childChildren’s Services:

Quinte Rehab provides therapy services to children with health concerns to assist them in realizing their potential. Services are provided in public schools, private schools as well as home schools. Therapy services for your child may include Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and/or Speech Therapy. The School Therapy program is funded and administered by the South East Community Care Access Centre.

In addition to the School Health Program, Quinte Rehab is available to provide therapy services in our clinic setting, tailored to the unique needs of the child.

Occupational Therapy School Health Services:

School based Occupational Therapy services include assessments and recommendations to maximize your child’s ability to participate in daily school activities. General areas of Occupational Therapy include fine motor and gross motor function, printing and handwriting skills, sensory processing skills, self care skills, accessibility issues in the school setting and specialty equipment required for school participation.

To access these services, your school needs to initiate a referral through the South East Community Care Access Centre.

Occupational Therapy Children’s Clinic Services:

Quinte Rehab provides private pre-school and school aged Occupational Therapy services for children who have difficulties with:

  • fine motor skills such as printing/writing
  • gross motor skills such as balance, coordination, strength
  • sensory processing such as sensitivity to touch, sound, movement, taste, textures
  • attention to task
  • organizational skills
  • self care activities such as dressing, toileting, sleeping or eating.

Who will see my child?
Children are assessed by a registered Occupational Therapist (OT). The OT will also be directly involved in the treatment program.

Services:
Once the assessment process is completed, you and your child may receive:

  • Individual therapy
  • Parent/caregiver education programs
  • Home activities

Fees:
Clinic services are provided on a fee for service basis. Extended health insurance companies may include Occupational Therapy services in their plans. For more information, please contact the office and we will explore how our services may fit your needs.

Speech Therapy School Health Services:

School based Speech Therapy provides assessment and treatment for children with fluency (stuttering), voice and severe articulation/phonological difficulties to enhance
their success with school participation.

To access these services, your school needs to initiate a referral through the South East Community Care Access Centre.

Speech Therapy Children’s Clinic Services:

Quinte Rehab provides private preschool and school-aged speech and language services for children with speech, fluency (stuttering), voice or language difficulties in our outpatient clinic setting.

Who will see my child?
Children are assessed by a Speech-Language Pathologist, holding a Master’s degree, and registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).

Services:
In addition to assessment of your child, you and your child may receive:

  • Individual therapy with a Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Parent/Caregiver Education Programs
  • Consultations with parent(s), daycares and schools
  • Home activities for your child

Fees:
The clinic services are not funded under the public health system, so are available on a fee for service basis. In many cases, extended health insurance companies do include Speech Therapy services in their plans. For more information, please contact the office and we will explore how our services may fit your individual needs.

Physiotherapy School Health Services:

School based Physiotherapy provides assessment and recommendations to promote your child’s optimal participation in daily school activities and improve or maintain physical function. Areas of therapy include the use of exercise programs, gait training with or without aids, positioning and equipment. This also includes training of Educational Assistants and other school staff in necessary techniques for the care of your child and assistance with exercises and safe transfers.

To access these services, your school needs to initiate a referral through the South East Community Care Access Centre.

Physiotherapy Children’s Clinic Services:

How can physiotherapy help my child?

The early years (0-5 years)

  • Sports/Play injuries
  • Torticollis
  • Plagiocephaly(flat head)
  • Toe walking
  • Asymmetric walking
  • Low tone
  • Poor endurance
  • Post fracture/bracing rehab

The middle years (6-12 years)

  • Sports/play injuries
  • Toe walking
  • Awkward running
  • Sprains and strains
  • Mobilizing post fracture
  • Post-surgical rehab

The later years (13-18 years)

  • Sport/play injuries
  • Posture & Scoliosis
  • Demonstration and education of technique for strengthening/injury prevention
  • Post-surgical rehab (osteotomy, scoliosis, etc.)

Children eligibility criteria:
19 years of age or younger – A referral is required from a Physician or Nurse Practitioner to access OHIP funded services.