Do you want to know more about the unique clinic options we have?
Do you know a child or adult who may benefit from a clinic visit?
If so, the Center for Disabilities offers four clinics as part of scope of service.
The ASD Clinic offers a diagnostic evaluation for individuals who are suspected of having an Autism Spectrum Disorder. ASD is becoming a more common diagnosis for children and adults who may struggle with social skills, communication, behavior, routines, and focused areas of interest.
The FASD Clinic offers a diagnostic evaluation to help identify people who may have a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. FASD can result from even minimal amounts of alcohol during pregnancy and this diagnosis may build a bridge to services for people who struggle with memory and attention deficits, hyperactivity, difficulties with planning and organization, or problems balancing multiple life circumstances.
The South Dakota Leadership Education Excellence in Caring for Children with Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) Clinic is a coordinated effort to address and evaluate the health status of infants and children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities. The South Dakota LEND Program conducts a free, half-day developmental clinic to assist families to understand their child’s strengths, weaknesses, and ongoing health care needs.
The Transitions Clinic is an innovative, comprehensive, daylong, multi-disciplinary clinic designed to assess an adolescent’s current status and future goals in the major life areas of 1) health care, 2) education and 3) employment as they and their family plan their transitions to adulthood. Youth with disabilities and/or chronic health conditions and their family members will participate in a variety of interviews, assessments, discussions and activities with medical, education, rehabilitation and adult service personnel. A family member and self-advocate peer mentor are an integral part of the clinic process. One unique and important feature is the addition of mini work experiences through two to three situational assessment opportunities. The clinic team will provide a set of recommendations for "next steps" as they relate to successful transitions.