2017 Birmingham Parent Resource Guide

2017 Birmingham Parent Resource Guide | Birminghamparent.com

Welcome to the fifth annual issue of The GUIDE - our largest issue yet! This informative guide to local resources in the Birmingham area will help all parents and grandparents find the resources they need and is the go-to ???parent handbook."

Published: December 29, 2016

Private Schools

Highlands School

4901 Old Leeds Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35213

205-956-9731

205-951-8127 (fax)

frontdesk@highlandsschool.org

www.highlandsschool.org

Birmingham’s progressive 4K-8th grade independent school, committed to preparing and motivating students to thrive and make positive differences in a constantly changing, global world.

 

Hilltop Montessori School

6 Abbott Square
Birmingham, AL  35242
205-437-9343

admissions@hilltopmontessori.com

www.hilltopmontessori.com

Only Alabama private school with 3 accreditations- American Montessori Society, Southern Association of Independent Schools and Southern Association of Independent Schools. Spanish, individualized learning, technology.

 

Joseph Bruno Montessori Academy
5509 Timber Hill Rd. 
Birmingham, AL 35242
Phone: 205-995-8709
Fax: 205-995-0517 
www.jbma.org
For over 30 years JBMA has equipped children with the essential skills and knowledge they need to thrive as a successful adult. Enrolling toddlers – 8th grade. 

 

N.E. Miles Jewish Day School

4000 Montclair Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35213

205-879-1068

205-879-6183 (fax)

LChessin@nemjds.org

www.nemjds.org

The N.E. Miles Jewish Day School, a SACS accredited K-8 program, features a low student-teacher ratio, high academic standards, and a values-based, creative, and collaborative learning environment.

 

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School

 

1720 Oxmoor Rd.

Homewood, Al 35209

205.879.3237 office

www.olsschool.com

Fostering a Christ-centered environment that includes strong academics, technology, and enrichment opportunities. Educating young minds in K3-8 grades. SACS accredited.

  

The Altamont School

4801 Altamont Rd. S.

Birmingham, AL  35222

205.445.1232

tgoldsmith@altamontschool.org

www.altamontschool.org
The Mission of the Altamont School is to improve the fabric of society by graduating compassionate, well-educated students capable of independent thinking and innovative ideas.

 

Preschools & Daycare

Odyssey Early Sch, ools

Inverness Campus

104 Heatherbrooke Park Dr.

Birmingham, AL 35242

205-991-0039

 

Trace Crossings Campus

401 Emery Dr.

Hoover, AL 35244

205-988-8829

www.odysseyearlyschool.com

Created by educators featuring , state-of-the-art facilities, , nurturing teachers , with Education degrees, and comprehensive curriculum , that provides your child with age appropriate exploration into the world of learning.

 

Educational Services

Mathnasium
The Math Learning Center
410 Inverness Corners
Birmingham, AL 35242
205-437-3322
invernesscorners@mathnasium.com
www.mathnasium.com/invernesscorners
Our goal is to significantly increase your child’s math skills and overall school performance, while building confidence and a positive attitude towards math.

 

The Tutoring Center

2804 John Hawkins Pkwy.

Suite 100

Hoover, AL 35244

(near Academy Sports)

205-987-9577

isaaczeidan@tutoringcenter.com

www.hoover.tutorcenter.com

One-to-one tutoring designed to help your child develop stronger academic skills, earn better grades, score higher on standardized tests, while gaining confidence, motivation and focus.

 

Dentists, Orthodontists & Oral Surgeons

Angelica Rohner Pediatric Dentistry            

2045 Brookwood Medical Center Dr.

Suite 21

Birmingham, AL 35209

205-870-0892

www.drrohner.com

office@drrohner.com

Dr. Rohner is a specialist of pediatric and adolescent dentistry. We love what we do and it shows in the care we provide!

 

McCalla Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

4814 Bell Hill Rd.

Bessemer, AL 35022

205-477-8004

mccalla.orthodontics@yahoo.com

www.mccallasmiles.com

Dentistry for children, adolescents and patients with disabilities. Orthodontics for children and adults. We offer traditional metal brackets as well as the clear Invisalign option.

 

Dr. Michael Anglin

Pediatric dentistry

Dr. Erin Nelson

Family dentistry

3825 Lorna Rd., Suite 206

Hoover, AL 35244

205-988-9800

Birmingham, AL 35242

205-991-6820

www.BirminghamKidsdentist.com

Dr. Michael Anglin has provided quality pediatric dentistry to the Hoover and surrounding communities since 1993. With Dr. Nelson, they offer excellent care for children, adolescents & adults.

 

Lisa Miller Oral Facial Surgery

1 Inverness Center Pkwy.

Suite 200

Birmingham, AL 35242

205-789-5075

www.lisamillerofs.com

 Lisa L. Miller DMD, MD is a board certified surgeon who practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from corrective jaw surgery to wisdom tooth removal.

 

Ortho South

Dr. Brandon Boggan

2705 Pelham Pkwy. Ste. 200

Pelham, AL 35124

205-642-8505

ander@orthosouth.com

www.orthosouth.com

Ortho South, Dr. Brandon Boggan, provides braces and is Alabama’s top provider of Invisalign. Located in Pelham and Calera, convenient to Jefferson, Shelby and Chilton counties.


Pediatric & Adolescent Dentistry

Dr. Clark Thomas & Dr. Lauten Johnson

www.alpediatricdentistry.com

Hoover Location

1015 Brocks Gap Pkwy.

Hoover, AL 35244

205-982-0112

hoover.info@alpediatricdentistry.com

Birmingham Location

721 Montclair Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35213

205-879-6150

info@alpediatricdentistry.com

Your child’s path to optimum dental health starts here with our kid-friendly staff. Options for in-office sedation or general anesthesia at Children’s Hospital. New Montclair Road location!

 

Pediatric Smiles, LLC

, 4823 Promenade Pkwy.

Suite 101

Bessemer, AL  35022                                                                        

205-230-9000

tabgat@psmilesal.com

www.psmilesal.com

Dr. Tabitha Gatrey provides dental care for children of all ages, including those with special needs. Now accepting new patients at our new location! Most insurance accepted.

 

PT Orthodontics

2034 Patton Chapel Rd.

Hoover, AL  35216

205-979-9480

info@PTortho.com

www.PTortho.com

A Smile Can Change A Life! Making Braces Easy and Affordable with 10 locations (Hoover, Homewood/Mountain Brook, Cahaba Heights, Greystone, Leeds, Pell City, Hueytown, Gardendale, Jasper, and Tuscaloosa). No down payment options, payments starting at $129.

 

Whitehead Orthodontics 

5336 Stadium Trace Pkwy., Suite 112
Birmingham, Alabama 35244 

205-988-9678 

www.whiteheadorthodontics.com 

We offer state-of-the-art orthodontic care in a unique, family centered environment for adults and kids. We provide braces with a mom’s touch!

 

Health & Wellness

Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center

Homewood | Hoover

Chelsea | Alabaster

Trussville | Cullman

205-871-9661

www.alabamaallergy.com

Our board certified allergists/ immunologists provide specialized diagnosis and treatment for pediatric and adult patients with allergies, asthma, skin conditions, sinus issues and immunological disorders

 

Alabama Dept. of Public Health
www.adph.org

 

American Heart Association

http://supportnetwork.heart.org

 

Brookwood Baptist Health  

Primary & Specialty Care Network 

205-877-2726

bbhcarenetwork.com 

Our Primary & Specialty Care Network is devoted to caring for patients in locations all over central Alabama—and backed by all the resources of Brookwood Baptist Health.

 

Children’s of Alabama

1600 Seventh Ave. S.

Birmingham, AL  35233

205-638-9100

www.childrensal.org

Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children since 1911, offering inpatient, outpatient, and primary care services throughout Alabama.

 

Grandview Medical Group OB/GYN

3686 Grandview Pkwy. Suite 320

Birmingham, AL 35243

205-971-5499

www.grandviewmedicalgroup.com

Our board certified OB/GYNs are passionate about helping women achieve their goals and offer care that is compassionate and personal.

 

Grandview Medical Center

Women’s and Children’s Center

3690 Grandview Pkwy.

Birmingham, AL 35243

205-971-1000

www.grandviewhealth.com

Whether becoming a new parent or adding to your family – our dedicated team at the new Grandview Medical Center will make your experience memorable.


IMPACT Family Counseling 

701 Montgomery Hwy.

Suite 202

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 

1000 24th Street S.

Birmingham, AL 35205

205-916-0123

sp@impactal.org                 

impactal.org

At IMPACT, we are on a mission to build strong families, support children, and empower people with individual and family counseling and classes.

 

Pediatric Nephrology of Alabama, P.C.                         

1425 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S.

Suite 206

Birmingham, AL 35205

205-558-3200

www.pednephal.com

With over 25 years of experience in caring for children with kidney disease, Dr. Mark Benfield established Pediatric Nephrology of Alabama in 2010. Accepting new patients.

 

Women’s Health Specialists of Birmingham

3686 Grandview Pkwy. Suite 300

Birmingham, AL 35243

205-536-7676

www.whsbham.com

Our physicians have created an environment for women that is calm, respectful  and supportive. Visit whsbham.com for more information.

 

Medical West Hospital

995 9th Avenue S.W.

Bessemer, AL 35022

www.medicalwesthospital.org

205-481-7000

Patient Referral:205-996-WEST

Our mission is to provide the highest quality health care in a patient-focused environment to communities of West Jefferson County and West Hoover. 

 

Special Needs

Abrams Intensive Occupational Therapy, LLC

P.O. Box 26062
Birmingham, AL 
205-482-8967

205-582-8339
abramsintensiveot@gmail.com
www.abramsintensiveot.com
Innovative in-home Constraint Induced Movement Therapy or Intensive Occupational Therapy for children with CP, Stroke, Hemiparesis, TBI, etc. aged 14 months to 18 years.  Call for availability.

 

Alabama Family Trust

2820 Columbiana Rd.

Suite 103

Vestavia, AL 35216

205-313-3915 
844-238-4630
sbrubaker@alabamafamilytrust.com
www.alabamafamilytrust.com

A nonprofit special needs trust that holds and administers money for the disabled so they are able to become eligible and maintain government benefits for which they would otherwise be financially ineligible. 

 

Autism Society of Alabama

4217 Dolly Ridge Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35243

1-877-4AUTISM

205-951-1364

Fax: 205-967-8244

info@autism-alabama.org

www.autism-alabama.org

The Autism Society of Alabama is a 501c3 nonprofit with the mission to improve services for persons with ASD and their families through education and advocacy.

 

Behavioral One

1025 Montgomery Hwy.

Suite #214

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

205-233-1414 (Cell)

205-703-8103 (Office)

wfrichardson@behavioralone.com

www.behavioralONE.com

Behavioral ONE is an assessment and treatment center offering evidence-based services in Behavior Analysis, Speech Pathology and Clinical Psychology for children with Autism, Developmental & Learning Disabilities. 


Camp Discovery
400 Camp Discovery Lane

Gainesboro, TN  37135
615-504-1729
www.jayceecamp.org
A camp for mentally and physically challenged individuals. We specialized in areas such as swimming, music, arts & crafts for our campers.

 

Capstone Medical Resource, LLC 

Vestavia, Trussville, Gardendale,

Bessemer, Cullman, Jasper

205-305-6108 

Services include Psychological Evaluations and Therapeutic Services for children and adults, as well as ADHD Testing, Counseling Services, Medication Management, Speech Therapy, Court Evaluations and Co-Parenting classes. 

 

Child’sPlay Therapy Center

Hoover: 205-978-9939

Chelsea:  205-618-8095

www.childsplaytherapy.com

Occupational, physical, and speech therapy, along with a variety of special programs. Two beautiful, fully equipped facilities. Our experienced, loving staff will exceed your expectations!

 

Easter Seals of the Birmingham Area
Pediatric Therapy Services
240 Commerce Pkwy.
Pelham, AL  35124
205-621-6503
www.eastersealsbham.org
The therapy program at Easter Seals offers an interdisciplinary team approach to treating the whole child. 

 

Mobility Central

400 Olde Towne Rd

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

205-916-0670

www.mobilitycentralinc.com

Mobility Central employs a team of highly trained and caring medical equipment professionals dedicated to the wellbeing of our patients.

 

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Ronald McDonald House

Charities of Alabama 

1700 Fourth Ave. S.

Birmingham, AL 35233

205-638-7263

www.RMHCA.org

RMHCA keeps families close to each other and the care they need at area hospitals by providing them with the comforts of home and resources for the entire family.

 

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham

100 Oslo Circle
Birmingham, AL  35211

205-944-3939

www.ucpbham.com

Early Intervention * Inclusive Early Learning * Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation * Outpatient Therapy – UCP is here to help from birth through an individual’s lifetime.

 

Art, Drama & Music

BSC Conservatory of Fine and Performing Arts

900 Arkadelphia Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35254

lvictory@bsc.edu

www.bsc.edu/academics/music

205-226-4960

Lessons in piano, voice, violin, guitar.  Preschool classes available.

 

Christy Pierce Photography, LLC

231 Blackberry Terrace

West Blockton, AL 35184

205-902-0385

Christypiercephotography@gmail.com

www.christypiercephotographyllc.com

Memories fade but photos last forever! No sitting or session fees! Outdoor and in studio available. Ask about my pricing magazines. Book your session today

  

Jonathan Fuller – Acting Coach
205-532-2967

jonathan@jonathanfuller.info

www.jonathanfuller.info

Private acting and monologue coaching for teens (and adults) in preparation for auditions and competitions; for stage and firm. By appt. only.  Reasonable rates.

