(309) 681-6960 – Medical Diagnostics
(309) 655-6961 – Rehabilitation
Medical Diagnostics and Treatment
The Division of Child Development and Rehabilitation at OSF Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive medical evaluation and diagnostic services and ongoing treatment of children with autism, including therapy plans, school recommendations and medication management.
Pediatric speech and feeding therapy supports oral motor, feeding and communication skill development in everyday activities.
Speech therapy evaluation and treatment focuses on:
Communication: including sign language, picture cards and communication devices)
Receptive language: your child’s ability to process and understand information
Expressive language: the production of words, phrases and sentences)
Speech: production of speech sounds as well as the coordination of the muscles needed to make sounds)
Speech therapists at OSF Children’s Hospital also specialize in the evaluation and treatment of feeding and swallowing disorders.
Pediatric occupational therapy supports motor and sensory development for integration into functional life skills.
Occupational therapy evaluation and treatment focuses on:
Sensory processing disorders
Uncoordinated fine or gross motor development
Social skills including play and independent living skills
Pediatric physical therapy supports functional movement and mobility.
Physical therapy evaluation and treatment focused on:
Gross motor impairments including walking, running, climbing stairs
Balance and coordination challenges
Functional mobility for independence
Visit OSF Rehabilitation for additional information about therapy services provided at OSF Children’s Hospital.
Division of Child Psychiatry
We provide diagnostic evaluation and ongoing pharmacotherapy management of children with complex cases of autism, including children who have additional psychiatric disorders.
Division of Psychology and Behavioral Health
We provide evaluation and counseling for emotional, behavioral and developmental problems of children with autism.