Centers & Programs

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PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs

PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs provides: the World of Care medical child care center for young children with complex medical needs, the Pre-K Classroom a free program for children ages 4 and 5 with special healthcare needs and the Therapeutic Nursery child care center and Early Head Start program for homeless infants and toddlers.

Pain Rehabilitation Program

The Pain Rehabilitation Program helps manage and reduce a child’s pain while promoting healthy daily functioning. Its goal is to help the child develop pain coping skills for successful participation in school, home and community life.

Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic

The Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic provides a range of behavioral services for children and adolescents who are diagnosed with or suspected of having developmental delays and disorders.

Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program

The Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program treats the full spectrum of feeding disorders and works with children with behavior-related feeding issues. Services include an outpatient program, a day program and an inpatient program.

Pediatric Psychology Consultation Program

The Pediatric Psychology VConsultation Program includes outpatient, interdisciplinary medical clinic, and inpatient consultation services. The program applies behavioral science knowledge and methods to the assessment and treatment of learning, behavioral and psychosocial challenges associated with diagnosis, treatment and adaptation to pediatric medical problems.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Continuum

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Continuum provides comprehensive interdisciplinary rehabilitation services to children and adolescents with brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy (primarily post orthopedic surgery) and other neurodevelopmental disabilities through a variety of inpatient, outpatient and day programs.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit provides comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment, evaluation and follow-up services for patients with decreased function due to a variety of causes. The program offers 24-hour medical, nursing, and respiratory care, as well as intensive therapy services to meet the patient's needs and medical condition.

Physical Therapy Clinic

This clinic provides assessment and offers therapeutic exercise to improve muscle strength, joint range of motion, posture, balance and coordination, as well as taping and myofascial work.

Physical Therapy Department

Through an assortment of inpatient, outpatient, community and school programs, pediatric physical therapists provide services to children or youth who have genetic, congenital or acquired conditions that affect motor development and motor function, including positioning, sitting and walking.

Physically Challenged Sports & Recreation Program

Kennedy Krieger’s Physically Challenged Sports Program provides therapeutic sports and recreational programs for children with varying degrees of physical abilities. The programs incorporate opportunities for participants to learn sports to: practice and develop skills independently, use learned skills during leisure time, grow socially/emotionally and practice problem solving. Programs are tailored to the unique needs of each child and family.