growth and progress for your child to be a confident, thriving individual.
Cornerstone Pediatric Center brought “The Missing Link” to West Virginia through the Masgutova Method, MNRI® program. www.masgutovamethod.com This intervention is extremely comprehensive, profound, and life-changing for all of our clients. The evidence exists not only in research, but in each family that we serve.
Some of the unique features that Cornerstone Pediatric Center offers are:
Multi-disciplinary (team) Approach: Our therapists work together with your family as part of a team to develop successful strategies that encourage greater independence and participation in play, school, and daily life skills. ·
Home Programming: Our therapists provide your family with techniques and strategies that can be implemented into your child’s daily routine to maximize progress and carryover of skills. Our therapists provide the intensity in the clinic and they teach your family how to increase the frequency at home making every clinic session as productive as possible.
Innovative Treatment Techniques: Based on current research, our therapists incorporate positive components of traditional therapy methods with innovative and creative treatment techniques.
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