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Useful Early Childhood Links and Resources:

Early Childhood Resources

Speech Referrals

  • Small Talk LLC – Pediatric speech-language pathology practice located in Reston, VA. Marci Nace-Britt, 11710 Bowman Green Drive, Reston, VA 20190, 703-909-9338, marci@smalltalkllc.com,
  • Lindsay Loughlin M.A., CCC-SLP – Expressive and receptive language delays, fluency disorders, articulation disorders and oral-motor disorders.  Lindsay will provide services at your home or at school, Lindsay@loughlinspeechtherapy.com, 703-328-4315
  • Clearly Speaking Therapy - 209 Elden Street, #204, Herndon, VA  20170, 703-435-0488,
  • The Children's Therapy Center - Pediatric thru Adolescent Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy, 100 Carpenter Drive #140, Sterling, VA 20164, 703-707-9060, pediatric-therapy.com
  • Reston Speech and Language Center, 8301 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax, VA, 22031, 703-904-8334
  • Family Compass – Psychological, Neuropsychological, Developmental, and Speech & Language Evaluations and Therapy services for toddlers and preschoolers.  11150 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 150, Reston, VA  20190, 703-471-5517,
  • TLC Speech-Language Services – Rockville, MD,301-424-5200, .  TLC is a private, nonprofit serving children with a wide range of special needs; speech plus other learning disabilities, autism, ADHD, developmental delays, hearing loss, etc.
  • Fairfax County Public Schools Early Childhood Identification & Services – 703-204-6760, 571-423-4121, free screening to assess skills in speech/language, etc.
  • ·Skill Builders – Speech-Language and Occupational Therapy, Annandale/McLean, 703-941-7757(speech), 703-750-2443 (OT). They provide OT screenings, evaluations, consultations and therapy and have a specific handwriting consult as well. www.skillbuildersllc.com


  • - Dr. Athena Economides - Offices in Wheaton and Chevy Chase. 301-986-9263


 Child Development, Education, Parenting and Social Skills Group Therapy

  • In Step – A social skills group therapy program for children, Cathi Cohen, Fairfax or Sterling, 703-433-5771, 703-876-8480, http://www.insteppc.com
  • Family Compass – Psychological, Neuropsychological, Developmental, and Speech & Language Evaluations and Therapy services for toddlers and preschoolers.  11150 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 150, Reston, VA  20190, 703-471-5517,
  • Emmaus Family Counseling Center – Early childhood and childhood services for individuals and their families, 22636 Glenn Dr., Suite 105, Sterling, VA  20164, 703-464-0877,
  • Great Falls Tutoring – Educational diagnostician and therapist, educational testing and tutoring ages 3 – 18.  Susan Kawmy, 703-757-5495, suekaw6@netscape.com
  • NeuroScience Inc., - Primary areas of focus – OCD, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Eating Disorders, ADHD, Specific Phobias, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Insomnia, Keith Saylor, Ph.D., ScM. 703-787-9090, 106 Elden St., Suite 17, Herndon, VA,
  • Child & Family Associates of Greater Washington – experts in treating emotional and behavioral problems, 6063 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA, Dr. Steve Harner, 703-533-3930
  • Achieve Beyond – Marianne Idol, MA, BCBA, LBA – 11240 Waples Mill Road, Suite 300, Fairfax, VA  22030, , midol@achievebeyondusa.com
  • Dr. Michael Oberschneider,  PSY.D. – Ashburn Psychological & Psychiatric Services – 703-723-2999

Developmental Pediatricians/Psychiatrists

Below are the names of a few Developmental Pediatricians in the areas:

Ashburn Psychological Services:  Dr. Michael Oberschneider.  Dan Martino for teenagers.  www.ashburnpsyc.com

Dr. Polly Panitz:  We've heard great things about her but she only sees children who are part of Capital Area Pediatrics.  It's a large practice so wanted to forward it along just in case. The waiting list is about four months. Behavioral & Developmental Pediatrics, Herndon, VA – 703-860-4200

Pediatric Partners for Attention and Learning: This is a bit far (Stafford) but we recently heard of this practice and heard good things. 

Penny Glass:  Penny is at Children's National in DC.  She has a PHD in Developmental Psychology and her team evaluates children for childhood developmental disorders. 

Dr. Susan Pratt: Another developmental pediatrician in the area.  

Golden Assessments – Christine Golden, Ph,D. , Assessments for children suspected of autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, specific learning disability and emotional and behavioral problems.  571-234-1057  www.goldenassessments.com

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