Children's Specialized Hospital Research

The Research Center at Children’s Specialized Hospital strives to advance pediatric rehabilitation by initiating and supporting evidence-based studies that explore innovative interventions, technologies and approaches to specialized care for children and adolescents.

Our research focuses on five core areas:

Autism Brain Injury Chronic Health Conditions Cognition Mobility

Our research education programs mentor and train students and early career scientists:

The Research Center's Internship Program hosts undergraduate and graduate students interested in gaining clinical research experience.

The Research Center's Postdoctoral Research Fellowships provide advanced rehabilitation research training for postdoctoral fellows interested in pediatric neuropsychology or mobility.

Our events promote cutting-edge pediatric research and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration:

The Research Center's Distinguished Lecture Series is our free research education program for healthcare professionals. World-renowned researcher scientists present on various topics affecting healthcare today.

Our studies provide patients and their families opportunities to participate in novel interventions:

Are you a parent or caregiver interested in having your child participate in research?

Learn more about our current studies in: Autism, Brain Injury, Chronic Health Conditions, Cognition, and Mobility.

Patient Stories

  • Dr. Therrien told us he would be there for our family and he referred us to Children’s Specialized Hospital.

    Kenny
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  • “I’m just super grateful,” shares Amanda. “I’m so glad we landed at Children’s Specialized Hospital.”

    Colbie
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  • “I enjoyed Physical Therapy with my Therapist Zack the most!” shares Jayson. “The therapy was always fun. He would have me balance on one leg while we played Uno, we would play catch. It was awesome!”

    Jayson
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