Available in Gaston, Cleveland, Caldwell, Burke, Catawba, Alexander, Lincoln and McDowell counties.

Developmental Therapy (DT) is designed to assist children and adults, ages 3 and older that are diagnosed with a developmental disorder. The goal of this service is to help individuals meet their developmental milestones and to live in the community as independently as possible.

The focus for children is on strengthening skills in the major developmental domains and may include training and activities in areas such as:

  • self-help,
  • language
  • cognitive development
  • psychosocial skills

DT for adults may include training in activities to strengthen appropriate developmental functioning in areas of:

  • self-care,
  • mobility,
  • socialization,
  • independent living, and
  • self-advocacy and rights

Developmental Therapists can work in in the community or home of the individual receiving services.

ComServ, Inc. delivers Developmental Therapy (DT) through their offices located in Gastonia and Morganton. Services can be provided to individuals living in Gaston, Lincoln, Caldwell, Burke, Catawba, Alexander and McDowell counties. Developmental Therapy services cannot be provided to individuals with Innovations waiver funding. Services are funded through State dollars (IPRS).

For additional information contact:

Gastonia -980-320-1753
TTY - 980-320-1757

Morganton - 828-430-7195
TTY - 828-430-7194

Lincolnton - 704-732-1745

“A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.”
William Arthur Ward