Health Care Centers in Troy and Auburn Hills

1. Beaumont Hospital Troy

Beaumont Hospital Troy offers a wide range of clinical services to patients from birth through adulthood. Some services related to pregnancy, delivery, birth injury, developmental disability, and cerebral palsy include the following:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: Beaumont Troy’s Ob/Gyn services include the Mother Baby Unit, the Troy Family Birth Center, the Natural Birth Suite, childbirth and parenting classes, and one of Beaumont’s two neonatal intensive care units.
  • Rehabilitation Services: Beaumont Troy offers adult rehabilitation programs and services including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, neurological rehabilitation, fall prevention, therapeutic recreation, and more.
  • Beaumont Children’s Hospital Troy & Pediatric Services: Beaumont Hospital Troy is home to an inpatient Beaumont Children’s Hospital unit and the Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic, a medical department dedicated specifically to the medical needs of children. Specific clinical services and programs available at Beaumont Troy’s Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic and the Children’s Hospital include the following:
    • The Neurology Department within Beaumont Troy’s Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic provides care for conditions including brain injuries, seizures and epilepsy, developmental delays, neuromuscular disorders, and more. For the many cerebral palsy patients diagnosed with seizure disorders and epilepsy, staff at the Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic work closely with staff from Beaumont’s Children’s Hospital Pediatric Epilepsy Clinic in Royal Oak, Michigan.
    • Pulmonology: For the pediatric cerebral palsy patients with respiratory issues, Beaumont’s pediatric pulmonology program provides a range of care, evaluation, and treatment services.
    • Surgery services provide minimally invasive surgical techniques tailored to the care needs of children. The surgery program is partnered with the Beaumont Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
    • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Beaumont Children’s Hospital provides a parent support group, surgery, ventilation, nitric oxide therapy, neuroprotective head cooling (hypothermia treatment for conditions like hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and others), and treatment for conditions including anemia, prematurity, asphyxia (also known as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and neonatal encephalopathy), birth defects, infections, jaundice and kernicterus, organ dysfunction, newborn surgical problems, respiratory failure, and more. There is another Beaumont Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit located at the Royal Oak facility.
    • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit provides critical care for infants, children, and adolescents up to the age of eighteen. The PICU is the only Level I Trauma Care facility in Oakland and Macomb counties, and pediatric patients are treated by specialists, surgical specialists, nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nutritionists, and social workers. The Beaumont Children’s Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has locations in Royal Oak and Troy, Michigan.
2. Henry Ford Medical Center – Troy

Particular services and programs available at Henry Ford Medical Center – Troy that may be particularly beneficial to those affected by birth injury, traumatic birth, cerebral palsy, and related medical conditions include behavioral health services, imaging, the Epilepsy Clinic, laboratory and pathology, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, pediatrics, and women’s health.

  • The Epilepsy Clinic and Neurology Department are important medical, diagnostic, and rehabilitation resources for patients with cerebral palsy. Experts on the team include neurologists, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, social workers, speech-language pathologists, researchers, and many others.
3. Havenwyck Hospital

Havenwyck Hospital is an Auburn Hills hospital that provides behavioral health and psychiatric services to children and adults. For patients with cerebral palsy that experience side effects including emotional impairment, behavior disorders, and learning disabilities, the Havenwyck Child & Adolescent Inpatient Program and the Partial Day Hospital Program – Child/Adolescent and Adult programs may be beneficial.

4. Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

The Crittenton medical facilities located in Troy and Auburn Hills include the Crittenton Medical Plaza (Auburn Hills), UnaSource Surgery Center (Troy), and the Auburn Hills Draw Center. Some services available at these locations include home care, rehabilitation, imaging, and more.

5. Michigan Surgery Specialists, P.C.

Michigan Surgery Specialists, P.C. offers a range of surgical services at their location in Auburn Hills. Surgical services that may be specifically advantageous to patients with cerebral palsy include hand surgery, imaging, and orthopedics.

