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Pediatric RehabilitationPediatric Center at Billings Clinic
To Make an Appointment:
(406) 238-5676
(800) 332-7156
Location:
Billings Clinic West
Billings Clinic Heights

Billings Clinic Pediatric Rehabilitation is a comprehensive outpatient program that provides diagnosis, treatment and referral services for children up to age 18.

Billings Clinic Pediatric Rehabilitation Program diagnoses include, but are not limited to:

  • Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Hearing Impairments
  • Developmental delays
  • Learning difficulties
  • Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD)
  • Motor coordination problems/dyspraxia
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Speech/Language impairments
  • Central auditory processing problems
  • Autism
 
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Chromosomal abnormalities
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • Genetic disorders
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Neurological disorders
  • Sensory integration dysfunction
Pediatric Rehabilitation Therapists

These Billings Clinic physical, occupational and speech therapists have special training in pediatrics.

Tanya Sciuchetti
Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Sensory Integration Specialist

Krista Bakkedahl
Pediatric Physical Therapist

Kristy Price
Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist

Carol Morse
Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist
Specializes in pediatric feeding and swallow disorders

Occupational Therapy

The following are symptoms (RED FLAGS) which may warrant an Occupational Therapy evaluation:

  • Coordination Difficulties
  • Clumsiness, Frequent falls, bumping into people or objects
  • Frequent fatigue or apparent weakness as compared to peers
  • Difficulty with fine motor skills/handwriting
  • Difficulty manipulating small toys
  • Difficulty with dressing, using utensils, or grooming activities
  • Difficulty with transitions or adjusting to changes in routine
  • Limited play skills
  • Limited Social interaction
  • Tendency to become overwhelmed easily
  • Frequent tantrums
Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapists are trained in the treatment and management of conditions of infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal, or acquired disorders and injuries.

Some of the services our pediatric physical therapists provide to help young patients achieve their goals include:

  • development and enhancement of gross motor skills
  • management of muscle tone
  • building or rebuilding muscle strength
  • improvement of posture/postural control
  • Pre-gait and gait training
  • improve range of motion
  • improve balance and coordination
  • improve body awareness and body alignment
  • building cardiopulmonary endurance
  • relieve or manage pain
Speech-Language Therapy

How does your child hear and talk?

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Hearing and Understanding

Talking

*Above information from the American Speech and Hearing Association

*Every child is unique and has an individual rate of development. The above norms represent, on average, the age by which MOST children will accomplish the above listed skills. Children do not typically master all items in a category until they reach the upper age range. Just because your child has not accomplished one skill within an age range does not mean the child has a disorder.

 

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