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Pediatric Therapy Services

Our Therapists are specially trained in the field of Pediatric Therapy to utilize play in their sessions to promote skill and age-appropriate activities. Our team approach helps to identify the unique needs of children with all types of developmental delays, diagnoses, and special healthcare needs.

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    Pediatric Therapy Services Overview

    Pediatric therapists are specifically trained to improve the lives and daily function of children who suffer from a wide range of injuries, congenital conditions, communication challenges as well as chewing and swallowing difficulties. The role of a Pediatric Therapist is to work with the child and their family to assist each child to reach their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation at home, in school, and in the community.

     

    What makes Pediatric Therapy different?

    Children often don’t understand why they are in therapy. Play, family involvement, and one-on-one care are exclusive to the Pediatric Therapists’ care of children. Fun and motivational factors are incorporated into functional activities to make each therapy session feel like play. In addition, the Pediatric Team provides family support including coordination of services, advocacy, and assistance with enhancing development.


    Pediatric Physical Therapy Services

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    Pediatric Physical Therapy - Nashua and Waverly Clinics

    Our Therapists are specially trained in the field of Pediatric Therapy to utilize play in their sessions to promote skill and age-appropriate activities. Our team approach helps to identify the unique needs of children with all types of developmental delays, diagnoses, and special healthcare needs.

     


    Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services

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    Pediatric Occupational Therapy - Waverly and Parkersburg Clinic

    Pediatric Occupational therapy focuses on assisting children to develop the skills they need to be as independent and functional in all of their daily occupations as possible.  Children’s occupations include activities such as play, school, and self-care tasks.  Our Pediatric Occupational Therapist is patient and family-focused to determine the child’s strengths, areas for improvement, and overall child/family goals. Pediatric Occupational Therapists work with children of various diagnoses/disabilities or after an injury or accident to maximize their function and quality of life.

     


    Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy Services

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    Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy - Nashua, Parkersburg, and Waverly Clinic

    Communication is a vital part of our lives. Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists help children learn to successfully communicate their wants and needs in a fun learning environment to provide skills kids need to become confident in their ability to relate to the world. Our Speech Therapists treat a variety of diagnoses including developmental delays, oral/facial anomalies, genetic disorders, neurological dysfunction, and specialized treatment for those with hearing loss and cochlear implants.


    Pediatric Support Group

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    Finding Support For Families of Children with Special Needs - Waverly Clinic

    This support group provides a place for families of children with varying levels of specialized health care needs to meet, learn, support, share and grow together. The goal is to provide a safe and open-minded environment where families feel comfortable to share their successes and disappointments.

    Our meetings range from an open discussion format to having guest presenters in to discuss their areas of expertise in the care of children with special needs.

    Anyone who is a family member or a care provider for a child with special health care needs is welcome.

    For more information, call (319) 352-5644 and ask for Kayla or Kristin.

    Click here to follow our Facebook page:  “Supporting Families of Children with Special Needs.”

     

    Support Group Meetings

    Location: Tendrils Rooftop Garden at Waverly Health Center

    Time: Meetings take place on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm

    Dates: February 4th 2020, May 5th 2020, August 4th 2020, November 3rd 2020.

     

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