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San Diego Centers for Pediatric Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy

Since 2001, Kara Dodds & Associates has been providing individualized therapy for children with state of the art centers in San Diego and in Santee, Ca. Some children do best with an individual model where they work 1:1 alongside a therapist targeting specific treatment goals and/or behavior objectives.

Our licensed and certified therapists specialize in:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder / PDD-NOS
  • Expressive & Receptive Language Delays
  • Apraxia & Oral Motor Deficits
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Feeding Difficulties & Aversions
  • Social Skill Deficits
  • Auditory Processing & Reading Difficulties
  • Attention & Organization Skills
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Fine & Gross Motor Skill Deficits
  • Handwriting Difficulties
  • Neurological (e.g. Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, TBI)
  • Cleft Lip & Palate
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Non-verbal Learning Disability

Therapy Center Details & Hours

Our centers are clean, easy to access, comfortable waiting rooms with toys for siblings, lots natural light, plenty of free parking, and easy handicap access.

To meet the needs of families we are open Monday – Friday (8:00 – 6:45) and also Saturday’s (8:00 – 5:00). We are able to schedule sessions “back-to-back” or have siblings scheduled making it easier for parents.

Additional Services

  • Co-Treating therapy services with OT and PT
  • Utilizing our speech sensory room for children who seek more sensory input in therapy
  • Parent Programs (e.g. Hanen: More Than Words)
  • Consultation with other service providers (e.g. School providers, IEP attendance, ABA programs, etc.)

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We accept Tricare, San Diego Regional Center, United Health Care, Easter Seals, Kaiser, most PPO insurance plans and private pay.

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I was recently referred to Kara Dodds & Associates by a good friend. I am now forever grateful to that friend. Kara Dodds has the BEST therapists. 

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Social Skills Language Camp 2016

Summer Camp 2016

Social Skills & Language

Making and keeping friends doesn’t always come easily, but social skills can be learned though modeling, guided play, and practice! Come join our dynamic and creative camp lead by two of our Speech-Language Pathologists.

For kids ages: 4-6 or 7-9:  Should be verbal and have the ability to work in small groups


To learn more about Summer Camp Dates & Cost download flyer

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