Pediatric Therapy Services

Altru's Pediatric Therapy Services utilizes a team approach for the treatment of neurological, orthopedic and genetic disorders, as well as problems associated with premature birth and developmental delays. The team includes occupational, physical and speech therapists, social work, the child's medical team, and our prosthetic and orthotic specialists. Our goal is to assist each child to live the fullest life possible by enhancing function and fostering independence through innovative therapeutic programming. 

If you are interested in applying for funds, please review the Spin for Kids Funds Application Form.

For more information about Altru's Pediatric Therapy Services, call 701.780.2477.


Specialty Clinics

Our pediatric therapy team is involved in providing several specialty clinics throughout the year.

Autism Diagnostic Clinics provide access to a multi-disciplined autism screening for parents of children from 1-12 years of age at no cost. For details or to set up an appointment for your child, contact Tiffani at 701.780.2481.

Myelodysplasia Clinics are held quarterly and provide screening and services for children with Myelomeningocele.  It is sponsored by a grant from Children's Specialty Health Services.

Pediatric Development Clinics are held several times a month in the pediatric department. The purpose of these clinics is to provide screening for children at risk of developmental issues.


Scope of Services

The strength of Altru's pediatric therapy services is our ability to provide a wide range of services for children and teens with a variety of diagnoses.

Diagnostic Services

  • Developmental Assessment
  • Educational Assessment
  • Emotional/Behavioral Assessment
  • Special Medical Testing
  • Visual Screening
  • Hearing Assessment
  • Auditory and Visual Evoked Potentials
  • Dysphagia Assessment
  • Augmentative Communication Assessment

Educational Services

  • Family Counseling
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Parent Education

Programs and Services

  • Sensory Integration Services
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics/Bracing
  • Summer KIDS Camp
  • Adaptive technology for mobility and communication
  • Comprehensive Swallowing/Feeding Program
  • School Collaboration
  • Heated therapeutic pool
  • Autism and related disorders
  • Pediatric Developmental Clinics (including NICU children)