Q. How do I enroll in services?
A. Call our intake specialist and she will take information about your child’s needs and set up the appropriate appointment(s).
Q. How are the evaluations and therapies conducted?
A. Once your child is scheduled for an evaluation, paperwork will be mailed to your home. This paperwork is due back prior to your appointment. Evaluations usually take two hours and all therapy sessions are set up for 25 or 55 minute sessions with five minutes for discussion with parents.
Q. What insurances do you accept?
A. Heartspring accepts most insurance. The intake coordinator will have knowledge of this information or you may call and ask the insurance coordinator.
Q. Do you only provide services to “special needs” children?
A. Heartspring Pediatric Services provide services to any child that has a need to improve their skills, whether in speech, writing, walking, behavior, etc. We work with children with very little need to the most extreme needs.
Q. What is the difference between Heartspring and Rainbows?
A. Heartspring Pediatric Services and Rainbows are collaborators. Pediatric Services is a medical model and is not a part of the education process, however, Heartspring clinicians work in close contact with education programs and therapists with parents permission.
Q. Do you offer financial assistance?
A. Yes. Heartspring Pediatric Services will give every child a chance to receive therapies. If parents are unable to afford therapy, insurance is denied and/or insurance has reached the maximum benefit, they may request an application for financial assistance. Please don’t hesitate to ask.
Q. How is the developmental pediatrician involved in Heartspring’s outpatient services?
A. Our developmental pediatrician is the medical director of Heartspring School, but also continues her outpatient practice through Heartspring Pediatric Services. She will evaluate children between the ages of birth through five for diagnosis and treatment suggestions.