Service

Telehealth

General Benefits of our Telehealth Services Your child will begin by completing an initial evaluation via our telehealth platform. This is conducted in order to develop treatment plans and goals that are individualized to your child. This also provides our therapists with the opportunity to observe your home environment and provide functional ways to support your child in the home. Our therapists are here to provide consistency of routine and individualized support. Our telehealth services can provide coping skills, stress management, and whole family engagement.

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Overview of CI Telehealth Services

  • An initial evaluation is conducted and our treatment plans and goals are always individualized to each child and family
  • Telehealth services provide the unique opportunity for our therapists to observe the child in his or her real home environment. We are then able to provide functional ways to support your child in the home in real time
  • Consistency of routine and support from engagement with your therapy team
  • Our telehealth services can provide coping skills, stress management, and whole family engagement
  • Below you will see a breakdown of which interventions each of our therapy disciplines can provide through telehealth services:
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Telehealth Speech Therapy Intervention

Our team of SLPs  specialize in addressing expressive and receptive language challenges that may be impacting your child’s communication. Speech and language therapy services via the telehealth platform incorporate play and parent coaching all within your child’s natural home environment.

 Areas that can be addressed include:

  • Speech sound production (articulation) skills
  • Receptive (what someone understands) and expressive language (putting thoughts into words and sentences), including written language (reading)
  • Social language skills like conversation, perspective taking, problem solving
  • Fluency (smooth speech) and voice
  • Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)

Telehealth Feeding Therapy Intervention

The initial evaluation is conducted by both an occupational therapist and speech language pathologist aiming to address underlying factors that are impacting your child’s feeding and mealtimes. Telehealth allows for feeding therapists to virtually join you for mealtimes, introduce strategies and play-based food interaction, and provide coaching and support. The therapist will incorporate feeding therapy tools and strategies to make mealtimes a positive experience for the family. 

Areas that can be addressed include:

  • “Picky” eating / food range of less than 20 foods
  • Resistance to food / food refusal
  • Behavioral concerns surrounding mealtime experiences
  • Difficulty transitioning to solid foods by 12 months of age
  • Family distress around food and meal times

Telehealth Occupational Therapy Intervention

Occupational Therapy services via telehealth are centered around the child’s skilled practice of occupations, or activities, in the home environment!

Areas that can be addressed include:

  • Self-Care Skills and Engagement in Routines
  • Sensory Processing and Emotional Regulation
  • Fine-Motor, Visual Motor, and Visual Attention Skills
  • Executive Functioning
  • Mental Health and Behavioral Support
  • Accessibility, Assistive Technology, and Home Environment Assessment

Telehealth Physical Therapy Intervention

Physical therapists are the movement experts! PT services via the telehealth platform include the assessment and treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal areas with the added benefit of observing how your child moves throughout their home. 

Areas that can be addressed include:

  • Balance
  • Strength
  • Coordination
  • Functional mobility and ambulation

Hear From Our Staff!

CI Pediatric Therapy Centers provides fun and functional tele-therapy across Wisconsin. Check out what some of our staff had to say about the benefits of Telehealth and how they use it to reach therapeutic goals.

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