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  • Title: Working with Disabilities in Children
    Descriptive info: .. View our Newletter Archive.. HOME.. ABOUT US.. PARENTS.. SUPPORT.. CONTACT US.. Upcoming Events.. Tickfaw Canoe Trip.. 05/11/2013.. The children and their families of the Center are invited to the annual canoe trip to Tickfaw State Park on May 11, 2013.. read more.. Run Walk & Roll.. 06/01/2013.. The third annual Run Walk & Roll will be held on June 1, 2013 in Downtown Baton Rouge.. Run Walk & Roll Registration is now Live!.. Since up now for the Center's 3rd Annual Run, Walk & Roll!.. view all.. Affiliates.. UCP.. Capitol Area United Way.. The Mission Statement of the McMains Children's Development Center.. Our mission is to identify and treat children with cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and learning disabilities to enable them to reach their potential and to function as independently as possible.. The Center additionally aims to enhance the quality of life for the families of these children.. The McMains Children's Developmental Center (MCDC) is an affiliate of United Cerebal Palsy and the United Way.. Our center helps children in the Greater Baton Rouge area, and surrounding 12 parishes with cerebral palsy and other disabilities such as sensory processing disorders, severe speech and learning disabilities, AD/HD, and autism.. Latest News.. Center is Looking for New Executive Director.. We are conducting a search for an Executive Director to provide overall strategic and operational guidance for all aspects of the McMains Children's Developmental Center's activities.. Wheels to Succeed Gives Away 75th Bike.. The Wheels to Succeed Program gave away it's 75th adapted bike at it's 5th Annual No Such Thing as Impossible Bike Ride.. Sign up today to participate in the 3rd annual Run, Walk & Roll!.. Support McMains.. DONATE NOW.. Other ways to help.. Helping Children with Cerebral Palsy and other Developmental Challenges since 1954.. 1805 College Drive | Baton Rouge, LA 70808 | 225-923-3420.. Copyright McMains Children's Developmental Center 2013.. All Rights Reserved.. +.. Staff Email.. Web Design by Bone Marketing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.. Isabella is a beautiful five-year old child who has been coming to the Center since she was six months old.. It is very rare to see her without a smile.. Isabella came to the McMains Children's Developmental Center because of concerns of developmental delays.. Isabella's doctors diagnosed her with schizencephaly, an extremely rare developmental birth defect characterized by abnormal clefts in the brain, and  ...   use of language in conversation.. In 2009, Will achieved his long-term goals and graduated from occupational therapy.. Goals that he achieved include tasks like calendar use, coin identification, and handwriting skills.. Will's parents are very pleased that therapy at the McMains Children's Developmental Center has been fun and engaging even after all these years of service.. Help children like Will.. enable us to provide the services children like Will need.. When Joseph was three, his mom realized that he was having trouble with his speech.. She contacted the McMains Children's Developmental Center where Joseph was evaluated.. He began speech/language therapy to address concerns with language and with apraxia, a motor- based speech problem where the brain will substitute a different sound or word than what is needed.. Upon first starting speech therapy, Joseph would hang back by his mom not wanting to venture back with the therapist.. He would go though, and soon he was heading reluctantly back on his own, but would go literally as quiet as a mouse.. Along with his individual speech therapy, he was also paired sometimes with another child.. Together the boys would learn and build together on each other's strengths.. Often though as children enter school and have new learning tasks to accomplish, it is not unusual for new problems to surface.. In Joseph's case, he was now exhibiting some reading concerns at his school.. His teacher noted that Joseph was having difficulty with reading comprehension, word recall and recognition, and writing sentences.. After the teacher, speech therapist, and mom consulted, Joseph was then scheduled to receive a multidisciplinary evaluation, at McMains Children's Developmental Center which included a psychological evaluation for IQ, educational evaluation for strengths and weaknesses in reading and math, speech and language evaluation for processing information and occupational therapy evaluation for fine motor concerns.. At the conclusion of this process, Joseph was able to start educational therapy to assist him with these reading concerns.. Joseph is a happy energetic young man who loves playing basketball, soccer, and the piano.. He is also the proud new big brother.. And by the way, that quiet little mouse now makes his presence known as he goes back to therapy greeting others along the way! Joseph has now entered third grade.. Help children like Joseph.. enable us to provide the services children like Joseph need..

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  • Title: The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Sign up to receive our newsletter.. Click here to sign up for our newsletter.. Download our most recent newsletter.. Fall 2011 Newsletter.. View our Newsletter Archives online.. Click here to view our Newletter Archive.. Erick's River of Dreams..