 

Kindermusik with Michele Mulder

Available at two locations:


Dawson Music Academy

1114 Oxmoor Road 

Homewood, AL 35209  

 

Canvas Academy of Music & the Arts

2250 Blue Ridge Blvd.

Hoover, AL 35226

205-568-6702

www.kmwithmichele.com

Kindermusik classes help children develop language, social, emotional, and physical skills…ALL in the context of joyful, musical rich play! Ages birth to 7 yrs. old. 

 

Painting with a Twist

701 Doug Baker Blvd.

Suite #106

Hoover, AL 35242

205-637-7777

paintingwithatwist.com/birmingham-hoover                                  

Invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced & enthusiastic local artists. Leave with a one-of-a-kind creation to cherish for years! 

 

The Academy of the Arts at Samford University

1939 South Lakeshore Dr.

Birmingham, AL 35229

205-726-2739
www.samford.edu/academy-of-the-arts

Art & Music for Children and Adults; Photography, Languages, ESL, & other classes for Adults.

 

Dance & Fitness

Birmingham Dance Theatre

100 Olde Town Rd.

Ste. 100

Vestavia, AL 35216

205-822-3012

Bdtdance.com

BDT is devoted to aspire all ages to excel in dance. 

Our purpose is to nurture, educate, guide and encourage all to their personal best.

 

Gold’s Gym 

1090 Montgomery Hwy.

Birmingham, AL 3521

 

3427 Colonnade Pkwy.

Birmingham, AL 35243

 

2244 A Pelham Pkwy.

Pelham, AL 35124

205-823-4653
www.goldsgym.com

Check out our full-service complete with a running track, basketball and racquetball court, women’s only area and more deluxe amenities in Vestavia, Colonnade and Pelham

 

Head Over Heels Gymnastics

500 Caldwell Trace

Birmingham, AL 35242

205-981-2720

www.headoverheelsgyms.com

Helping children gain fitness, gymnastics skills, confidence and self-esteem for over 20 years! Offering gymnastics, tumbling, aerial silks, trampoline, cheer, acro, Ninja classes plus fantastic camps & birthday parties!

 

The Dance Foundation

1715 27th Court S.

Homewood, AL 35209

205-870-0073

info@thedancefoundation.org

www.thedancefoundation.org

Our non-competitive dance education nurtures creativity, engages the imagination, and promotes social and developmental skills in a safe and enriching environment for self-expression and collaboration.

 

Master Scarsella’s

World Class Tae Kwon Do

268 Inverness Center Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35242

205-981-9636
AlabamaTKD.com
MSWCTKD is the leading provider of Tae Kwon Do instruction in Birmingham, AL to children, adults and families, ages 4 and up.

 

YMCA BIRMINGHAM

Downtown Location

2101 Fourth Ave. N.
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-324-4563
www.ymcabham.org

Since 1884, the YMCA of Birmingham is a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility with 15 local facilities.


Retail & Services

4D Mommies

Two Locations:

200 Office Park Dr. # 216

Mountain Brook, AL 35223

, 205-326-2229

 

100 Jefferson St. S., #100,
Huntsville, AL 35801

, 205-326-2229

4DMommies@gmail.com

www.4DMommies.com

4D Mommies offers expectant parents an experience of a lifetime – Gender Determination from around 15 weeks and 3D/4D Ultrasound with the new HD Live in Birmingham.

 

Applause Dancewear 

1629 Oxmoor Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35209

205-871-STEP

www.appausedancewear.net

Applause has the largest selection of dancewear in the Southeast. Clothing, shoes and accessories for all types of dance that fit toddler to plus size, teams and individuals.

 

Becky’s Gifts
205-994-5982

www.facebook.com/beckysgiftsAL
A ladies’ boutique with stylish and affordable fashion.  Check out our baby clothes & gifts!

BirthdaysinBirmingham.com

Since 1997, Birthdays in Birmingham has been Birmingham’s local birthday party resource. It is a collection of businesses that provide a birthday party service for children’s parties.

 

Bundles of Hope
205-607-2112
info@bundlesdiaperbank.org

www.budnlesdiaperbank.org

Helping families in need with diapers.

 

Escape Day Spa
100 Broadway St.
Birmingham, AL 35209
205-414-6062
www.theplacetoescape.com