Special Needs Specialist

Raising a child is a monumental task, but raising a child with special needs makes the responsibility seem even more daunting. John H. Carruth, MD helps you navigate that territory, so you don’t have to do it alone. He can diagnose, treat, and guide children with special needs. The staff at TLC Pediatrics Medical Group, Inc. in San Juan Capistrano, California, are well-equipped to handle your unique situation. If you would like extra support, make a call or check online for the next available appointment.

Special Needs Q & A

TLC PEDIATRICS MEDICAL GROUP, INC

What special needs can my pediatrician help with?

Dr. Carruth can and has successfully helped children with:

  • Autism
  • Down syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • ADHD
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Learning disorders
  • Physical disability

How can our pediatrician help with my child’s special needs?

You might think of a pediatrician as someone who does exams, offers prescriptions, and helps children when they’re sick or injured. Dr. Carruth spends a lot of time on those, but he also makes himself available as a resource and guide for children with special needs.

Diagnosis

Dr. Carruth can perform evaluations and assessments to make diagnoses. Diagnosis is critical to get the proper care and management for your child’s special needs.

Treatment

Once he makes a diagnosis, Dr. Carruth can help manage conditions and symptoms with medication, lifestyle recommendations, and modifications. Early intervention is key!

Guidance and support

Having a child with special needs can sometimes make you feel overwhelmed and all alone. Dr. Carruth is a trusted adviser that provides the support and guidance you need to navigate this unpredictable territory.

Referrals

If your child requires specialized care, Dr. Carruth can make referrals and point you in the direction of the proper resources. As your pediatrician, he provides an excellent starting place for any special care that your child needs.

Ongoing Evaluations

Dr. Carruth can check on your child’s progress, make adjustments, and offer counsel along the way to help restore health to your child’s everyday life.

Doctor’s Note

Dr. Carruth can provide proper documentation and recommendations if your child needs special accommodations at school, work, or home. Let Dr. Carruth know if your child needs a doctor’s slip.

How do I choose a pediatrician for my child with special needs?

If you have a child with special needs, you likely want a pediatrician with adequate knowledge and experience treating other children with special needs. He or she should be attuned to the nuances and specific needs of your child.

You also want to consider the personality match between your pediatrician and your child. You and your child should feel comfortable with and trust your doctor. Your pediatrician should also be attentive and willing to spend adequate time with your family.

Dr. Carruth embodies all of these qualities and more. If you’d like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Carruth, call or visit the website.

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Google+

    "Dr. Carruth is the best doctor we have ever gone to. He never rushes you and he is compassionate. He cares deeply for his patients and is truly amazing. "

    Verified Patient
  • Google+

    " He is always been very attentive to our needs and is always very helpful in answering our questions. I would highly recommend going to Dr. Carruth. "

    Parker W.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Carruth is the best pediatrician out there. He has so much knowledge and experience and I trust him 100% with all medical decisions."

    Alisa V.
  • Yelp

    "I literally cannot recommend a pediatric practice as highly as I recommend TLC Pediatrics. Dr. Carruth is the best of the best, and so is his full staff. "

    Francis A.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Carruth is the best and I truly believe his entire staff of doctors, nurses, and staff are caring, kind, knowledgeable, and considerate. "

    Ashley M.
Location
TLC PEDIATRICS MEDICAL GROUP, INC
30210 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite A
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone: 949-328-6980
Fax: (949) 493-1418
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949-328-6980