Pediatric Rehabilitation

Outpatient Treatment

For those patients not requiring inpatient treatment, we offer outpatient services throughout south Broward County. We provide highly individualized therapies for children whose impairments are the result of illness, injury and congenital defects. See our outpatient rehabilitation programs

Inpatient Treatment 

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The Memorial Rehabilitation Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital was the first hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties to have a dedicated and distinct pediatric comprehensive medical rehabilitation unit. As a tertiary care facility collaborating with Memorial Rehabilitation Institute, we care for children and adolescents with conditions resulting from illness, injury or chronic disabilities with complications. Learn more about our inpatient treatment services.

Meeting Your Child’s Special Needs

Our rehabilitation team uses age and developmentally appropriate activities to improve the performance of mobility, communication, cognitive, social, and self-care skills. Therapy services are provided a minimum of six days per week.

The rehabilitation team consists of pediatric specialists in each of the following fields led by a team of pediatric physiatrists:

  • Child/adolescent life services
  • Humor and pet therapy
  • Neuropsychology/psychology
  • Nutrition services
  • Occupational therapy
  • On-site teacher (in partnership with Broward County Public Schools)
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Physical therapy
  • Certified rehabilitation nursing (CRRN)
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Social services
  • Speech therapy

We have access to a wide range of pediatric subspecialty consulting physicians. Additionally, our pediatric intensivists and pediatric hospitalists provide 24-hour, in-hospital coverage.