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Appointments and Scheduling

You can find easy and convenient scheduling for your family with Pediatric Rehabilitation at Arnold Palmer Hospital. To help streamline your scheduling process, we ask that you have the following items ready when you call to make an appointment:

  • General patient information and pertinent medical history (see patient forms below)
  • Prescription from your child’s physician
  • Reason for your child’s visit
  • Your child’s insurance information

You also may be asked to fax us your child’s prescription so we can verify the insurance information and request authorization. We accept most insurance plans. 

If you would like to schedule an appointment for your child at the Arnold Palmer Rehabilitation Center or have any questions, please call us at 407.237.6387.

Types of Therapies

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists evaluate and provide intervention to give a child the skill, ability, and confidence to move and explore their environment. From crawling and walking, running and jumping, physical therapy analyzes the strength, movement and coordination needed to participate in all the physical challenges in a child’s world. A child may be delayed in developing these skills or may have lost them due to injury or illness. A physical therapist has the expertise, tools and equipment to get them going.

  • Our physical therapists are specialists in many areas, including:
  • Alter G antigravity treadmill training
  • Aquatic therapy
  • ATP- Assistive Technology Professional
  • Balance and Vestibular Disorders
  • Gait Training
  • Neonatal Infant Massage
  • Neuro Developmental Treatment (NDT)
  • Schroth Method for scoliosis
  • Serial Casting
  • Therapeutic Taping
  • Torticollis
  • Universal Exercise Unit for dynamic movement to promote strength and coordination

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists evaluate and facilitate a child's independence in the "occupations" of their daily life. Think of all the activities that fill a child's day: eating, getting dressed, participating in the routines of home and school life, writing, cutting, drawing, and sports.  An occupational therapist is skilled at analyzing the skills and abilities that make those everyday tasks possible such as coordination, strength, and sensory processing. Whether a child is having difficulty gaining those skills for the first time, or has lost them due to injury or illness, an OT builds the child's confidence and ability to function in their world successfully.

Our occupational therapists are specialists in many areas, including:

  • Aquatic therapy
  • ATP- Assistive Technology Professional
  • Breastfeeding/ Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC)
  • Constraint Induced Movement Therapy
  • Feeding Therapy
  • Neuro Developmental Treatment (NDT)
  • Neonatal Infant Massage
  • Scar management and compression garments
  • Sensory processing
  • Serial casting and custom splinting/ orthotics
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Therapeutic Taping
  • Universal Exercise Unit for dynamic movement to promote strength and coordination

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy evaluates and develops a child’s ability to communicate by focusing on their speech and language skills. A speech therapist has the tools and expertise to help a child express themselves, build social skills, and connect to the world around them. Feeding and swallowing difficulties are also addressed by speech therapy through skilled intervention for oral motor strengthening and coordination.

Our speech language pathologists are specialists in many areas, including:

  • AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)
  • ATP- Assistive Technology Professional
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) Services
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Feeding and Swallowing treatment
  • FEES (Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow) interpretation
  • Hanen Program, “It Takes Two to Talk”
  • Hearing Impairment and Cochlear Implants
  • Oral Pharyngeal Motility Studies
  • Tracheostomy and Ventilator dependent patients
  • VPI (velopharyngeal insufficiency) studies/clinic