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Programs & Services


Pediatric Rehabilitation and Education Program

The program provides rehabilitation services for school-aged children who have had a recent significant change in their physical functioning due to an injury, illness or surgery, and requires intensive rehabilitation to return to their community school.

The program:

  • assists the child’s transition back into the community and community school
  • includes on-site classrooms to allow children to continue with their education, as part of their rehabilitation process
  • has a strong parent education focus
  • involves parents in planning their child's treatment

This program also can include consultation with orthotics service and seating service if appropriate.

Contact Details

Alberta Children's Hospital

Location Info
Gordon Townsend School
Address
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
Telephone
403-955-7004 (School Office)
Fax
403-955-2620
Accessibility

Main entrance


Lifts

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
doctors, licensed practical nurse (LPN), occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), psychologist, recreation child life therapist, registered nurses (RN), social workers, speech-language pathologist (SLP), teachers
Eligibility

School-aged children aged 5-17 requiring intensive rehabilitation after a recent change in physical functioning due to injury, illness or surgery.

Service Access

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


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided upon receipt and triage of the referral.

The Pediatric Rehabilitation and Education Program follows the Calgary Board of Education Modified Calendar (typically mid August to end of June with various breaks in the school year)

Fees

School Service: bussing may be possible to and from school


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Calgary Board of Education Dr. Gordon Townsend School