Pediatric Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy

763-581-9100

At North Memorial Rehabilitation Services, our interdisciplinary team of pediatric rehabilitation professionals provides occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy for children from birth to 18 years of age at three convenient locations.

The North Memorial Difference

  • We offer comprehensive rehabilitation services for all children, from birth to age 18. Our interdisciplinary team of rehab professionals provides occupational, physical and speech therapies for each child. We start with a comprehensive evaluation of his or her development, including perceptual-motor skills, speech and language skills, feedings skills, cognition and motor control.
  • Individualized treatment plans for each child. We help children be all they can be by creating an individualized rehabilitation treatment plan, developed through a close working relationship between family members and care givers.

Navigating your way through the world of child rehabilitation services can seem perplexing and overwhelming. With various services offered by schools, community agencies and medical providers, it’s hard to know where to get the best care for your child. At North Memorial, we’ll help you sort through the confusion and help you to see – and realize – your child’s potential.

Most of the services we provide require a physician’s order. Rehabilitation services for children we offer include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of special-needs children
  • Inpatient and outpatient pediatric rehabilitation, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology
  • Family education
  • Programs for home follow-through
  • Consultation with school and community agencies
  • Referral to home care and other services as appropriate
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations

Speech and Language Therapy

Our speech and language therapy services for children include:

  • Speech pathologists specially trained in treating children
  • Evaluation and treatment of children with delayed speech and language skills, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, cleft palate, autism, traumatic brain injuries, apraxia, stuttering, voice disorders, auditory processing disorders, neurological diagnoses, oral/motor disorders and feeding/swallowing disorders
  • Evaluation and treatment for Augmentative Alternative Communication (ACC) devices
  • Consultation with parents, caregivers and schools
  • Social skills groups
  • Language groups
  • Free speech and language screenings
  • Group and individual therapy services
  • Fast ForWord™ for auditory processing
  • The Listening Program®
  • Evaluation and treatment of oral motor and feeding/swallowing disorders
  • Intensive home programs
  • Family-focused services with opportunity to participate in and observe each session

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapy services for children include:

  • Evaluating and treating children with a variety of diagnoses including delayed motor development, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, torticollis
  • Teaching movement skills, balance, equilibrium and control of movement
  • Assessing need for orthotics, splints and other adaptive equipment
  • Instructing children how to incorporate equipment into their lifestyles
  • Developing home programs to facilitate development of age-appropriate gross motor skills

Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapy services for children include:

  • Use of standardized tests to assess motor planning and coordination skills, visual and perceptual skills, postural control, oral motor function and functional daily skill levels. Staff are also qualified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) to assess neurosensory processing function.
  • Creation of or recommendation for therapeutic adaptations such as splints, inhibitory casting and assistive devices
  • Incorporation of standard programs such as the Therapeutic Listening Program and Interactive Metronome Program as appropriate
  • Teaching children how to use therapeutic adaptations
  • Providing sensory integration therapy
  • Designing written/home/school programs to assist with follow through away from the clinic site

Rehabilitation Services - Robbinsdale

Rehabilitation Services - Robbinsdale

3300 Oakdale Avene North
NMMC
Robbinsdale, Minnesota
Get Directions 763-581-3440
Rehabilitation Services - Maple Grove

Rehabilitation Services - Maple Grove

12000 Elm Creek Blvd. #210
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Get Directions 763-581-9100
Rehabilitation Services - Elk River

Rehabilitation Services - Elk River

800 Freeport Ave. N. Suite 102
North Memorial Health Plaza
Elk River, Minnesota
Get Directions 763-581-9100