Cardinal Hill Outpatient Pediatric Program


Cardinal Hill Pediatric Patient Cameron Erskine


What to Bring to Your First Outpatient Therapy Appointment - New Patients

There are several forms that you will need to have filled out at your first appointment.  You can print them off here, fill them out and bring them with you.

Pediatric Patients
icon Outpatient Pediatric Medical History Form

Be sure to list all of your medications on your Outpatient Pediatric Medical History Form.  If your doctor's office gave you the order for therapy and did not fax it to Cardinal Hill, please bring that with you.  You will also need to bring a picture ID and your insurance cards.

Cardinal Hill Pediatric Outpatient Services Information

icon Outpatient Pediatric Brochure

At Cardinal Hill, giving children the care they deserve has always been a top priority. We're proud to offer children comprehensive services and programs that enable them to grow and succeed.

For children with special needs, our expert team of professionals provides many services, including:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Custom building of adaptive equipment
  • Equipment & seating evaluation
  • Neurodevelopmental Therapies
  • Oral-motor & feeding evaluation & treatment
  • Serial casting & splinting

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Treatment Plans

Our comprehensive treatment plans enable us to help children with a variety of problems.

These include, but are not limited to:

  • Amputation
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Autism
  • Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Congenital disorders
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Developmental abnormalities
  • Down Syndrome
  • Hand Injury
  • Hearing Impairments
  • Learning Impairments
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Orthopedic Injuries
  • Scoliosis
  • Sensory Intergration issues
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Voice disorders

Sensory Integration

Cardinal Hill specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sensory integration problems in children. Our one-of-a-kind sensory integration gym assists children who have difficulty organizing movements and need help processing sensations for use in their environments.

Carefully designed activities under the direct supervision of a therapist help children organize their movements through improved sensory processing. We also offer Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests.

Pediatric Dysphagia

Cardinal Hill offers a Pediatric Eating and Swallowing Clinic for children who have difficulty drinking or eating by mouth, accepting new foods and/or gaining weight.

The goals of the clinic are to assist children in eating a variety of foods safely, reaching optimal eating skills and making mealtime more enjoyable for children and their families.

Augmentative & Alternative Communication Device Evaluations

Cardinal Hill has a growing augmentative communication program with specialized equipment to test and treat a variety of pediatric communication needs.

This program is led by an assistive technology specialist.

Wheelchair Clinic

This clinic allows therapists to assess a child's wheelchair needs. We can make sure the chair is a proper fit and of the right skill level for the individual.

Functional Vision Program

This program is designed to assist children with impaired visual motor skills related to reading and writing. We offer a wide variety of eye hand coordination and visual perceptual activities.

Community Involvement

Cardinal Hill’s Pediatric program strives to offer many programs and events that give our patients the opportunity to participate in activities that may not normally be available to children with disabilities.

Our events include:

  • Chef/Child Cooking Class

Other programs offered include:

  • PESC - Pediatric Eating and Swallowing Clinic
  • Handwriting Clinic
  • Hippotherapy
  • FitKidz
  • Food Aversion Group
  • Social Skills Group

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Creative Beginnings Childcare Program

This outpatient pediatric program is for typically developing children. 
icon Creative Beginnings Flyer

This program is located on the first floor of the Lyman V. Ginger Pediatric Building.
To learn more, select the Related Information tab below.

Cardinal Hill Creative Beginnings Preschool Program - This program is offered as an additional program to our children enrolled in within our Creative Beginnings Childcare for an extra fee .  Contact Rhonda Juett, Director, at 859-367-7260 for more information.

For more information about our Pediatric Program, select the Related Information tab below or to schedule an appointment, call (859) 367-7121.

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