Welcome to Independent Living Inc. Pediatric Therapy! Since 1996, we have taken great pride in helping children and parents overcome challenges and achieve goals.

We offer speech-language pathology, physical therapy, occupational therapy and early intervention in your home, your child’s school/daycare or in one of our five outpatient, pediatric clinics. Our focus is on the individual needs of every infant, child, and adult who will benefit from our team of skilled professionals.

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for the parents and caregivers
for the parents and caregivers
for the parents and caregivers

Early Therapy for Autism Can Make A Difference

Experts are learning that early diagnosis and therapy in children with autism can have a significant effect on the outcome. Read the CNN article on "Early therapy can change brains of kids with … [Read More...]

The Head Shape Clinic Addresses Positional Plagiocephaly

Chantel Hietler, PT and Director of Occupational and Physical Therapy Services with Independent Living Inc., takes part in the Head Shape Clinic twice a month. The Head Shape Clinic Led by … [Read More...]

The Importance of Tummy Time

Start Early to Prevent Delays Babies should always be placed to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of SIDS, but from day one it is just as important to give them plenty of opportunities to play … [Read More...]

Toe Walkers | Children Walking On Toes Beware!

Children walking on toes walk on their toes for various different reasons. Some parents look at toe-walking as a benefit to the future ballerina and other parents become very concerned when their … [Read More...]

It’s More Than Just Painting!

Ever wonder what other AWESOME things you could do with Blue Painter’s Tape? Many Independent Living Inc. pediatric therapists use this great stuff during therapy sessions. The bright color, easy … [Read More...]

Children With Special Needs Awareness

Evelyn Mann is a special needs mom living with her husband in Tampa, Florida. They are raising their six year old son who was born with a rare form of dwarfism called Thanatophoric Dwarfism. You can … [Read More...]

How To Teach Your Child Colors!

It's dress alike day at the Citrus Park Clinic! A group of ILI therapists and office staff all dressed in gray and black today! This is a great way to teach your children colors. Pick a color for the … [Read More...]


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Featured Articles

Autism: The Importance of Early Detection and Intervention

As with any child with special needs, early detection is essential to allow interventions to be implemented. With autism, intervention needs to be started before deviation and delay from the normal pattern of development has progressed too far. A characteristic unique to Autism Spectrum … [Read More...]