For Families

Thank you for your interest in Tichenor Clinic for Children! An overview of our intake process is below. 

  1. Call us to make an appointment! We are also happy to answer any questions. You may also email us at
  2. Fill out an Intake Form here [Need to insert link to electronic intake form] or email us to receive it electronically. 
  3. If you are unable to complete forms prior to your appointment, please arrive 15 minutes prior to complete forms.
  4. Meet with your therapist to complete an evaluation. We will take your child/ren’s medical history, answer questions, and address any concerns you may have.
  5. Your therapists will give recommendations and schedule your visits or make referrals as appropriate

My Son Emerick

My son Emerick was born with a dislocated hip. It caused him a lot of pain as he grew. When Emerick was 5 years old, Dr. Chang (an orthopedic surgeon at Miller Children’s Hospital and Tichenor Clinic’s Medical Director) determined that he needed hip surgery; without it, Emerick would suffer many complications as he continued…

Q&A With Kim Vuong, Tichenor Clinic Community Liaison

We recently spoke with Kim Vuong, our Community Liaison, and how she utilizes her AAC device and more! Q: Hi Kim! Can you give a brief introduction, please, for those who may not know you?   My position with Tichenor Clinic for Children, I am the Community Liaison.  I also run a teen support group…

2021 Impact Report!

PROMPT Training for Speech-Language Pathologists!

Welcome Our New Board President!

In April 2022, we welcome Marc Allmeroth as our new board president, succeeding Lisa Carrick. Thank you, Lisa!! Read on for a Q&A with Marc! How did you get connected to Tichenor Clinic for Children? Being a Long Beach native, I was aware of the clinic for many years, but I got better acquainted with…

2022 Survey Results!

Thank you to all 58 respondents of our 2022 survey! As promised, here are the results in aggregate: Who are our respondents? How are our respondents connected to Tichenor Clinic for Children? Which programs & services are most important to our respondents? How is the frequency of our e-newsletter communication? How would you rate the…

March 11, 2022 Clinic COVID Policy Update

While our state mask mandate is being lifted for most settings at midnight on March 11, 2022, Tichenor Clinic for Children is a healthcare facility and will continue to require medical masks for entry until further notice. Temperature checks and hand-washing will also remain in effect. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Pool Reopening!

Happy Groundhog Day! Will you fill out a 5-minute survey?

Dear friends,   Here at the clinic, the start of the new year (both lunar and solar!) prompts us to reflect on things to let go and things that we can improve. Your feedback can help us do that!   Will you fill out a 5-minute survey?  Responses can be anonymous unless you would like…

Pool Closure