Why Choose Ascent?

At Ascent Children’s Health Services, we are proud of the reputation that we have established for providing clinically excellent care in an environment that promotes lasting healing.

For more than 25 years, our dedicated staff members have been devoted to changing children’s lives by delivering caring, compassionate, and skills-based treatment that is tailored to meet each child’s unique needs. By providing services for children who are at risk for chronic developmental, physical, behavioral, or emotional concerns, we are able to improve the quality of life for all of the young people who are placed in our care.

Exceptional Staff

We believe that the foundation for quality care is found in the hands of those who provide it. To this end, we are immensely proud of our established team of professionals who have made it their sole mission to better the lives of each child who they care for. Our multidisciplinary team includes the following:

  • Pediatricians
  • Physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Early childhood development specialists
  • Social workers
  • Licensed counselors
  • Audiologists
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Nurses
  • Mental health professionals
  • Developmental technicians

Comprehensive Programming

Recognizing that each child who is entrusted into our care has his or her own unique set of needs, concerns, strengths, and skillsets, we feel strongly that all treatment plans should be fully customized to ensure that all children receive the well-rounded care that they deserve.

In order to determine what the most appropriate plan of treatment should be, all children and families will be provided with a thorough evaluation in order to identify the specific needs and concerns that should be addressed throughout the child’s time in treatment. During this evaluation, it will also be determined which level of care will most appropriately help the child achieve his or her treatment goals.

The levels of care that we offer include:

  • Day treatment
  • Outpatient treatment
  • School-based treatment

Unique Therapies

Unlike many other types of treatment centers for children, at Ascent Children’s Health Services, we offer a multitude of specialized therapeutic interventions that are designed to give children the most holistic approach to treatment available. Depending on the needs of each child, he or she will have access to the following services:

  • SCERTS treatment for autism spectrum disorders (SC – social communication / ER – emotional regulation / TS – transactional support)
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Sensory integration
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy

Full descriptions of these services can be found under the “Therapies Offered” section of this website.

Multiple Locations

As the largest provider of children’s health services in Arkansas, Ascent offers services at 10 different locations throughout the state. With the ability to provide treatment at so many different locations, we are able to prevent children in need from not having access to services based on accessibility. Instead, we are pleased to be able to offer care to many children in many different communities.

Ascent Children’s Health Services provides care at the following locations in Arkansas:

  • Arkadelphia
  • Batesville
  • Benton
  • Blytheville
  • Jonesboro
  • North Little Rock
  • Mountain Home
  • Paragould
  • Trumann
  • West Memphis

If a child in your life could benefit from the life-changing care that we offer at Ascent Children’s Health Services, please do not hesitate to contact us today. Our knowledgeable and committed staff is ready and willing to help you explore the various treatment options we offer so that you can make the best decision for your son, your daughter, or another important child in your life.

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