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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
By bringing together a variety of specialists, our team in the Neuromotor Therapy Program is able to provide a comprehensive evaluation of your child’s movement challenges and to consider all possible treatments, including physical and occupational therapy, medications, surgery and speech and language therapy.
Medications or surgeries that we may recommend include:
The ability to communicate is especially critical to children’s development. Children whose motor difficulties impair their ability to express themselves often face major developmental and educational obstacles. So we place special importance on helping your child communicate to the best of her abilities.
To help children communicate, we collaborate with the Augmentative Communication Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. This program uses a variety of innovative strategies to enable children to communicate effectively. You can find out about the work of this program at their website.
In our Neuromotor Therapy Program, we try to improve specific motor functions that will maximize your child’s ability to use the communication technologies recommended by the specialists in the Augmentative Communication Program. This may include helping him use tools such as joysticks, keyboards or head switches.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”