Some kids grappling with long-term health issues may need help meeting milestones. Others may need help getting their skills back after an injury.
At UPMC Pediatric Rehabilitation of North Central Pennsylvania, we're experts in physical, speech, and other therapies. We care for kids and teens up to age 21.
We work to give sick, disabled, injured, and delayed kids more freedom.
Our programs include:
Each child gets a one-on-one meeting with a licensed pediatric therapist when they first come to see us. Then we'll create a treatment plan based on their unique needs and overall concerns.
OT focuses on giving kids skills to do things on their own.
At UMPC Pediatric Rehabilitation of North Central Pennsylvania, we have one-on-one programs to help your child work on:
We test and treat kids with delays that interfere with all parts of their lives.
We also hold age-specific summer group OT sessions that offer structured activities and local outings.
These sessions cover:
Feeding issues in infants, kids, and teens occur for many reasons.
These may include:
A visit with a feeding therapist may be right for kids who:
Our experts test, treat, and support kids with eating or swallowing problems at UPMC Williamsport. To plan a visit, call 570-321-2605.
PT can help children with many health issues, such as:
We tailor care to each child.
It may include:
PT sessions are often hard work. We make them fun and more like play when we work with kids.
We maximize each child's potential and urge them to thrive, even with limitations.
Problems speaking or grasping words can make school, social life, and learning hard for kids. Therapy can help prevent, diagnose, and treat speech-related issues.
Types of speech issues we can help your child with include:
Some common children's speech issues we treat include: