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No ordinary boy

Born with a one-of-a-kind genetic variance, 2-year-old William Schlimm learned to walk with the help of rehabilitation services at Children’s Minnesota.

Occupational Therapy

At Children's, Occupational Therapists- Licensed (OTR/L) are trained experts in evaluating children, setting up individual treatment programs and working with families and other professionals. Children receiving Occupational Therapy (OT) may have difficulties with: development of physical motor skills, cognitive and visual perceptual skills, sensory integration and processing/modulation sensory information from their environment, feeding and swallowing deficits and difficulties, deficits with their abilities to do self care skills, decreased strength, endurance and range of motion of muscle and joints, and adaptive equipment needs.

Conditions and Services

We know you have big dreams for your child. We do, too. At Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we believe that all kids, from newborns to teens, should have a chance to reach their unique potential.

Physical Rehabilitation Program

The pediatric physical rehabilitation team at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota knows that every child has unique needs as he or she grows up — and there may be obstacles along the way. That's why our pediatric physiatrist and rehabilitation specialists have the knowledge and skills to help your child clear developmental hurdles that may arise.