Cook Children's rehabilitation programs offer more than effective therapies and the latest advances in treatment. Our specialized teams tailor each therapy plan to focus on your child's specific rehabilitation needs. Our goal is to help make childhood as simple as possible for your child and your family. We do this through programs that are designed to provide the best possible outcomes by:
- Developing and improving play, communication, feeding and motor skills.
- Providing hearing aids and devices to children with hearing loss.
- Teaching injury prevention skills.
- Improving quality of life for children and their families.
- Making it easier for children to reach their potential at home, in school and in the community.
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)
Children who have difficulty communicating verbally may be able to use pictures, communication boards or speech-generating devices to communicate.
Audiologists focus on diagnosing specific types of hearing loss for all pediatric ages.
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disorder of the auditory system that causes a disruption in the way that an individual’s brain understands what they are hearing.
Cleft Lip and/or Palate & Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Cleft Lip and/or Palate & Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Children with a structural issue in their soft palate may have difficulty speaking. Air may come out of their nose, or they may be very unintelligible.
The cochlear implant (CI) program was created to serve children diagnosed with significant hearing loss who receive limited to no hearing aid benefit and whose families are dedicated to seeking an oral mode of communication.
Our Equipment clinic team works with you and your child to find the equipment that's best suited to help improve your child’s function and independence, and your peace of mind.
Cook Children's feeding therapists are here to help children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, overcome feeding difficulties.
Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
When your child's condition limits their ability to walk, FES devices stimulate muscles and help improve how your child walks.
Cook Children's hand therapists have advanced training and experience in treating patients with conditions affecting the upper extremity.
Occupational therapy focuses on fine motor and functional skills to enhance development, restore function and to prevent disability from pediatric conditions, illness and injury.
Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
Children who develop incontinence or pain may begin to avoid activities and isolate themselves from friends and family. Fortunately, Cook Children's rehabilitation team can help.
Physical therapy focuses on large motor and functional skills to enhance development restore function and prevent disability from pediatric conditions, illness or injury.
Serial casting improves range of motion in shortened muscles. This can help your child stand, walk or move better and decrease their pain.
Speech pathologists focus on oral motor, speech, language and communication skills to enhance development, restore function and to prevent disability from pediatric conditions, illness or injury.
Sports Physical Therapy
Sports Physical Therapy provides coordinated and comprehensive care to children and teens with orthopedic or sports related injuries.
A vestibular disorder is a problem within the organs of the inner ear that can cause difficulty balancing or symptoms of dizzinessand even result in developmental delays. Fortunately, Cook Children's audiologists are here to help your child.
Children with voice disorders may have difficulty breathing during exercise or using their voice to speak or sing. Our speech-language pathologists can help change how your child’s voice sounds and help decrease breathing difficulties during exercise.
We're here to help.
If your child has been recommended to us, you probably have questions. We can help. If you would like to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-885-4063.