Therapeutical Treatments and Services
Hearing loss can affect children's speech and language development, school performance and social relationships. Identifying hearing loss at the earliest opportunity is key to helping them achieve their full potential. We offer a full array of comprehensive audiology services.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Communication systems, strategies and tools that replace or supplement natural speech are known as augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
A dynamometer is a medical instrument that is used to test grip strength. It primarily serves as a diagnostic and assessment tool.
Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.
Neonatal Auditory Screening
A neonatal auditory screening is a test given to a newborn baby in order to test his or her hearing.
Occupational Therapy (OT) Evaluation and Treatment
Occupational therapy is a form of therapy that helps people rehabilitate through exercises and other means in order to perform their ordinary, daily tasks or work-related functions.
Physical Therapy (PT) Evaluation and Treatment
Physical therapy is a form of therapy that helps people rehabilitate through exercises, stretching and orthopedics in order to regain the mobility and function of their bodies.
A pinch meter is a medical instrument that is used to test digital strength in the form of three different types of pinches.
Return to Sports ACL Testing and Injury Prevention
Because athletes with previous ACL injuries face a 25% chance of suffering a second ACL injury, ACL surgery patients should be cleared by a physician before they begin playing sports again. A prescription is required to receive this test, insurance benefits may be available
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)/Speech Therapy Evaluation and Treatment
Speech therapy is an intervention that targets improving a child’s ability to understand and express language.
Tracking Rehabilitative Advancement through Accountable Care (TRAAC)
TRAAC (Tracking Rehabilitative Advancement through Accountable Care) is the service delivery model of care for rehabilitation at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
VFSS (Videofluoroscopy Swallow Study)
A VFSS is a test to look at how your child swallows foods and liquids. We make an X-ray “movie” of your child’s mouth and throat while her or she is drinking and eating.