Children with disabilities represent a unique population within pediatrics. The division of pediatric rehabilitation, focuses on maximizing the function and enhancing the lives of children with a wide range of conditions such as autism, torticollis, stroke, genetic abnormalities and other developmental disabilities.

Our division offers a variety of services to children with disabilities, including multidisciplinary team of Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Pediatric Physical Therapist and Pediatric Speech Therapist.

Our services include

Physical Therapy Department:

  • Developmental physical therapy evaluation and treatment including NDT and SI
  • Strengthening
  • Motor planning
  • Sensory integration: gravitational insecurity
  • Constraint induced programs
  • Gross motor skills: sitting, crawling, standing, walking, jumping…
  • Sports specific therapeutic intervention for injury prevention and post injury

Occupational Therapy Department:

  • Occupational therapy evaluation and treatment including NDT and SI
  • Fine motor skills: scissor use, handwriting, toy manipulation…
  • Self-care skills: buttons, zippers, dressing, hygiene, shoelaces…
  • Visual-perceptual skills: depth perception, puzzle orientation…
  • Social skills: sharing, self-esteem, parallel and interactive play…
  • Sensory integration: tactile defensiveness, perseverating on stim…
  • Activities of daily living (ADL) training

Speech and Language Pathology Department:

  • Speech evaluation and treatment
  • Speech: articulation, lisps…
  • Language: social communication skills
  • Oral motor skills: pre-language tongue, lip and palate…
  • Feeding: food manipulation, textural defensiveness
  • Fluency/Stuttering
  • Voice
  • Social skills

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