PARC’s Children’s Services are located within Discovery Learning Center, a hub for learning opportunities, behavior and developmental therapies, music and art, school readiness and so much more! Learn more about each department below.

OUR CHILDREN'S SERVICES DEPARTMENTS:

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT:

Christina McIntosh
DLC Director
(727) 341-6913

Family Focus

Early intervention services for children and families at risk of or diagnosed with a disability

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT:

Elizabeth M. Hill
Family Focus Program Manager
(727) 345-9111 ext. 6263

Respite

Temporary relief for families to children at risk of abuse and neglect

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT:

Whitney Butts
Respite Program Manager
(727) 345-9111 ext. 6910

On-Site Therapy

Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapies are offered to children in need of services

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT:

Nancy Freeman
Lampert's Therapy Administrator
(727) 541-5304

ABA Therapy

Provided to children with a diagnosis and referral from a physician

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT:

Shayla Ellis
Director of Behavior Services
(727) 345-9111 ext. 6328

Dedicated as the CARMELA MANFREY CENTER

Paul Manfrey, a longtime friend, donor, and former Board Chair and his family wanted their mother’s memory to live on in the children’s programs at PARC.  She had a profound effect on the many lives she touched. 

Bridie Gauthier

Assistant Vice President of Children Services
(727) 345-9111 EXT. 6911
"Children’s services are led by instructors with credentials designed to offer infants through pre-kindergarten age unique, state of the art experiences to successfully enter school."
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