Patricia McGuire MD FAAP
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Welcome to All Children Are Special, the website of Patricia McGuire MD FAAP, The Pediatric Profiler. Dr. McGuire is an author, speaker, and clinician whose area of expertise is challenging children and youth. She is available for keynotes, seminars, and workshops dealing with ADHD, autism, learning disorders, and other emotional and behavioral challenges.
All children are born wanting to be loved, accepted, and respected. The rest we have to teach them.
All children will be supported in their quest for competence and happiness through
the mentoring, coaching, and teaching of the adults around them.
To provide adults with the knowledge and support to understand, the developmental and behavioral underpinnings
of children and youth in order to be
models, guides, and providers of
which will lead to their growth in competence and happiness.
Does your organization work with children who experience developmental and/or behavioral challenges?
Are you confused about how to deal with the 6 neurodevelopmental disorders;
that affect one child in 6?
Maybe you need help from the Pediatric Profiler?
Whether you are a school or an agency that works with children and adolescents experiencing challenges, The Pediatric Profiler can help you understand and work more effectively with them.
Dr. McGuire is a board certified developmental and behavioral pediatrician. She has been in private practice since 1985, serving children first in Wisconsin and for the last 20 years in Cedar Rapids, IA. She has worked with almost 3000 children, providing diagnostic services, as well as counseling and support services. She is a speaker for PESI, LLC and Kirkwood Community College Dr. McGuire is the author of Never Assume: Getting To Know Children Before Labeling Them. Never Assume was the recipient of a Readers View award in 2009.
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
Council for Exceptional Children
International Dyslexia Association
Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics