Performance Pediatrics

Located in the heart of Passaic and Sussex Counties of New Jersey. We are a private pediatric therapy clinic owned and directed by Davina Daura, MS, OTR/L.


Performance Pediatrics

Located in the heart of Passaic and Sussex Counties of New Jersey. We are a private pediatric therapy clinic owned and directed by Davina Daura, MS, OTR/L.

About Us
10 years anniversary

Celebrating 10 years in private practice!

We would like to thank everyone for their continued support.


To attain optimal evidence-based physical, occupational, social individual health and well-being in order to bring inspiration and independence for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

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Comprehensive Assessment and written reports based on clinical observation, standardized testing, parent interview, discussion with teachers/and/or other professionals involved in your child’s treatment.


Here at Performance Pediatrics, we have created a state-of-the-art multi-sensory environment, providing every child positive play in a therapeutic environment.

Our Mission Statement

Performance Pediatrics strives to assure a positive, child-friendly, family- based center servicing Sussex, Morris, Warren, and Passaic counties in NJ. Our mission is to give each child that comes through Performance Pediatrics doors the best of our experience and attitude that will help maximize their function and independence in school and home. We work at giving the parents empathy, understanding, and the knowledge to help their kids, believe in their abilities, and achieve goals. At Performance Pediatrics, we believe in treating the whole child to individually meet each child’s unique and special needs.  We strongly believe that ALL children have the ability to grow, learn, and develop and it is just a matter of tapping and discovering “how” they learn “best,” believing in them, and providing the “just right” guidance along the way.

Our goal is to provide the highest quality of therapy to children and their families, with new and current evidence-based research and clinical experience.  We strive to be on top of the latest programs available that will help children with and without special needs, as well as, to maintain the highest level of education and professionalism in our field.

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Owner & Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Davina Daura, MOT, MS/OTR/L

I truly find great satisfaction in my work with children and in helping families overcome the everyday challenges of parenting children with special needs. 

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There is no greater work than the work of caring for our children. From the moment we started OT at performance pediatrics, the staff have been a blessing! They are the most educated group of therapists that I have had the honor and pleasure helping my grandson. If the world was filled with more people like each one of the therapists at performance, especially Ms. Melissa and Ms. Davina, what a joyful world we would be in. Thank you all for all that you do. We love you all!

-Janis T.

At Performance pediatrics, you have access to the highest level of care in Sussex and Passaic county. We have always felt the staff has been open and accommodating to our financial obligations. Our children have received individual care with focus on their needs. When their abilities have changed, the open communication has helped transition the plan to be most beneficial to our children. Whether changing therapy times or identifying new and/or different approaches to help my sons identify their needs for sensory input. We are very grateful we found the team and family in performance pediatrics!

-Holly C.

I’m incredibly happy with performance pediatrics. The therapists are friendly, helpful, and very professional. My son LOVES going to his sessions every week. I have noticed he has become strong as a result of attending. He is excited to tell me what he has done after his sessions and is so proud to tell his friends and family about Melissa. Performance pediatrics has a true family feel, and I love how welcoming and warm everyone always is!

-Emily S.


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Kids Summer Camp

Kids Summer Camp

SUMMER CAMP 2023 July 24th-August 17th Monday-Thursday 9-1pm | Open to all ages 3-12 years Thematic weeks, Creative Outdoor Activities, Stem based Learning, Social skills, Self regulation and Multi sensory fun! Welcome to Performance Pediatrics’ 6th Annual...

Meet our therapy dog, Teddy

Meet our therapy dog, Teddy

Meet our therapy dog, Teddy,  also known as “Teddy Bear”! He is our newest, sweetest, and fluffiest therapy dog (in training). Teddy absolutely loves coming to work to play on the swings and crash pads, all while making new friends! He loves to play with our kiddos...

New Playground at Performance Pediatrics

New Playground at Performance Pediatrics

We are excited to showcase our new playground at the Lafayette Performance Pediatrics. View the video preview below: Kids can be tough critics, and when this guy easily gives us approval- we don’t disagree! Here at Performance Pediatrics, we have created a...

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