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Pediatric Therapy Services

The Therapy Department at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital assists and guides children in achieving the highest level of independence possible. Our team of therapists has extensive experience working with children of all ages and strives to make a positive difference in every patient’s life by providing exceptional care.

What are Therapy Services?

Our team of physical, occupational and speech therapists offer evaluation, diagnosis and treatment plans for children in our hospital or referred by a physician in the community.

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapy team typically works with children experiencing:

Physical therapists work with patients to address and improve:

  • Developmental delays
  • Muscle strength
  • Overall balance
  • Range of motion
  • Walking and movement

Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapy team typically works with children experiencing:

Our occupational therapists strive to improve a child’s:

  • Developmental delays
  • Feeding skills
  • Handwriting
  • Integration of five senses

Speech Therapy

Our speech therapy team typically works with children experiencing:

  • Articulation disorders
  • Autism
  • Childhood apraxia of speech
  • Cleft lip/palate and craniofacial disorders
  • Developmental delays
  • Feeding difficulty
  • Language delays
  • Oral motor difficulties
  • Processing disorders
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Voice, fluency and vocal cord dysfunction  

Our Speech Therapists strive to improve your child’s:

  • Articulation skills
  • Developmental delay
  • Feeding skills
  • Language processing skills
  • Oral motor skills
  • Resonance issues
  • Vocal cord function
  • Vocal nodules (tissue that grows on the vocal cord)
  • Voice, fluency and vocal cord functioning

Contact Us

To make an appointment, please call 314-577-5669. We offer therapy services Monday through Friday, by appointment.

Therapy services are available at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon’s main campus, as well as at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Pediatrics Specialty Services.

Referral Process

All physical, occupational and speech therapy services at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon require a written prescription from a referring physician. After a referral has been made, our therapists will communicate with a child’s doctor about individual goals and treatment plans for therapy.

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