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  • Title: About The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Our Services.. We are a multidisciplinary treatment center whose services include:.. Medical.. Social Services.. Psychological Services.. Physical Therapy.. Occupational Therapy.. Speech and Language Therapy.. Assistive Technology Assessment and Training.. Educational Therapy.. TheraSuit Therapy.. About Our Facility.. The McMains Children's Developmental Center began serving children with cerebral palsy in 1954.. The legal name of the Center is the Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Baton Rouge, Inc.. The Center was renamed the McMains Children's Developmental Center to honor Dr.. Frank McMains who volunteered his orthopedic medical services to the children for over 33 years.. Today the center helps children in the Greater Baton Rouge area with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities such as sensory processing disorders, severe speech and learning disabilities, AD/HD, and autism.. The areas served by the McMains Center include the parishes of East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Ascension, Assumption, St.. James, Tangipahoa, St.. Helena, Livingston, Iberville, and Point Coupee.. Staff members and volunteers assist families and individuals to reach the goal of independence, helping children with disabilities achieve what everyone wants – to live, work and play independently.. There is no standard therapy that works for all patients.. Therefore, our team of healthcare professionals work together to identify a child's unique needs and impairments and then to create an individual treatment plan that addresses them.. Children with cerebral palsy are followed by an orthopedist who also prescribes therapy.. A pediatrician who performs a developmental neurological examination sees children with learning disabilities.. Social workers provide individual and group counseling for children and their families, help families carry out treatment recommendations, and assist families in using community resources.. Our psychologist provides psychological testing, which gives an estimate of the child’s learning potential or functioning level and identifies strengths and weaknesses, and may test for AD/HD.. The psychologist also provides counseling and behavior management.. Physical therapists provide treatment to enable physically disabled and developmentally delayed children to become as  ...   includes the consideration of the child’s functional skill level, needs, and current environment.. The goal is to incorporate assistive technology equipment and/or services so that children with special needs can reach their maximum potential.. Therapists are able to provide assistive technology assessments and training to improve a child’s ability to communicate and function within their everyday environments.. Assistive technology is used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible.. Educational therapists provide one-on-one educational assistance to children with learning disabilities.. An analysis is made to determine specific problems and treatment is given to enable the child to function adequately within the school program.. Classroom teachers are informed of therapy content and parents are shown how to assist the child.. The TheraSuit® method is an intensive three-week physical therapy program.. TheraSuit® therapy accelerates functional progress for children with neurological, motor, and sensory disorders, and is offered every summer.. Community and Client Programs.. Our Center helps children in the Greater Baton Rouge area, and surrounding 11 parishes with cerebral palsy and other disabilities such as sensory processing disorders, severe speech and learning disabilities, AD/HD, and autism.. Our Staff.. Helen Bohan, LOTR.. Occupational Therapist.. Alice Devall, LCSW.. Social Worker.. Debbie Gauthreaux, LOTR.. Leslie Guilbeau, CCC-SLP.. Speech Therapist.. Kim Haynes, MA, CCC-SLP.. Anne Hindrichs, LCSW.. Lauren Hoffmann, MPT.. Physical Therapist.. Janet Ketcham, LCSW.. Executive Director.. Joyce Khan, M.. ED.. Educational Therapist.. Mandy Langlois, MPT.. Eunice McCarney, BA.. Development Director.. Melissa McKee, BS.. Bookkeeper.. Stephenie Owens.. Administrative Assistant.. Cherri Penton, Phd.. Consulting Medical Psychologist.. Melissa Samuels, CCC-SLP.. Charles Thomas.. Client Transport.. Ellen Thomas, MA, CCC-SLP.. Loni Washington.. Billing Assistant.. Whitney Jo Weindorf, LOTR.. Board of Directors.. Angela Adolph.. Shaune Berthelot.. Cindy Bishop.. Sonny Cranch.. Mary Kay Devillier.. Gina Dugas,.. Vice President.. James Ellis.. Garrett Galjour.. Anya Glusman.. Jenny Hebert.. Mike Krumholt,.. Secretary-Treasurer.. David Legendre.. Emily Mayo.. Jay McMains.. Michael McNulty,.. President.. John Pastorek.. Lois Smyth.. Linda Spain.. Karen Young..

