• Mechanicsburg Office
    Fredricksen Outpatient Center
    2025 Technology Parkway, Suites 108 & 109
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
    Phone: (717) 791-2680
    Fax: (717) 791-2686
  • Camp Hill Office
    25 West Shore Drive
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    Phone: (717) 791-2680
    Fax: (717) 909-6803
HealthCenter
JDC is currently accepting newborns into the practice. However, so that we can continue to offer our existing patients the care and attention that they deserve, JDC is no longer accepting families with existing children who wish to transfer their care from another practice. This will remain in effect until further notice.
Text4baby is a free* health information service delivered on your mobile phone, to help keep you and your baby healthy. JDC Pediatrics recommends this app, which will give you access to well-visit information, a personalized vaccination tracker, and appointment reminders. Click here for sign-up info.
Does your child always seem to have some kind of form or another to be completed? He may or may not need to be seen, depending on the type of form. Click here to find out what you will need to do.
The flu vaccine for the 2017-18 flu season is now available at JDC Pediatrics. We recommend that all children ages 6 months through 18 years receive this vaccine. Please call our office to schedule an appointment. Click here for more info on the flu vaccine.
The American Accademy of Pediatrics (AAP) is advising parents to stop giving fruit juice to children in the first year of life, saying the drink is not as healthful as many parents think. Click here for more info and age-group recommendations for fruit juice.
Previously the HPV vaccine was given as a 3-dose series for all eligible-aged children. Now only 2 doses are recommended for children age 9 through 14, with the doses separated by at least 6 months. Children who begin HPV vaccination at 15 years of age and older will still need 3 doses. We will send a reminder call to you when your child is due for their next dose.

