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Programs & Services

Occupational Therapy - Children's Rehabilitation Services

Occupational therapy services help children and their families with self-care; eating, feeding and swallowing; and motor development so they can participate in activities that are important to them. Services provided are related to (neuro)developmental and/or medical conditions.

Services support the development of children and youth to participate in meaningful activities of daily life at home and in the community. We want to understand what's important to your child and family. Services are goal-driven; starting and continuing services is based on having functional reasons / goals for rehabilitation. Therapists will work with parents to provide the tools and strategies to apply in the context of their home and life. Therapy may look like 'play', depending on your child's age. We will work together so you and your child are supported to move to the next developmental stage or between providers and services. Services may be provided in groups or one to one by phone, Zoom and/or in-person sessions.

Birth-18 Years

  • Acute change in function
  • Eating, Feeding and Swallowing
  • Mobility and Positioning
  • Splinting, Orthosis, Serial Casting

Early Years (birth-5 Years)

  • Torticollis
  • Head Shape
  • Occupational Participation in Self-care, Productivity, Leisure
  • Movement, Mobility and Motor Skills
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Child & Youth Years (5-18 Years) (see eligibility criteria for more details)

  • Occupational Participation in Self-Care, Productivity, Leisure
  • Movement, Mobility and Motor Skills
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Contact Details

Wainwright Provincial Building

810 14 Avenue
Wainwright, Alberta
T9W 1R2
780-842-4077, 1-855-414-5272 (Coordinated Intake)
Getting There

Parking available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
occupational therapists (OTs), therapy assistants (TAs)

Eligibility requires new functional need and significant change in status for Occupational Participation and Movement, Mobility & Motor Skills for children in the Child and Youth Years. **AHS provides an AAC Episode of care for children and youth transitioning care to primary care providers. Children and youth may not be eligible for some services if the need is supported by an alternate publicly funded program.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Pediatric Rehabilitation Program
Children Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Pediatrics, Pediatric Occupational Therapy