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Pediatric Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy Centers
in San Diego
Kara Dodds & Associates

San Diego: (619) 692-0622

Santee: (619) 749-7059


The philosophy of the San Diego Cooperative Preschool, located in Mission Hills, is that children learn through a play-based program planned by highly skilled staff who are educated in the field of child development.  The philosophy sees the child as an individual continually developing at their own rate in all areas including physical, social-emotional, cognitive and creative domains.  A child’s family is seen as an integral part of the program as they participate in all areas of the program.

As of a part of the early intervention screening program through ATPF, Kara Dodds and Associates provides free speech and language screenings to the Unitarian Cooperative Preschool annually since 2013 to help identify children who may need additional support services as they prepare for Kindergarten.

Act Today

Act Today

ACT Today (Autism Care & Treatment Today) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness and provide treatment services to families. One of these areas is supporting military families as they recognize the extraordinary challenges military families’ experience (one for their country, the other for their children). ACT today for military families is dedicated to fund and assist military families impacted by Autism by providing financial assistance to families to help defray out-of-pocket costs associated with Autism treatments and for other qualify programs.

As a military provider, Kara Dodds and Associates is also a financial contributor and donator to ACT today for military families in our community.

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Autism Tree Project Foundation

Autism Tree Project Foundation

Creating brighter futures for children with autism...

The Autism Tree Project Foundation was founded in 2003 to raise money for research to find a cure for autism, to increase community awareness in San Diego and across the nation, to compile and disseminate the most up-to-date information regarding multi-disciplinary approaches to treating autism, and to educate parents, healthcare professionals, and the community about the characteristics and needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. ATPF's current focus is the National Poster Campaign and the Preschool Screening Program.

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Champlin & Associates

Champlin & Associates

San Diego Special Education Attorneys

Champlin & Associates is a full-service law firm representing students and their families in all matters related to education from preschool through transition into adulthood.  With years of experience in education law, the attorneys at Champlin & Associates have the knowledge and experience to achieve the results you seek for your student.

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Easter Seals

Easter Seals

Easter Seals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. Easter Seals works with Kaiser to provide speech, occupational and physical therapy to those who require these specialized services at a variety of Easter Seals sits as well as using outside centers. 

Kara Dodds and Associates has been working with East Seals providing individual therapy services for the individuals they serve.  To find out more or to request our center as a provider call your Doctor today to request our center or call our office at 619-692-0622 and we can help you through the process today

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Tricare

Tricare

Kara Dodds and Associates has been working with military family their unique needs since 2001. We currently serve over 130 Tricare families weekly for therapy visits. We are an “in network” provider work directly with Tricare doctors and to authorizations for your child making it easy for families to obtain essential therapy services.

Request our center directly when speaking with your doctor or call us today at (619) 692-0622 and we will take the lead. Authorizations are typically received within 48 hours of the request. We typically are able to schedule an evaluation and/or therapy within a week as our centers work directly with families to ensure quality of care from scheduling to intervention.

No waiting list. Extended hours Monday – Friday and open on Saturdays.

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United Health Care

United Health Care

United Health Care (private insurance) provides therapy benefits for its participates when eligible for individual speech, occupational or therapy services. 

Kara Dodds and Associates is an “in network” provider for United Health Care and serving its members since 2002.  Our center works directly obtaining authorizations and directly billing them for services making it easy for families to obtain essential therapy services. Call us today at (619) 692-0622 and we will take the lead to find out what your benefits will offer and the therapy plan for your child.

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AKA Head Start

AKA Head Start

Head Start is a federally funded program designed to give three to five year old children and their families the experiences they need to bring about success in public schools and improve their quality of family life. Children receive medical, dental, speech, hearing and developmental screenings. Follow-up services are provided as needed. “AKA” head start located in El Cajon also offers services to children ages one-three years of age through the Early Head Start Program.

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Christ Lutheran School, La Mesa

Christ Lutheran School, La Mesa

Christ Lutheran School located in La Mesa is a Preschool - 8th Grade Christian school rooted in a rigorous academic culture. In its state-of-the-art facilities and technology while remaining strongly committed to a traditional school environment and curriculum. CLS early partnering with parents in the Christ-centered education of their children as they accepts 2 year olds (students do not need to be potty trained) and continues molding students through the elementary and middle school years.

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Lambs of Faith Lutheran Early Childhood Center

Lambs of Faith Lutheran Early Childhood Center

Lambs of Faith Lutheran Early Childhood Center is a ministry of Faith Lutheran Church and believes that play is a child’s vocation.  It is through this medium that he/she learns to organize his/her thoughts and actions.  The purpose of Lambs of Faith Lutheran Early Childhood Center is provide a Christ-centered environment for students to foster self-esteem and to develop at their own rate of spiritual, emotional, cognitive, social, and physical growth.

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Point Loma Red Brick Preschool

Point Loma Red Brick Preschool

Pt. Loma Red Brick Preschool provides a preschool program in a high quality early childhood program with an emphasis on the social and emotional development of the child, with classes for 3-5 years old.  Also, they offer a TLC program offering a high quality, developmentally- appropriate enrichment program for children’s ages 2 and 3, and their parents.

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San Diego Cooperative Preschool

San Diego Cooperative Preschool

The philosophy of the San Diego Cooperative Preschool, located in Mission Hills, is that children learn through a play-based program planned by highly skilled staff who are educated in the field of child development.  The philosophy sees the child as an individual continually developing at their own rate in all areas including physical, social-emotional, cognitive and creative domains.  A child’s family is seen as an integral part of the program as they participate in all areas of the program.

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Mission Valley Center

Kara Dodds & Associates - San Diego
7840 Mission Center Court, Ste. 200
San Diego CA 92108

(619) 692-0622

Monday through Friday: 7:45am6:30pm
Saturday: By Appointment Only

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Santee Location

Kara Dodds & Associates - Santee
8840 N. Magnolia Ave Ste 220
Santee CA 92071

(619) 749-7059

Monday through Friday: 7:45am6:30pm
Saturday: By Appointment Only

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