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  • Title: Parent Resource Center at The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Parent Resources.. programs.. helpful websites.. articles.. Search Resources.. Parent Forms.. Forms For New Referrals.. Please be patient while downloading, as the packets have large file sizes.. File packet will appear below.. 2012 Update Forms.. (existing patients only).. The McMains Children's Developmental Center Parent's Page.. At The McMains Children's Developmental Center, our mission is to identify and treat children with cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and learning disabilities to enable them to reach their potential and to function as independently as possible.. Notice to Parents.. The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has changed the way it will implement services for Medicaid  ...   approach to Medicaid fee-for-service is a managed care plan called Bayou Health.. DHH has contracted with five private health plans who are responsible for coordinating and managing the care of their members.. Our Center, as a licensed Medicaid Outpatient Rehabilitation facility, is allowed to be a provider for three of the five Community Care Networks (CCNs).. These are:.. LaCare (AmericaHealth Mercy).. Amerigroups.. La Healthcare Connections.. We are already a provider for United Healthcare.. If you have any questions about this please.. contact.. your social worker here, Melissa McKee, or Janet Ketcham.. Or you may contact the Bayou Health hotline 1-855-BAYOU-4U (1-855-229-6848)..

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  • Title: Help Support The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Ways to Donate.. Donate Now through PayPal.. Donate $10 a month through PayPal.. Join "Friends of McMains" Club.. Wills, Trusts and Annuities.. Non-cash Donations WishList.. Vehicle Donation Program.. Why should you support McMains Children's Developmental Center?.. Our non-profit agency relies on funding from the United Way, fees for services, and donations from individuals and businesses to help.. children function as independently as they can.. We strive to meet children where they are and take them where no one thought they could go.. Donate Now.. Support the mission of the McMains Center with a tax-deductible contribution.. Make a One Time Donation.. Become a McMains CDC Monthly Supporter.. This is a great way to honor the memory of a loved one or celebrate a special occasion, such as an anniversary, graduation or birthday!.. For just ten dollars a month, you can become a monhtly donor and help us in our day to day operations.. It's a small amount that can do.. so.. much!.. Please specify if this donation is in memory or honor of someone, or is to be earmarked for a specific event.. You can also mail donations to McMains CDC.. ATTN: Support, 1805 College Drive | Baton Rouge, LA, 70808.. The Friends of McMains Club.. Join the Friends of McMains Club to support our mission to help children through financial support.. Benefits of club membership include invitations to special events, subscription to our newsletter, and acknowledgement of joining in our next newsletter (if you wish).. We will never sell your information or share it if you wish to remain anonymous.. Name:.. Email:.. Address:.. City, State Zip:.. AK.. AL.. AR.. AZ.. CA.. CO.. CT.. DC.. DE.. FL.. GA.. HI.. IA.. ID.. IL.. IN.. KS.. KY.. LA.. MA.. MD.. ME.. MI.. MN.. MO.. MS.. MT.. NC.. ND.. NE.. NH.. NJ.. NM.. NV.. NY.. OH.. OK.. OR.. PA.. PR.. RI.. SC.. SD.. TN.. TX.. UT.. VA.. VT.. WA.. WI.. WV.. WY.. My gift is.. in memory of or.. in honor of:.. Please send acknowledgment of my gift to: (We do not indicate gift amount in acknowledgment.. ).. Name:.. Please accept my gift of.. $25.. $50.. $75.. $100.. $250.. $500.. Other.. I wish to remain anonymous.. Please do not include my name in any publication.. Planned giving involves integrating a donor's charitable gift into his or her overall financial, tax and estate planning objectives to maximize benefits to the donor while helping the McMains Children's Developmental Center.. There are many gift options that work to provide substantial support for the McMains Children's Developmental Center while creating tax and income advantages for you and your heirs:.. Make a bequest through your will.. Designate life insurance proceeds.. Name McMains Children's Developmental Center as a beneficiary in your retirement plan or IRA.. If you have already remembered the McMains Children's Developmental Center in your estate plans, please let us know.. We are grateful and would love.. the  ...   Depot (to buy ink cartridges).. Clorox wipes.. Baby wipes.. Copy paper.. Batteries in all sizes.. Small toys for the prize box, ie Kid's meal prizes or party favor style toys.. Holiday stickers.. Low odor dry erase markers.. Goldfish crackers.. Animal crackers.. Cheerios.. toaster.. Electric sharpener.. Shaving Cream.. Heavy duty printer.. Atomic wall clocks.. Paper Shredders.. Large plastic file storage bins.. Kleenex tissues.. Refills for Swiffer wetdry mop.. Crayola sound studio.. Wall mounted giant storage hangers, 10", 25 lb load.. 16" flat panel television swivel mount.. DVD/ vcr combo.. Small craft kits for kids.. Post it notes.. Dum Dum lollipops.. Chart tablet 24x32 inches.. Painting canvases no larger than 8x11 inches.. Hand sanitizer.. New or gently used children's books.. McMains' UCP Vehicle Donation Program.. Vehicle donations made to United Cerebral Palsy are tax deductible.. Our organization has been designated by the IRS as a 501c (3) charity.. The best practice is to consult with a tax professional on how to maximize your tax deduction since every car donation and tax situation is unique.. In general, the IRS limits the tax deduction to the gross proceeds from the sale of the car, truck, or other vehicle.. Charitable contributions must be itemized on Schedule A of Form 1040 to qualify.. If the gross proceeds exceed $500, Form 1098C "Contributions of Motor Vehicles, Boats, and Airplanes" and Form 8283 "Non Cash Charitable Contributions", must also be completed and attached.. Forms 1098C and 8283 are required to be provided to the donor within 30 days of the sale of the vehicle.. To learn more on what the donors' responsibilities are prior to making a car donation, please consult the "Donors Guide to Vehicle Donations" found in IRS Publication 4303.. The file may be read with Adobe Reader.. Free Pickup and Other Benefits.. Free Towing whether it's running or not, you can donate your automobile anywhere in the U.. S.. Eliminate the hassle of repairing, advertising, and selling your car by letting courteous, trained staff handle all the details.. Qualify for an IRS Tax deduction.. Rest assured that your donation directly supports our programs and services.. Maximize Your Car Donation Tax Deduction in Moments.. Simply call our toll free number at 1-877-UCP-CAR1, (1-877-827-2271) with the year, make and model of your vehicle, the general condition, the vehicle identification number, and with title and lien in hand or donate online at www.. mcmainscdc.. org and we will handle the rest.. Our friendly operators are glad to answer any questions you may have.. They will arrange a convenient time for free auto towing, and mail your required tax form documentation within four to six weeks.. UCP of Baton Rouge and United Cerebral Palsy have partnered with.. Melwood Charity Car Donation Center.. , a non-profit agency, to manage and operate our vehicle donation program.. Melwood, since 1963 has provided job training and employment for over 2,000 individuals with disabilities..

