Children’s Specialized Hospital West Orange

These cheerful, child-centered programs are staffed with therapists who specialize in the physical, occupational, and speech therapy needs of children.

Our physical and occupational therapists are trained in the evaluation and treatment of a full spectrum of developmental, neurological and orthopedic problems in a gentle, play-oriented setting. And, our speech-language pathologists utilize a variety of the latest therapeutic techniques, along with state-of-the-art instrumentation to provide clinical assessment and treatment of articulation, voice, fluency, language, feeding and swallowing disorders.

The pediatric treatment area is completely furnished with an array of equipment and activities designed to meet the needs of children of all ages and levels of ability. Family members are encouraged to participate in their child's therapy sessions.

Our highly qualified and committed therapists offer specialized rehabilitative services to children of all ages, from infancy to adolescence, with varying abilities and conditions.

Our specially designed pediatric physical and occupational therapy services include:

  • Sensory integration therapy
  • Neurodevelopmental therapy
  • Schroth Method for treatment of Scoliosis, Kyphosis and other spinal deformities
  • Post-concussion therapy

Our physical and occupational therapists treat children with many conditions including:

  • ADD, PDD or ADHD
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental delays (Gross and Fine Motor)
  • Down Syndrome
  • Genetic conditions
  • Hypotonia/Hypertonia
  • Neurological conditions
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Sensory Processing Dysfunction
  • Torticollis and Plagiocephaly
  • Scoliosis and Kyphosis

Our speech therapy services include:

  • Evaluations
    • Speech language evaluations
    • Clinical swallowing evaluations
    • Infant feeding assessments
    • Voice evaluations using state-of-the-art instrumentation (Visi-pitch;Nasometry)
  • Therapy
    • Individual speech-language therapy
    • Pragmatic language groups
    • Oral motor/myofunctional therapy
    • Dysphagia therapy
    • Behavioral feeding therapy
    • Auditory training (Auditory Processing Disorders)

We have speech-language pathologists specially trained in the following areas:

  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)
  • PROMPT Therapy
  • Vital Stim for Dysphagia
  • Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT – hearing impaired/cochlear implant patients)
  • Lidcombe Program for stuttering
  • Voice, swallowing and airway disorders

Our speech-language pathology staff provides assessment and intervention for children and adolescents with communication and swallowing difficulties related to many conditions including:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)/PDD
  • Apraxia
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Central auditory processing disorder
  • Cochlear implants/hearing impairment
  • CVA (stroke)
  • Cleft lip/palate
  • Delayed speech language development
  • Down syndrome
  • Stuttering
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • And more

Children’s Specialized Hospital West Orange