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Medical Rehabilitation - Pediatric Therapy

Meet our Clinical Team of Pediatric Therapists

Easterseals Pediatric Therapy Program is dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a child’s visible and invisible challenges so that they may reach their full potential as they grow, learn and play.

The Pediatric Therapy Program serves newborns to age 18 who are identified by their pediatrician as having a congenital anomaly or experiencing developmental delays. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 1 in 6 births experience some form of
developmental delay.

The Easterseals Pediatric Therapy team services help young children with disabilities achieve their goals in cognitive, social/emotional, communicative, adaptive and physical development.  Easterseals Pediatric Therapy Program offers many therapeutic interventions for the unique needs of your child.

• Early intervention
• Physical therapy
• Occupational therapy
• Speech therapy
• Aquatic therapy
• Specialized autism therapy
• Sensory integration
• Neuro-Developmental Therapy (NDT)
• Orthotics/ Equipment consultation
• Assistive and Augmentative communication support
• School Therapy Program

Easterseals operates a state-of-the-art facility and uses equipment that exceeds what most therapy centers offer, including an aquatherapy pool and a therapeutic playground.

Our professionals are expertly trained in their related fields in pediatric, family-centered care. Most hold advanced degrees and certifications in cutting edge interventions and innovative techniques. We are highly dedicated to work with each parent to tailor a unique and goal-oriented therapy program for lifetime success.

At Easterseals, Pediatric Therapy families enjoy a broad variety of therapy services all under one roof, saving families from the necessity scheduling different programs at different centers to get myriad necessary services.
 

Early Intervention
Early intervention helps infants and toddlers during their most important stages of learning.  Easterseals works with the Early Intervention Program (EIP) to provide qualified professionals to work with children birth to age 3.  The program boosts the potential of children who are at risk or currently experiencing developmental delays.

 

Physical Therapy
Our experienced and licensed physical therapists use exercise, assistive devices and proven techniques to help preserve, develop and restore physical function due to injury, disease, or congenital problems.

Learn more about Easterseals physical therapy.  
Visit the American Physical Therapy Association.

 

Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy focuses on developing the ability to perform every day activities such as dressing, feeding, or bathing. Our experienced and licensed physical therapists develop fine motor skills and underlying sensory motor skills through exercise, therapeutic play, assistive devices and special, caring techniques that promote independence in self-care, school, work and play.

Learn more about Easterseals occupational therapy.
Visit the American Occupational Therapy Association.

 

Speech Therapy
Speech therapy helps improve or restore communication skills or swallowing capabilities affected by injury, disease, or congenital problems. In addition, our speech therapists work with children who cannot rely on speech or hearing as a form of communication. Speech therapy is available in both English
and Spanish. 

Learn more about Easterseals speech therapy.  
Visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

 

Aquatic Therapy
Children with ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy and learning disabilities can benefit from aquatherapy.  We offer:

  • One-on-one therapy for every child
  • State of the art warm water therapy spa pool
  • Specially trained aquatic therapists
  • Therapy that is fun, safe and stimulating
 
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