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Positioning & Mobility Clinic

The Positioning and Mobility Clinic provides a team approach to the evaluation, fittings and follow-up of wheelchairs (manual and power), seating systems, standers, adaptive car seats, adapted chairs and adaptive bath equipment. The equipment chosen is designed to meet the needs of the individual and his or her family.

A typical visit consists of the following: a thorough consultation and evaluation with the client and team members to identify positioning/mobility needs, recommendations and assistance in the integration of other assistive technology, interaction with the referral source, school personnel, primary therapists, physicians, and others to assure quality of care. Individuals benefit from this service if they require specialized mobility and positioning and seating solutions to enable them to be as functional and independent as possible. 

Why Begin Here?

Our highly experienced therapists lead the Clinic and specialize in the area of positioning and mobility.  They work closely with the individual, family members, primary therapists, physician and the rehabilitation technology supplier.  Each of the suppliers represented in the Clinic is part of the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS) and their representatives must have their ATS/CRTS credential.

Who should participate?

Positioning and Mobility Clinic is available for children and young adults who are in need of evaluation, fitting, and follow up for the following equipment:

What are the goals of this service?

The primary goal of this service is to provide optimal seating and mobility solutions for each individual's needs.

What will a typical session be like? 

The positioning and Mobility clinic provides a unique team approach to the evaluation, fittings, and follow-up for each piece of equipment. The Occupational and Physical Therapist with experience in the area of positioning and mobility will lead the clinic working closely with the client, family, primary therapist, physician, and rehabilitation technology suppliers. The equipment chosen is designed to meet the needs of the individual and his/her family.

A typical visit consists of the following:

How much will a session cost?

Visits are billed directly to one of several sources: your private insurance carrier, Child and Family Connections if enrolled in the state's Early Intervention Program: or via specific contractual arrangements with school districts. All therapy services are billed as either and Occupational or Physcial Therapy session in 15 minute increments utilizing appropriate coding for services rendered.

 **Note: Please check with your insurance company to verify benefits with Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region AND either one of the two suppliers listed below in alphabetical order:

National Seating and Mobility
11551 S Ridgeland Ave
Alsip, IL 60803

335 Eisenhower Lane South
Lombard, IL 60148

Will I need a prescription?

Parents, physicians, nurses, teachers, therapists or other healthcare professionals can refer a child to the Positioning and Mobility Clinic.

A prescription from your child's treating physician for "Occupational/Physcial Therapy evaluation & treatment services in the Positioning and Mobility Clinic" is required for billing and scheduling of services. The prescription MUST include a diagnosis and diagnostic code.

Who should I call with questions?

For additional questions or to make an appointment, please call the Positioning and Mobility Clinic Intake Coordinator at 630.261.6210.

How Do I Get Started?

Getting started is easy! Contact our Intake Coordinator at 630.261.6210 to ask questions or schedule an appointment.

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