In preparation for your child's first visit to our clinic, we want to make sure you are ready and know what to expect.
Please arrive 20 -30 minutes before your scheduled initial evaluation appointment.
Parents, if your child is under the age of 18, please plan on staying for the entire length of the visit.
What To Bring:
If you speak a language other than English, please bring a translator with you. Many of our clinics have team members who speak additional languages who can make your visit smoother. Please inform our clinic prior to arrival if you require language assistance.
What to Wear:
We ask that you dress your child in comfortable loose clothing that allows visualization of any problem areas and makes it easy for your child to comfortably move and play. Please ensure to bring any personal items needed by your child for the session. This may include diapers/wipes, a change of clothes, drinks/snacks, a favorite small comfort toy/item, and any augmented communication devices used by your child. No shoes are allowed within the pediatric treatment spaces- this includes both the child and anyone accompanying the child to therapy sessions. Socks are recommended.
What Happens When I see the Therapist?
Your therapist will work with you and your child to maximize your child’s mobility, communication, social skills, gross/fine motor skills and/or safety with the goal of maximizing your child’s ability to participate in age-appropriate activities. During this initial evaluation, the therapist will examine your child, discuss findings in detail and provide a mutually agreed upon treatment plan to achieve goals. This treatment plan will include the anticipate length of treatment, along with a discussion of treatment approaches that will be most beneficial to your child. Our highly skilled pediatric therapists will make every effort to make treatment fun and enjoyable for your child!
New Patient Forms:
Once you are scheduled for your initial evaluation your new patient paperwork will be emailed to you.