Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Miami, FL
WeMind Institute specializes in pediatric neurological care, as well as treatment for headaches and migraines, testing for ADHD, and children with autism. We offer diagnostic and treatment services for pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders for children who live in Miami, Doral, the greater Miami area, and the surrounding areas of Florida.
What Are Neurodevelopmental Disorders?
Pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders are conditions that interfere with the child’s development. The disorders stem from abnormalities in the brain or brain function. Treatment aims to help children live with their disorders. We are dedicated to helping your child strive with treatment therapies and ultimately reach their maximum potential.
How Much Does Treatment for Neurodevelopmental Disorders Cost?
WeMind Institute accepts most medical insurances for diagnosis of pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders.
What Are the Most Common Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Conditions?
Dr. Vasconcellos and her team are experts in the following common neurodevelopmental conditions.
- Learning Disabilities
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Developmental Delay
- Speech Delay
- Motor Delay
Our highly trained staff work to diagnose patients with these conditions, create detailed personalized treatment plans based on their diagnoses and track their progress throughout the treatment process.
What Are the Signs of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children?
Symptoms of a neurological developmental disorder in children are shared with other medical conditions, so you should have your child evaluated by Dr. Vasconcellos prior to treatment. Symptoms may include:
- Poor motor skills
- Learning at a slower pace than children of the same age (as determined by a educational or clinical professional)
- Challenges with math, reading, and writing
What Causes Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children?
Many neurodevelopmental problems begin before birth, and others develop within the first few years. In most cases, the cause is unknown, although some conditions appear to be genetic in nature.
How Are Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children Treated?
The goal of treatment for neurodevelopmental disorders in children is to help them learn how to manage their symptoms while improving their ability to do well in school and at home.
Why Choose WeMind Institute for Pediatric Neurology Treatment?
WeMind Institute works with children from birth to approximately 22 years old. Dr. Vasconcellos is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in pediatric neurology and headache medicine for families in the greater Miami area, and surrounding communities in Florida. We also specialize in pediatric headaches and migraines, testing for ADHD, and working with children who have autism. WeMind Institute is known for offering the QbTest to diagnose ADHD, and we link parents with supplemental community programs for children with neurological disorders, including scholarships and school programs.
Dr. Elza Vasconcellos is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in pediatric neurology and headache medicine for families in Miami, Doral, the greater Miami area, and the surrounding communities in Florida. Contact us today to learn more about our pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders services and schedule an appointment.