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  • Title: Contact Us at The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Call/Fax Us.. You can fill out our online form, or call us.. Phone: 225-923-3420.. Fax: 225-922-9316.. Email Us.. Your Full Name :.. Your Email Address :.. Your Phone Number :.. Your message :.. Type letters for security :.. Directions to Us.. 1805 College Drive.. Baton Rouge, LA 70808.. View Larger Map..

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  • Title: Events at The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Tickfaw Canoe Trip | 05/11/2013.. Save the Date!.. The annual canoe trip to Tickfaw State Park will be May 11, 2013.. Families will be getting informational letters and registration forms in the mail in the Spring.. Hope you can join us in this great annual event..

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  • Title: Events at The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Run Walk & Roll | 06/01/2013.. Lace up those running shoes and join us for the third annual Run Walk Roll on June 1, 2013.. This annual event is open to the public with all levels of ability.. You are welcome to Run, Walk or Roll in your chair.. The RWR will feature a kids fun run at 8am and the main event will be at 8:30am.. Food and festivities will be in the North Blvd Town Square.. Stay tuned for more details.. Sponsorships are available.. Registration will be open soon..

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  • Title: Events at The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Run Walk & Roll Registration is now Live! | 06/01/2013.. The third annual Run, Walk Roll registration is now live on Cajun Timing's website.. Visit https://register.. cajuntiming.. com.. The event will start and finish at 4th Street and North Blvd with all the festivities taking place at the North Blvd  ...   at 8 am, and the Run, Walk Roll will start at 8:30am.. Early Registration through May 10, 2013 for $25.. Late Registration and on event day will be $30.. The proceeds of this event go to support the therapy services for children with disabilities at the McMains Children's Developmental Center..

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  • Title: News from The McMains Children's Developmental Center
    Descriptive info: Center is Looking for New Executive Director | 04/02/2013.. The successful candidate will have:.. - An undergraduate or Master's degree from an accredited university.. - State board licensure in one or more of the disciplines represented in the organization is preferred, but not required.. - A minimum of five (5) years experience in an executive or management/ supervisory capacity including a working knowledge of fundraising responsibilities is required.. - Experience in a not-for-profit organization with an  ...   exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to form strategic alliances, highly effective leadership and interpersonal skills and, demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.. An intermediate level knowledge with respect to the Microsoft Office Suite and related software applications is also required.. MCDC offers a competitive compensation and benefits program commensurate with experience.. Qualified candidates should send their resume to: info@mcmainscdc.. org.. The deadline for submission is Friday, April 5, 2013.. An Equal Opportunity Employer..

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