Pediatric Therapy Services
Designed for the Unique Needs of Children
At Nicklaus Children's Hospital we offer a full range of bilingual diagnostic and therapeutic services to meet the needs of infants, children and adolescents. All services are provided by a team of professionals who focus on the medical, therapeutic and educational needs of the child and family. Nicklaus Children's Hospital rehabilitative program includes both inpatient services offered to patients in the hospital’s neonatal, pediatric and cardiac intensive care units as well as outpatient care available at the hospital’s main campus and other South Florida locations.
A Select Team of Specialists
The first step in rehabilitating a child is to provide a team of pediatric rehabilitation specialists who understand the physical, emotional and psychological needs of children and their families at varying stages of life. The specialists include:
- Occupational therapists
- Physical therapists
- Speech language pathologists
After a comprehensive evaluation, a treatment plan is developed with the child’s family to enable patients to achieve maximum functional levels as quickly as possible.
Specialty Clinics and Programs
The following specialty clinics and programs are available, bringing together a variety of specialists to support the care of children with specific needs:
Expand the box below for a detailed list of conditions.
Pediatric Specific Rehabilitation Services for
We also provide pediatric therapy for these conditions:
- Auditory processing disorders
- Fine and gross motor coordination deficits
- Fluency disorder
- Hearing loss and hearing impairment
- Language/learning and speech disorders
- Muscular disorders
- Neurological-based disorders
- Oral/motor, feeding and swallowing disorders
- Orthopedic rehabilitation
- Sensory motor deficits
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Voice disorder
Scheduling Therapy Sessions
Each child is seen for an initial evaluation by one of our therapists. The therapist writes an evaluation report and a plan of care based on your child’s individual needs, diagnosis, and age. After all insurance authorizations are obtained, the Nicklaus Children's Hospital scheduling department will contact the parents to coordinate all the therapy appointments. Schedule an initial consultation today.