Troy and Auburn Hills Financial Assistance Resources

  • The Arc of Oakland County Governmental & Financial Benefits Services: Staff from the Arc of Oakland County provide support, referral, and counseling for questions related to Social Security Disability Insurance, Medicaid, Family Support Subsidies, Adult Home Help Services, Future Planning, and more. The Arc also provides a helpful resource on SSI Rates.
  • The Arc of Oakland County Tax Guide provides information regarding the tax deductions from care and support of individuals with developmental disabilities. Follow the link above to view the Income Tax Guide and to learn more about its topics of discussion.
  • Large health care providers and hospitals in Troy and Auburn Hills aim to make health care accessible to all patients regardless of their ability to pay. To learn more about a certain medical center’s financial assistance programs, contact financial assistance staff online, by phone, or in person.

Lifestyle Resources

1. Educational Resources
  • Help for Cerebral Palsy (CP) in Troy and Auburn Hills, MichiganTroy’s Center for Speech & Language offers a number of learning services for children and adults with learning challenges. Educational programs include Early Learning (ages 4-7), Language & Literacy, Test Taking, Adolescent Learning, Home School, International Adoption, and Adult Services.
  • Total Education Solutions (TES) is an innovative special education service that provides school services, home and community services, online therapy programs, and parent and caregiver resources. To learn more about the specific programs, events, and services available through their location in Troy, Michigan, visit their webpage here.
  • The Arc of Oakland County Special Education Law Support: Staff at the Arc of Oakland County provide assistance and support to the guardians of children in need of special education. Advisors help guardians understand federal and state special education mandates, laws, options, facilities, and other resources.
  • The Troy School District Special Education program provides a wide range of programs and services for special needs students through the age of 25. Services utilize Individual Education Plans, parental involvement, student assistance programs, assessments, instructional strategies, and other services tailored to the needs of students. Currently, roughly 1,000 special needs students are being served by the Troy School District Special Education department.
  • Avondale School District Special Education: Avondale Schools provides special education services to children in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Provided in accordance with federally mandated special education standards, Avondale School District’s special education services assist students with a range of physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and learning impairments.
2. Care Resources
  • ExpertCare in Troy, Michigan provides medical and non-medical home care services for patients in Southeast Michigan. Services include nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, medical social services, nutritional and dietary services, home health aide assistance, personal care, and companionship.
  • The Arc of Oakland County provides the Michigan Choice Waver Program, a community based, in-home service program that helps disabled individuals receive care in the most comfortable setting. Associated services include adult day care, chore assistance, counseling, home modifications, respite care, self-determination, transportation, training, and more.
  • Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) Home Care: Participants of the MORC Home Care Program are able to choose specific service providers and programs as part of their Home Care Plan. The MORC’s Home Care services include adult day care, counseling, chore services, respite care, environmental modifications, transportation, training, and more.
  • Beaumont’s Home Health Services provide home care, home infusion pharmacy, medical equipment, hospice, older adult services, and chore help.
  • Crittenton Home Care: Located in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Crittenton Home Care services include continuing care, certified care, and specialty care. Some of the many services offered through these programs include personal care and bathing, housekeeping, transportation, 24/7 companionship, physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, social work, and meal prep.
3. Employment Resources
  • New Horizons Rehabilitation Services provides a range of employment services to people over the age of 16 with disabilities that impair their abilities to work—typical patients have physical or mental disabilities, mental illness, blindness or deafness, learning disabilities, industrial injuries, and/or traumatic brain injuries. Employment programs and services include skills and work assessments and evaluations, vocational training opportunities, supported employment, employment services, computer-based classes, school to work services, return to work programs, the Career Focused Employment Program, and Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Blind Services. New Horizons has offices in Auburn Hills, Clinton Township, Davisburg, Madison Heights, and Novi.
  • The Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) provides employment support through the Working in the Community Program. Staff members from the MORC connect disabled individuals with supportive work environments, provide career coaching and mentoring to disabled individuals, plan transition work arrangements, organize out-of-home non-vocational habilitation, and help individuals build vocational skills.
4. Housing Resources
  • The Community Housing Network’s main office, located in Troy, Michigan, provides a number of housing services for individuals with disabilities and other needs. Specific housing programs of potential benefit to individuals with cerebral palsy or other developmental disabilities include Renter Readiness classes, Supportive Housing/Leasing Assistance Programs, the Working with Continuum of Care Bodies Program, Getting My Own Address (GMOA), Housing & Transition Planning, Housing Development, and the Housing Resource Center assistance database.
  • On My Own of Michigan’s Apartment Living Program provides disabled individuals with the resources necessary to find, maintain, and thrive in independent living conditions. Support Coordinators from On My Own provide consultations, one-on-one support, counseling, and emergency paging services for patrons, and other On My Own services include classes and social activities to promote community integration, self-esteem, and quality of life. The program takes place in Troy, Michigan.
  • Angel’s Place is an agency that provides person-centered housing support for adults with developmental delays. Angel’s Place operates two assisted housing facilities in Troy, Michigan—the Rogulski Home and the VanElslander Home. To learn more about the specific details and services available at these residential locations, visit their webpage here.
  • The Arc of Oakland County provides Residential Options resources to help disabled individuals find appropriate housing. This resource provides information on affordable rental housing, independent living, home ownership, Section 8 (Housing Choice Vouchers), and more.
  • Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) Home Choices helps developmentally disabled individuals navigate the many housing options available in the region—housing choices include in-home staff, respite care, home modifications, adaptive equipment, parent training, shared parenting, and family counseling. For those that choose to live independently, MORC provides services including Personal Residence, Home of My Own, and Group Homes.
5. Transportation Resources
  • Troy Medi-Go Plus is a door-to-door bus service that provides transportation to disabled residents around the Troy area. For more details, reservations, and schedules, call Troy Medi-Go Plus at (248) 457-1100
  • Troy and Auburn Hills SMART bus provides door-to-door, advanced reservation rides for patrons with a range of disabilities. To learn more, visit SMART’s webpage.
6. Disability Etiquette
  • On My Own of Michigan’s Social Program organizes social courses and recreational activities for participants with physical and/or mental disabilities. With the goals of teaching basic living skills and promoting adult behavior, the Social Program requires members to take eight classes per year. Class offerings include, but are not limited to, housekeeping and cooking, money management, sports, recreation and leisure, safety and emergency, medical and health, personal living skills, healthy living, arts, support groups, emotional/behavioral skills, and job skills. Classes and activities take place at the On My Own of Michigan office in Troy.
  • New Horizons Rehabilitation Services Personal & Social Adjustment provides Community Integration Services that help disabled individuals develop skills necessary to increase social skills and independence within the community. The Home-Based Skill Development program provides similar training for individuals in their own homes. The program takes place in Auburn Hills.
7. Adaptive EquipmentResources for Cerebral Palsy (CP) in Troy and Auburn Hills, Michigan

The Troy Community Center provides a 10% discount to individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the Troy Community Center allows disabled individuals to use adaptive equipment for free—available assistive technologies include video magnifiers, videophones, captioned phones, a DRIS radio, and access to a hospital equipment loan closet. To learn more, call the Troy Community Center at (248) 524-3484.

Organizations, Support, and Awareness Information

1. Foundations and Charities
  • On My Own of Michigan accepts donations, endowments, volunteer help, and sponsors to promote its mission.
  • The Arc of Oakland County organizes a number of fundraising and charitable events throughout the year:
    • The Dove Awards Program is an annual event that recognizes specific individuals who make a great difference in the lives of those living with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The Dove Awards ceremony doubles as a silent auction fundraiser and a recognition celebration.
    • The Arc of Oakland County arranges a donation challenge to members and friends once a year.
    • Holiday Annual Appeal: The Arc of Oakland County encourages charitable donations around the holidays each year.
  • Easter Seals of Michigan encourages members of the community to volunteer, donate, raise funds, and join advocacy movements to carry out the Easter Seals mission. To learn more about ways to give, visit the Easter Seals website here.
2. Disability Organizations
  • The Arc of Oakland County, a local affiliated chapter of the Arc of Michigan and the Arc of the United States, is a non-profit disability organization that provides services, advocacy, support, and related resources for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Located in Troy, the Arc of Oakland County is the largest local chapter in Michigan and boasts an 88% membership retention rate. Services and programs through the Arc of Oakland County include legal advocacy, benefits, educational resources, fiscal intermediary services, events and fundraising, and much more.
  • The Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) is a private, nonprofit human services agency that provides support and services for persons living with developmental and psychiatric disabilities. Using person-centered planning as the primary agency value, the MORC provides services ranging from recreational events to financial services. You can read more about the MORC’s specific programs and services on their webpage.
  • Easter Seals is a nonprofit charitable organization that provides services, supports, and opportunities to people with a range of disabilities. Programs and services offered through Easter Seals Michigan include adult and child behavioral health, camping and recreation, early intervention, employment and training, medical rehabilitation, referral, advocacy, and more. Both the Easter Seals Michigan Main Office and the Easter Seals Michigan Oakland County office are located in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
3. Support and Informational Groups
  • Carson Alexander is a professional motivational and inspirational speaker based out of Troy, Michigan. Living with disabilities of her own, Carson Alexander delivers motivational presentations on topics such as person-centered planning, overcoming adversity, disability culture, self-determination, and independent living. To learn more about Carson’s events or to get in touch with her service Voicepower, call (248) 952-5355.
  • The Arc of Oakland County provides the Community & Information Outreach Referral program, an informational service that provides families with community information and referrals to medical, educational, and legal resources.
  • The Arc of Oakland County sponsors a Weight Watchers Program with weekly meetings. Meetings are located at the Big Beaver United Methodist Church in Troy and are open to people with developmental disabilities (and those who choose to accompany them).
  • Beaumont Children’s Hospital Classes and Support Groups provide information, guidance, and support to families, expectant mothers, and pediatric patients handling a range of new medical and lifestyle experiences. One group available at the Beaumont Troy location is a class called Childhood Education Refresher and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).
4. Legal Information and Advocacy

