Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has several outpatient and urgent care centers throughout South Florida, including on-demand, virtual care.
Walk-in urgent care with no appointment needed.
Serving as your child's primary doctor's office.
Pediatric specialty consultations available closer to home.
A full range of comprehensive services all under one roof.
Connect with providers from the comfort of your own home.
With over 700 pediatric physicians on staff, we’re dedicated to helping you connect with the right specialist for your needs.
We have expertise in treating children and educating families on hundreds of different conditions.
We use cutting-edge, specialized treatments and procedures to ensure the best care for your child.
Also known as: speech-language therapy.
Speech therapy is an intervention that targets improving a child’s ability to understand and express language. The therapy is conducted by a medical professional known as a speech-language pathologist.
Speech-language therapy encompasses the following areas:
A formal assessment is conducted to determine the areas of deficit and goal plans are created.
A prescription from a medical provider (i.e., pediatrician, sub-specialist) is required to initiate scheduling the evaluation.
There are no risk factors related to speech therapy.
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This page was last updated on: 12/4/2019 12:29:55 PM
The Rehabilitation Services at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital serve the therapeutic needs of infants, children and adolescents.
Camp DMC is a summer program for children with special needs run by Nicklaus Children’s Dan Marino Outpatient Center. Please note: We will not offer Camp DMC during summer of 2019.
The terms feeding disorders or feeding difficulties are frequently used to refer to infants and children who have problems with eating enough and/or an appropriate variety of foods.
Voice disorders are a broad category of medical conditions congenital and acquired; acute or chronic that affect the loudness, pitch, quality or resonance of a child's voice.
Any incorrect production of sound due to an abnormality of one or more parts of speech production is called an articulation disorder
TRAAC (Tracking Rehabilitative Advancement through Accountable Care) is the service delivery model of care for rehabilitation at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
Communication systems, strategies and tools that replace or supplement natural speech are known as augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).