Below is a listing of some the professionals in the Lake Norman area that provide services for children with special needs. Occasionally we list those outside LKN if our members have found them particularly beneficial. We do not, however, necessarily endorse any of these listed service providers.


Brain Integration Specialist / MNRI Practitioner / Relfex Integration

Adele Scheissle ~ Optimal You Coach ~ Charlotte (these practitioners are few and far between so we have listed the only one we are aware of in close proximity. It is in Charlotte, but she teaches you how to do the body work at home.)

Occupational &/or Physical Therapy

Pediatric Advanced Technologies (formerly Integrative Therapy Concepts) ~ Mooresville

Kidsabilities ~ University Area of Charlotte

K2 Sports Therapy ~ Mooresville

Occupational & Physical Therapy @ Lake Norman Children's Therapy ~ Huntersville

Team Therapy Group ~ Cornelius ~ Contact: 704.895.7343

Crossway Pediatric Therapy ~ Charlotte

Pediatric Theraplay, Inc ~ Provides Therapy in Child's Natural Environment ~ North Charlotte

Speech & Language Therapy

Speech Discovery for Kids ~ Lake Norman Children's Therapy ~ Cornelius

Child Language & Developmental Speech ~ Davidson

Echo Speech Therapy ~ Julia Franklin, MS, CCC-SLP ~ Huntersville

LKN Speech Language Pathology ~ Mooresville

Pediatric Theraplay, Inc ~ Provides Therapy in Child's Natural Environment ~ North Charlotte

ABA Therapy

Positive Behavior Supports Corp ~ Charlotte

Play Therapy

Playful Connections ~ Huntersville

Vincent L. Pastore, Ph. D. ~ Psychologist & Certified Sand Play Therapist ~ Mooresville ~

Music Therapy

Music with Mindy ~ Mooresville

Grace Notes Music Therapy, LLC ~ Huntersville

Therapeutic Horseback Riding / Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Kids Rein ~ Therapeutic Horseback Riding for Children with Disabilities ~ Moved from Huntersville to Midland

Firmly Rooted Counseling & Consulting ~ Equine Therapy ~ Davidson

Triple Play Farm ~ Davidson

Achieving Balance at the Farm (formerly Calico's Haven) ~ Mooresville

Therapeutic Yoga

Therapeutic Yoga @ Firmly Rooted Counseling ~ Davidson

Vision Therapy

Dr. Stephen Eyler ~ University Eye Associates ~ Davidson

Sight Work ~ Advanced Family Eye Care ~ Denver

Dr. Genia Beasley ~ All Ages Vision Care ~ Charlotte

Biofeedback / Neurofeedback

Carolinas Biofeedback Clinic ~ Neurofeedback ~ Davidson

New Mentality ~ Biofeedback - Neurofeedback - Counseling ~ Mooresville

Psychological & Educational ~ Evaluations & Therapies

Danielle Milburn Ph. D. ~ Lake Norman Pediatric Therapy ~ Cornelius

The Center for Family Transformation ~ Cornelius | Kyle Ferlic ~ Special Interest in Trauma

Mishael Hamrick ~ Lake Norman Educational Therapy ~ Mooresville

Jackie Kurtz ~ Greenwood Counseling Center ~ Mooresville

Mark Retan ~ Orton Gillingham Tutor and Educational Services ~ Huntersville (LKN Children's Therapy, Independent Contractor,, 704-896-8688 ext. 206 )

Jennifer Sipp, Ph.D. ~ Lakeside Pshychological Services PLLC ~ Huntersville

G. Laverne Fesperman, LCSW ~ Shoreway Family Therapeutic Services ~ Huntersville

Annie Seier, LCSW ~ Firmly Rooted Counseling & Consulting ~ Davidson

Vincent L. Pastore, Ph. D. ~ Psychologist & Certified Sand Play Therapist ~ Mooresville Contact:

Lake Norman Counseling ~ Mooresville

Eastover Psychological Group & Psychiatric Group ~ Concord


Brain Balance ~ Cornelius

Brain Gym Instructor/Consultant ~ Geri Lubash ~ Davidson Contact:, 704.896.6248

Medical Doctors & Other Professionals

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Joseph Stegman, MD ~ Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics of the Carolinas ~ Concord


Dr. Bradley Reddick ~ Eastover Psychological & Psychiatric Group ~ Cornelius

Carolina's Psychiatry & Behavioral Wellness ~ Davidson

Pediatric Neurologists

Jean R. Corbier, MD ~ Brain Restoration Clinic ~ Indian Land, SC


Dentistry for Kids ~ Huntersville

Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry ~ Davidson

Saks Orthodontics ~ Mooresville


Doyle Chiropractic & Acupuncture ~ Huntersville

Adjusting the World Chiropractic ~ Huntersville

Holistic Hands Chiropractic ~ Specializing in Maternal & Pediatric Care ~ Cornelius


Energy Healing

Brianna Bedigian ~ Davidson

Karin Sawhill ~ Energy Balancing ~ Cornelius

Hair Styling

7 Cutz Above ~ Traveling Hairstylist Catering to Individuals with Special Need

"We are the pollinators... our children, the diverse and splendid blooms."