The Arc of Oakland County Legal Advocacy Services: Legal staff members assist disabled individuals and their families with guardianship, wills, trusts, estate planning, probate matters, and other related topics. To learn more about specific services, visit their Legal Advocacy webpage here.

5. Family and Parent Resources
  • The Arc of Oakland County’s Etheridge Plan (EPLAN) is a service that offers a comprehensive plan of care and advocacy for a disabled person once his or her primary guardians/caretakers are unable to continue providing care. The program develops an Individual Plan of Service (IPS) in which matters related to finances, guardianship, education, employment, health care, advocacy, and human rights are secured for the future.
  • Sibshops Oakland sponsors support and activity groups for the siblings of children with special needs. Through an array of creative events, activities, and meetings, Sibshops Oakland ensures that children with special needs siblings express their feelings, concerns, and opinions in a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • MORC Children and Family Services utilize family-centered planning, therapeutic treatment, positive behavioral support, transition services, and foster care to preserve the well-being of families affected by developmental disabilities.

Treatment and Therapy Resources

1. Interdisciplinary Therapy Programs
  • The MORC provides interdisciplinary rehabilitation programs and clinical services that include nutrition guidance, medical evaluation, aquatic therapy, nursing care, speech and language therapy, social work and psychological care, and occupational therapy.
  • Troy Beaumont’s Adult Rehabilitation program offers physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology. Specific services include neurological rehabilitation, fall prevention, therapeutic recreation, and more.
2. Physical Therapy
  • Como Pediatric Communication Center, located in Troy, Michigan, offers physical therapy services for children with a range of rehabilitation needs. To create a more enjoyable therapy environment, Como encourages fun and social collaboration in exercise regimens.
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation, the rehabilitation services branch of Select Medical, has an outpatient physical therapy clinic in Auburn Hills. Specific exercises and services at this location include the Fall Prevention Program, Pain Management Program, upper and lower extremity rehabilitation, employment services, and more.
3. Recreational Therapy
Recreational Therapy Resources for Cerebral Palsy (CP) in Troy and Auburn Hills, Michigan
  • The Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) creates opportunities for disabled individuals to participate in a variety of community and recreational activities—some include art classes, photography outings, dances, social activities, sports teams, and performance opportunities.
  • Beaumont Troy offers an adult therapeutic recreation program for individuals living with physical, emotional, cognitive or social conditions that may limit ability. Specific programs include adaptive bowling, golf, cycling, tennis, card games, pool, aquatics, community services, social activities, arts, and more.
  • The City of Troy Parks & Rec’s Adaptive Recreation Program offers three social programs for residents with developmental disabilities: The Daytime Friendship Club, the Friendship Club, and Friday Frolic provide opportunities for developmentally disabled residents to have fun and participate in sports and fitness events, movies, games, dances, karaoke, pizza nights, and other recreational activities. To learn more about the programs, visit the Troy Parks and Recreation Adaptive Recreation program site.
4. Sports Therapy
  • The City of Troy Parks & Rec’s Adaptive Recreation Program offers adaptive basketball, bowling, softball, special events, and Special Olympics programs for individuals with developmental disabilities and adaptive needs. To learn more about these programs, visit their website.
  • Special Olympics of Michigan (SOMI): The Special Olympics of Michigan has a regional office in Troy, Michigan. To learn more about the various programs, services, and sports offered through Special Olympics of Michigan, visit their webpage here or visit our Mt. Pleasant, Michigan resource page.
5. Aquatic Therapy
  • Fitness Unlimited, a Troy rehabilitation facility, offers aquatic therapy for patients whose disabilities prevent them from fully participating in land therapy.
  • Beaumont’s UnaSource outpatient facility in Troy offers aquatic therapy for patients with various rehabilitation needs.
6. Occupational Therapy