Special Needs

ABOARD offers autism support to parents, including autism support groups, autism resources, and conferences and events.  They also offer information on sign and symptoms of autism, getting an autism diagnosis and how to apply for medical assistance.  They also provide information on treatments, links to research studies, and support groups for people on the spectrum. 
Andrew’s Gift is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit publicly supported foundation which provides benefits for individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who live  in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties.
PAautism.org is designed to bring together existing resources for families, providers, and self-advocates, and allow them to access a broad array of information to help meet the needs of those living with or serving people with autism.
AWEnest Advocacy can help families when:
  • A child is struggling academically, socially, or emotionally, and as a parent you are seeking answers to the root of the problem.
  • A parent needs help understanding and navigating some of the road blocks necessary to get their child the appropriate help and support.
  • Accessing and interpreting evaluations becomes too confusing and overwhelming.
  • As the parent, you need someone objective that can help find available resources to meet your child's needs.
  • Assistance is needed to find professionals within the local community to help support your child.
  • The educational system and its laws and regulations are too difficult to interpret and understand.
At BAYADA Pediatrics, our professionals specialize in caring for children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, at home and at school. Our compassionate, carefully screened, and experienced BAYADA Pediatric Nurses manage diverse diagnoses and high-tech equipment, while our highly trained and caring BAYADA Pediatric Home Health Aides provide assistive personal care and support services.
CATRA, the Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association, is a nonprofit organization providing therapeutic horseback riding to people with disabilities.  The facility is located near Grantville, PA.
Chasing Rainbows is a nonprofit therapeutic equestrian program serving central Pennsylvania. We are a federally registered 501(c)(3) organization, and provide programs in therapeutic riding, equine facilitated learning, and family lessons, both on and off site.  We are a proud member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International.
For information for families and advocates of children with special needs call 1-800-879-2301.
Developing social skills for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
The mission of the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania is to advance, protect, and advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of Pennsylvanians with disabilities. The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania’s vision is that all Pennsylvanians with disabilities are empowered with opportunities and choices, are valued members of their communities fully included in all aspects of community life having access to quality education, employment opportunities, and housing options living free from abuse, neglect and discrimination.
To our patients, we commit to provide the most effective, clinically superior physical therapy humanly possible at a fair price. The measure of our success will be found in the trust we build and in the hearts of those we heal. At Drayer Physical Therapy Institute® we are committed to leading the way to good health – it is our business.
While all children grow and develop in unique ways, some children experience delays in their development. Children with developmental delays and disabilities benefit from The Pennsylvania Early Intervention program, a state supported network of parents, service practitioners, and others which builds upon the natural learning opportunities that occur within the daily routines of a child and their family. 
ICAN™ Talk Clinic is a full-service speech and language pathology outpatient center with a specialty in providing professional services to individuals with severe communication disorders, particularly those who rely on Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) systems or benefit from other assistive technology to support treatment.
Keystone Human Services works to support men, women and children with disabilities become valued, fully participating and contributing members of their community. Keystone strives to support each person in a highly individualized manner in all aspects of their life, including home, work, family, school and the community.
Our comprehensive, community-based supports are available in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Connecticut, as well as Moldova and Russia
KidsPeace is a private charity dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, families and communities.
A Comprehensive Resource Guide about Learning Disabilities for the Pediatric Professional Community and Parents
Leg Up Farm is designed for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults up to the age of 21 with special needs. Leg Up Farm combines a state-of-art medical setting with a child-friendly environment that caters to both children and their families. The distinctive "Circle of Care" program provides comprehensive therapies all under one roof by bringing therapists of different specialties together to create a customized program with a team approach.
This organization will provide fitness and nutrition education programs to home-bound clients.
Loving Care Agency and our sister agency, Links2Care, are leading providers of home healthcare services. Our service enables medically fragile children and adults to be cared for in their home environment. Our highly qualified team of clinicians, including nurses, homecare aides and therapists provide the highest quality care with compassion, commitment, and integrity. We work with most major insurance plans, managed care organizations, Medicaid and waiver programs and state agencies.
Nursing Consultation Services, Ltd.( NCS) is an independent nursing practice established in 1986. Our nursing practice provides rehabilitation and other services for clients and their families with disabilities or chronic illnesses. We serve as advocates for those with disabilities and their families to assess their needs, identify services and resources, facilitate disability management, and coordinate care. Consultation services include rehabilitation evaluations, life care planning, case management, special needs trust care coordination, education, and medical-legal review.
OVR provides a wide range of services to eligible applicants. Some services can help you overcome or lessen your disability; others can directly help you prepare for a career. The services you receive will be arranged to meet your individual needs
PHLP is a nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. For more than two decades, PHLP has engaged in direct advocacy on behalf of individual consumers while working on the kinds of health policy changes that promise the most to the Pennsylvanians in greatest need.
Pediatria HealthCare For Kids provides center based day health services and home based private duty nursing services for medically complex and fragile children. We utilize caring, skilled professionals in nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory care to deliver these services.
Since 1963, the PA Elks Home Service Program has been helping to improve the quality of life for thousands of children and adults throughout Pennsylvania. We provide support and advocacy services to individuals of any age who have a developmental disability.
Any Pennsylvania resident with a developmental disability can request assistance or be referred to the PA Elks Home Service unit for the county where they live. A developmental disability is a disability that is manifested before the person reaches 22 years of age. It may result in physical or mental delays or in a combination of both. Services can continue throughout a person’s lifetime if needed. Home Service Units are located throughout Pennsylvania.
The mission of Service Access & Management, Inc. is to help people throughout our service area enhance the quality of their lives by effectively and efficiently managing and/or providing needed, accessible and individually satisfying human services.
Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center offers premier outpatient physical, occupational and speech-language therapy to children with disabilities, developmental delays and acquired injuries.
Special Kids Network is an independent non-profit organization that was created to provide funding for programs that help children and young adults with special needs. Our mission is to create community awareness and raise funds in support of organizations who believe that every child and young adult, regardless of the nature of their background or disability, should be able to enjoy life to its fullest and to participate in the mainstream of their community.
How PEAL Helps:
Parent Advisors and Mentors answer education questions and offer information on resources
Family to Family Health Information Center staff helps with accessing helath care and community services
Who PEAL Helps:
Families of children with disabilities or special health care needs
Friends of children with disabilities or special health care needs
Children, youth and young adults with disabilities or special health care needs ages 0-26
Professionals in education, medical and human service fields
Therabilites has certified occupational, speech, and physical therapists that are experienced with the pediatric population.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality of unique home care services, by always putting the needs of clients first. We work with families and daycare centers to keep children with disabilities in daycare centers and in after school programs. We offer a range of non-medical services to our pediatric consumers. 

Mechanicsburg Office • 2025 Technology Parkway, Suites 108 & 109 • (717) 791-2680 | Camp Hill Office • 25 West Shore Drive • (717) 791-2680