Pediatric Rehabilitation Program
You can find easy and convenient scheduling for your family with Pediatric Rehabilitation at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. To help streamline your scheduling process, we ask that you have the following items ready when you call to make an appointment:
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 Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Rehabilitation Center or have any questions, please call us at (407) 237-6387.
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.
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:
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: