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Developmental Day Treatment  

The developmental day treatment program at Lonoke Exceptional Development Center in Cabot and Lonoke helps develop a variety of skills. The services offered allow our students to work on speech and language skills, motor skills, social-emotional skills, and cognitive skills.

Early Intervention Day Treatment (EIDT) 

All children develop at different rates. If you are concerned about a child’s development, we can help answer your questions.

      Center-based Services 

     Evaluation - Early Childhood Instruction

                              Day Treatment (Habilitation) - STAR Curriculum 
                              Occupational Therapy  -  Physical Therapy   -  Speech Therapy
                                       Nursing Services  -  Nutrition  
                                        Transportation -  Extended care Available



The Therapy services available at LEDC can make a big difference for individuals   with developmental disabilities. Our services include Physical , Occupational, and Speech Therapy. We also offer Home and Community Based waiver services,   Autism waiver and Outreach programs. 

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy assists children and adults in achieving their maximum potential by using therapeutic exercise techniques to improve rang of motion, recovery of strength and endurance and to improve balance and coordination . Physical therapists also provide assistance on how to move independently, or with assistive devices ( walkers, wheelchairs, crutches)

  • Acquisition of develpmental milestones
  • Balance and Coordination
  • Develpment of age appropriate gross motor skills
  • Joint mobility and integrity
  • Posture , positioning and gait

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy helps children develop age-appropriate goals through the use of self- help, play and learning skills. Activities include daily living skills, play activities, sensory integration skills, visual motor skills and fine motor activites.

  • Dressing and Undressing Skills
  • Hygiene  Skills
  • Adaptive Skills
  • Feeding
  • Grasping
  • In-Hand manipulation skills
  • Precision use of fingers
  • Muscle strengthening of small muscles
  • Sensory Integrations

       Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy focuses on articulation, expressive and receptive language, oral motor function and enhancing communication skills. Speech and language development is the foundation for all academics. Speech communication is one of the most fundamental and important of human skills. It is essential to learning , playing and social interaction.

  • Sound production (articulation)
  • Receptive language skills (uderstanding and following direction)
  • Expressive language skills (putting words together, naming objects, etc.)
  • Social skills of language (turn taking, eye contact, reading facial expression)
  • Voice (quality, volume, pitch)
  • Fluency (speed of speech, stuttering)
  • Assistive communication ( sign language)
  • Oral motor skills (movement of the tongue, teeth, lips and jaw) and feeding
  • Sucking and swallowing disorders

Contact us for more information on how developmental day treatment can make a difference.