What we provide our partners
The Detroit Institute for Children (DIC) partners with public, private and charter schools, early childhood programs and community services providing special needs services on location to the child.

What our professionals provide
Our Special Needs Service professionals provide high quality therapy services. Every member of our team is highly trained, compliant, subject to the ethical and standard practice of their professional domain and licensed by the State of Michigan.

Our services include:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech language therapy
  • Special education coordination and consultants
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Mental Health Therapist

Our services include consultation, observation, evaluation, testing, and therapy and we provide all testing, evaluation materials, and therapy supplies.

If you need multiple services, we provide all the above, under one contract, through our “Special Education Support Teams.” There is no minimum required number of hours to initiate a contract. Whether you need support for the entire year, an evaluation for one student, temporary staff leave coverage, or any other combination of services; we will work to best meet your needs.



Help us change lives!

The Detroit Institute for Children needs your help and provides many ways you can support our mission to help change the lives of children with special needs.

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Your continued support helps ensure the longevity of our programs and our ability to help children for years to come.





2045 E. West Maple
Suite D-407
Commerce Township, MI 48390

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The Detroit Institute for Children currently serves more than 5,000 children with special needs in schools, Head Start, and Early Intervention programs throughout Detroit and Southeastern Michigan. The DIC provides speech language pathology, occupational therapies, social work, psychological services and special education consulting.

The Detroit Institute for Children is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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