A developmental therapist (DT) is a healthcare provider who specializes in helping people with developmental delays, disabilities and challenges improve their cognitive, social, motor and functional skills. This includes walking, speaking, learning, playing, dressing, eating, working, and participating in hobbies. A DT helps patients of all ages adjust their environment and organize tasks to support their abilities.
A DT typically:
A DT may also be known as a development therapist.
There are 10610 specialists practicing Developmental Therapy in the United States with an overall average rating of 4.5 stars. There are 14 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Developmental Therapy specialists, including Albany Medical Center Hospital, Baystate Medical Center and Community Hospital of Long Beach.