Anna Shaw Children's Institute

1201 Burleyson Road, Dalton, Georgia 30720
United States
view phone706-226-8900
view fax 706-226-8905
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Insurance Accepted:
Aetna Health Plans, Alliant Health Plans of Georgia HMO/PPO/Exchange, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia HMO / PPO / SHBP / BOR (No Exchange Plans), Cigna Healthcare PPO, Health One Alliance PPO, Humana Military/Tricare PPO, Straight Medicaid, Private Health Care System (PHCS)/Multiplan PPO – limited plans, Starmark PPO – limited plans
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Anna Shaw Children’s Institute
Dedicated to the memory of Anna Sue Shaw, the Anna Shaw Children’s Institute is a regional leader providing care for children from birth through 11 years of age, who experience the challenges of developmental delays. The Institute is in the style of a treehouse and is located in a serene environment adjacent to Hamilton Medical Center. Every detail of the center was carefully designed to provide an inviting, comfortable place. Children and families can receive diagnoses, treatment, therapy services, and support all under one roof. For convenience, there are entrances on the lower and upper levels, with parking available on each level.

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Anna Shaw Children’s Institute provides evaluation, diagnosis, and ongoing care for children from birth to age 11 with developmental delays.

Developmental behaviors include:
• Attention disorders
• Autism spectrum disorders
• Behavioral issues due to developmental delays
• Behavioral and developmental challenges due to pediatric chronic illnesses (genetic disorders, epilepsy, prematurity, neurological disorders, congenital heart disease)
• Developmental delays in speech, language, and thinking ability
• Habit disorders
• Learning/cognitive challenges
• Motor skill delays related to other conditions
• Regulatory disorders
• Visual and hearing impairments

Pediatric Psychology
We offer psychological testing and therapy services for children from birth to age 11 who are receiving services at the Institute.

Psychological services include:
• ABA Therapy
• Behavioral Therapy
• Individual Therapy
• Autism Evaluation
• Developmental Evaluation
• Psychological Evaluation
• Psychoeducational (Cognitive) Assessment
• Social Skills Group
• Family Support
• Parent Training

Therapy Services
Comprehensive outpatient pediatric therapy programs for children from birth to 11 are led by occupational, physical, speech/language, and music therapists.

Interventional services include:
• Aquatic Therapy
• Assistive Technology including Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC)
• Oral Motor/Feeding Therapy
• Sensory Integration
• Neurodevelopmental Treatment

Family Support Services
Anna Shaw Children’s Institute has a Registered Nurse Care Navigator, an Educational Resource Coordinator, and a Social Worker to assist with resources and provide one-to-one support for parents.

Assistance with:
• Agency Options
• Behavioral Intervention Resources
• Care Coordination
• Community Support Groups
• Educational Support (including collaboration with school systems and IEP support)
• Transition Support
• Financial Resources
• Hippotherapy availabilities
• Legal Resources
• Summer Camp(s)
• Yellow Dot Safety Program

Anna Shaw Children's Institute
1201 Burleyson Road
Dalton, GA 30720
Phone: 706.226.8900
Fax: 706.226.8905

On the campus of Hamilton Medical Center