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CareStarter in the News


It's been an exciting week at CareStarter. We've been featured by both the popular special needs and inspirational blog, The Mighty and ABC News. (Click here to see The Mighty's Coverage of CareStarter. Click here to see the CareStarter story on ABC News.)

Both news outlets featured CareStarter CEO, Lamarque Polvado and his family's story and his daughter's autism diagnosis that provided him the inspiration to create the pediatric and special needs resource and mobile app you see today.

The impersonal experiences Lamarque and his family encountered after his daughter's autism diagnosis gave him the inspiration to create a resource for parents and caregivers focused on providing resources for them at their fingertips.


March 29, 2016 - Austin, Texas

Ability Pediatric Therapy & Nursing, a San Antonio, Texas, based pediatric therapy and nursing company, has selected Austin, Texas based CareStarter Technologies to improve the patient experience with their newly launched Referral Portal. CareStarter Technologies is a patient centered care technology providing pediatric patients and their caregivers access to information at the moment of diagnosis and beyond.

“We’re excited to enhance our already robust services and resources in the San Antonio community. We are focused on providing enhanced patient care and resources that include personalized patient referral lists that are easily accessible by your mobile device for our caregivers who are always on the go,” said Pam Goble, CEO of Ability Pediatric Therapy & Nursing.

As part of the Referral Portal, CareStarter Technologies will provide intelligent technology, including the ability to enhance current resource distribution using mobile technologies, organize as well as...


December 9, 2015 - Austin, Texas

Family to Family Network, a Houston, Texas-based nonprofit organization that provides parent support, education and training events on the special educational process and disabilities diagnosis information is partnering with Austin, Texas, based CareStarter Technologies. CareStarter Technologies is a patient centered care technology providing patients and their caregivers access to information at the moment of diagnosis and beyond.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 15% of children aged 3 through 17 years have one or more development disabilities. The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000, defines a developmental disability as a severe chronic disability of an individual that is attributed to a mentor of physical impairment or combination, is manifested by the age 22, likely continues indefinitely, results in substantial functional limitations in three or more life care activities and reflects the individual’s need for a combination of services, support or...