Como Pediatric Communication Center, located in Troy, Michigan, offers occupational therapy programs specifically designed for children. Staff evaluate and treat impairments related to sensory integration, balance and coordination, strength, motor skills, handwriting, visual perception, play and social skills, oral motor skills and feeding, personal care, organization and attention, and listening.

7. Speech and Language Therapy
  • The Center for Speech & Language, located in Troy, Michigan, specializes in treating speech, language, and learning challenges in patients with a range of conditions and rehabilitation needs. The Center for Speech & Language specializes in technology-based auditory and language processing solutions, and some programs include Interactive metronome, Brain Fitness, The Listening Program, Rosetta Stone, and more.
  • Como Pediatric Communication Center, located in Troy, Michigan, offers pediatric speech and language therapy programs that targets a range of communication impairments through social skills groups, speech training groups, and language groups.
8. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Oxford Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, located in Troy, Michigan, provides HBOT services for patients with a range of medical and rehabilitation needs. Their website provides helpful information regarding treatment programs, how the process works, and treatment indications.

9. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Fitness Therapy Unlimited, a therapy facility in Troy, offers massage therapy, aquatic therapy, and fitness therapy to patients with a range of physical conditions, some of which include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injury, sight impairments, pediatric issues, and more.
  • Beaumont’s Integrative Medicine services offer clinical massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopathy, guided imagery, reflexology, Reiki, Indian head massage, hydrotherapy, Cranial Sacral therapy, neuromuscular therapy, yoga, meditation, integrative medicine consultation, and more.
  • Troy Parks & Rec’s Adaptive Recreation Program runs a Weight Watchers program for teens and adults with developmental disabilities. To learn more about the program, call (248) 816-1900.
10. Behavioral Therapy and Emotional Counseling
  • Birmingham Maple Clinic, located in Troy, Michigan, provides mental health services for patients with a range of emotional, behavioral, psychological, and psychiatric needs. Therapists specialize in a variety of mental health topics including autism spectrum disorders, child & adolescent psychiatry, anxiety, depression, trauma, and more.
  • Training and Treatment Innovations (TTI) is a private, non-profit agency that specializes in mental health services and training. At their office in Troy, TTI provides a number of services for participants with developmental disabilities including individual and group therapy, the Behavioral Treatment Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program, leisure activities, interpersonal skill building, and work counseling, and educational goal counseling. The Troy location is also home to TTI Counseling Services, which offers outpatient therapy and educational courses for adults in the community.
  • The MORC Clinical Services Department provides social work counseling and psychological services to developmentally disabled patients and their families. Some services include family training, emotional assessments, group, family, or individual therapy, and positive behavioral supports.
  • Easter Seals Michigan Children’s Behavioral Health provides services for children and families experiencing crises and challenging situations related to behavioral health. Outpatient services include therapy, medication management, psychiatric evaluation, and psychological testing. Community based services includes home care, case management, infant mental health, educational services, respite, behavioral therapy, adventure therapy, and more.
  • Havenwyck Hospital, the behavioral and psychiatric hospital discussed in our section on health care, provides a range of behavioral therapy and emotional counseling services for patients from birth to adulthood.

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