Foundations Developmental House (FDH) pediatric diagnostic and therapy clinic has proudly been in practice since 2003. With a national and international reputation for quality, FDH is East Valley’s blue-chip Speech-Language Pathology & Occupational Therapy Clinic and Learning Disability Center. Highly regarded and respected for their comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, FDH is an authority in differential diagnosis. Accurately distinguishing one disorder from another is imperative to inform the best treatment approach for each child’s unique needs. Families from across the nation and around the world travel to FDH right here in Gilbert AZ, to receive expert services and specialized intervention.
Executive Director Lynn Carahaly, M.A., CCC-SLP is considered an accomplished, renowned Speech-Language Pathologist with expertise in apraxia and language-based learning disabilities. FDH is home of The Speech-EZ® Apraxia Program. We are best known for highly effective interventions to treat childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), global dyspraxia, developmental delays, language-based learning disabilities (dyslexia and dysgraphia), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), feeding difficulties, ADHD/executive function deficit, gifted asynchronous development and disabilities in the twice exceptional (2e) population, and auditory processing disorder (APD). FDH has been providing highly reputable therapeutic services in the Chandler/Gilbert area (since 2007) long before other centers emerged in the East Valley. Lynn Carahaly’s 20+ years of clinical experience, practice longevity, and staff consistency makes FDH a pediatric center families can choose with confidence.
Our professional office and administrative support team is here to help you navigate the evaluation and therapy process to get started or to simply answer any questions you may have. We believe effective communication is needed to facilitate coordinated care at all times. We invite out you to meet the friendly faces you will develop a relationship with along the way.