Comprehensive therapy services at Wolfson Children’s Hospital help children of all ages with sensory, movement, feeding and communication difficulties. We help kids overcome these disorders so they can better enjoy their daily activities.
We know kids
Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a unique resource for kids’ health in Northeast Florida and South Georgia. Since we provide care exclusively for children, our clinics are designed and equipped with their needs in mind. We provide services in Wolfson Children’s Hospital and at several outpatient clinics throughout the area.
The pediatric-trained therapists with Wolfson Children’s Hospital are experienced in many childhood medical and developmental conditions that affect a child’s ability to live life to full potential. Using a team approach, we work with you, your child and other medical professionals to provide specialized care that is personalized for your child’s individual needs.
Conditions We Treat
- Neuromuscular disorders, such as muscular dystrophy
- Juvenile arthritis
- Cognitive and visual perceptual deficits
- Developmental delays
- Fine and gross motor coordination deficits
- Genetic disorders
- Sensory processing disorders
- Speech and language disorders
- Nervous system disorders, such as cerebral palsy
- Feeding and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia)
- Orthopedic conditions and injuries
- Pain management
- Autism spectrum disorder and pervasive developmental disorders
- Voice, fluency and resonance disorders
- Acute and chronic medical or traumatic conditions
Wolfson Children’s rehabilitation collaborates with community health care professionals during weekly and monthly clinics for children with complex medical conditions.
- Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Clinic
- Neurosciences Clinic: for children post brain surgery/injuries
- Spinal Defects Clinic: for children with difficulties related to spina bifida
- Spasticity Management and Rehabilitation Team (SMART) Clinic: for children with neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy
Occupational therapists help children with sensory-processing and movement challenges achieve their highest level of independence for everyday activities, like getting dressed, playing and learning.
Physical therapists help children achieve movement skills such as crawling and walking, and recover from injuries or surgery to participate in the many activities they enjoy.
Speech-language pathologists assist children in communicating effectively with others and with difficulties eating or swallowing.
Special services and programs
We offer several unique services and programs that require highly specialized therapies. Call Wolfson Rehabilitation for participation in these programs.
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