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 office@tichenorclinic.org
  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…

December E-newsletter: Autism Night Out @ the Boathouse! | Silent Santa @ 2nd & PCH! | Therapists Training! | Life Skills Classes Starting!

  Tis the Season… for Inclusion! We are delighted to be part of a growing movement to provide more inclusive events for children with disabilities and their families!   Join us at Autism Night Out on Monday, December 19 at Boathouse on the Bay. This the 3rd monthly dinner brought to you by PLAY Long…

October E-news: Concert in the Park Recap! New Video! Autism Night Out @ the Boathouse!

I   Tichenor Music in the Park! Thank you to our 175 guests who attended and many more donors who supported our fall fundraising event, Tichenor Music in the Park! Together you raised over $31,000 to help keep Tichenor services low- to no-cost to families during a challenging time in their lives.   It was…

July E-newsletter: 2021 Impact Report! | Yosemite at Tichenor | Meet our new Speech-Language Pathologist! | How I Use an AAC Device | Down Syndrome & Alzheimer’s Research

  2021 Impact Report! Our 2021 Impact Report is here! Click on the images to download larger versions on our website.   Thank you for your support in 2021!!   Congratulations, Daniela!! Many of you may remember, Daniela, who shared her story as the featured speaker at our 2019 Open House at Tichenor Clinic for…

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!

June 22, 2022 E-news: Carnival & Resource Fair Recap + Upcoming Classes!

To read the newsletter in Spanish: Para leer en español, haga click aqui y en la esquina derecha, cambie el idioma   CARNIVAL & RESOURCE FAIR RECAP! Image description: Families mingling and visiting resource tables at the Superheroes Carnival & Resource Fair   A huge thank you to all our sponsors, donors, community organizations, volunteers,…

2022 Superheroes Carnival & Resource Fair Photos!

Thank you to all the donors, sponsors, volunteers, community organizations, and our staff and board for making our annual event on June 4, 2022 such a fabulous day for families! And thank you to all who contributed these fun photos!

May/June E-news: Countdown to the Carnival! + We’re a Walgreen’s Featured Nonprofit! + Volunteer Feature! + We’re Hiring! + More!

To read the newsletter in Spanish: Para leer en español, haga click aqui y en la esquina derecha, cambie el idioma CARNIVAL COUNTDOWN! Image description: Square flyer of Tichenor Clinic for Children’s 7th Annual Superheroes Carnival & Resource Fair with a red and black superhero torso shown mid-flight. Date is June 4, 2022 and time…

Volunteer Interview: Irit Paiement!

Hi, Irit! Can you tell us how you first heard about Tichenor Clinic for Children and when you started volunteering? I first heard about Tichenor through my grandfather, Dr. Mark Hoffer, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who worked with the children at Tichenor. I was able to begin volunteering last summer and would love to continue…