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Rehabilitation Services

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric rehabilitation services offers examination, evaluation and intervention for children, from birth through adolescence, who are experiencing functional limitations or disability due to trauma, developmental issues or disease.

Our team consists of physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists who work with patients and their families to develop customized treatment plans. Therapy sessions may include exercises, training in use of adaptive equipment or age-specific play-based activities to support your child's development and recovery.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Services

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital offers outpatient speech language pathology (SLP), occupational therapy (OT), and physical therapy (PT) to infants, children and adolescents. 

We offer:

  • Licensed staff with pediatric expertise
  • Individual evaluations with standardized testing available
  • Coordination of care with other providers (Birth-to-Three program, schools and medical providers)
  • Interpreter services
  • Family education and support for caregivers
  • Development of home programs
  • Onsite social worker
  • Customized and creative age-appropriate therapy
  • Before and after school appointments

Our centers offer:

  • A bright, spacious, well-equipped facility
  • Private treatment rooms
  • Convenient location
  • Free, handicapped-accessible parking
  • Assistive technology
  • Auditory-verbal therapy
  • Cleft lip and palate repair
  • Cognitive retraining
  • Custom splinting
  • Fluency therapy
  • Gait training
  • Gross motor/conditioning activities
  • Handwriting and fine motor skills development
  • Language assessment
  • Neuromuscular re-training
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Power wheelchair assessment and training
  • Premature birth evaluations
  • Pre-operative evaluations
  • Rehabilitation of sports injuries
  • Resonance evaluations (with and without nasometry)
  • Sensory integrative therapy
  • Standardized testing
  • Vocabulary & language development

Our Facilities

Our family-friendly Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation Center is conveniently located at the Pediatric Specialty Center at One Long Wharf in New Haven. Free, handicap-accessible parking is available for our patients.

Children receive care in private treatment rooms with an observation area for parents or in group- or play-based therapy settings. Our facility has advanced equipment, including a body weight-supported treadmill; a gait evaluation and analysis system with videography; positioning and mobility equipment and a rock-climbing wall.

Adolescents (ages 11 or older) can also be seen at these locations: