Whiting Pediatric Therapy Services (WPTS) is an excellent professional choice for your child.
Our programs and services are available in a variety of settings and natural environments including homes, schools, and our child-friendly clinic. Our experts implement evidenced-based strategies for a collaborative and productive model of learning. WPTS provides highly qualified professionals that support children's developmental needs through continuity of care and developmentally appropriate practices.
Our philosophy to therapy is to actively involve parents and caregivers in the treatment process. Family participation is strongly encouraged and is a key element in helping children achieve their
goals.Our professionals maintain an open line of communication with all families and caregivers to maximize the impact of services being delivered.
Our services are highly individualized, with therapy programs customized for your child’s need and your schedule.
WPTS currently accepts the following insurance:
United Health Care
We are currently a "Non-Participating" approved provider (out of network) with the following plans.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida
Private pay and out-of-network plans are accepted. We currently have additional contracts pending. For further information or assistance with insurance authorization, please call our office at (772) 584-3888.
Please check with your insurance provider to determine benefit coverage.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I make an appointment?
Referrals are received from various professionals including doctors, teachers, and other therapists. If you have a concern, first discuss it with your physician and request a referral for evaluation, then call us to set up an appointment.
What is a PEDIATRIC Speech-Language Pathologist?
...a licensed professional trained in evaluation and treatment of children with:
Expressive and receptive language disorders
Communication disorders: stuttering, voice problems, and speech delay
Articulation and phonological disorders
Cognitive skills: problem solving and reasoning
Social skills/behavior management
Oral motor and swallowing skills
What is the difference between an Occupational Therapist and a Physical Therapist?
Although their knowledge base is similar, occupational therapists typically focus on fine motor skills (i.e., grasping, handwriting), visual-motor skills, oral motor abilities (i.e., food refusal, food selectivity, oral motor dysfunction) and sensory integration. Physical therapists are specialized in gross motor skills (i.e., rolling, sitting, crawling, walking, jumping), functional mobility skills, postural alignment (including the legs and feet), and gait (walking).