Children's Hospital Colorado

Pediatric Rehabilitation Department

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The Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at Children's Hospital Colorado helps ease the effects of illness or disability on your child's development, both physically and cognitively. Our focus is to give you the knowledge and skills needed to maximize your child's progress in communication, learning, growth and development. We do this by bringing together a team of highly trained pediatric specialists who work in collaboration with your child, family and primary care physician.

Our team uses a patient-centered approach to help your child develop the strength and endurance they need to return home safely. We also educate the entire family to properly prepare you for the day your child can return home. Our team values independence and will motivate your child to reach their goals so they can get back to the life they want.

We treat the whole child, including the psychological aspects of chronic illness and trauma. That's why our care team includes neuropsychologists, child life specialists and social workers who will support your child throughout their recovery process.

Conditions we help treat

We care for babies, children, teens and young adults with developmental disabilities, illnesses and traumatic injuries. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, family-centered rehabilitation services for a variety of diagnoses, including:

Rehabilitation and therapy services we provide

Our pediatric rehabilitation team cares for a wide range of conditions, injuries and disabilities. Through our department, you'll have access to treatments and services that support your child's specific needs. After an initial assessment from our experts, your child's treatment plan may include:

We also offer a number of specialized rehabilitation programs, including:

Meet our team

Our highly specialized team members include certified nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation experts, physical and occupational therapists, social workers and more. These professionals work with a child's other care providers to ensure seamless care and to provide considerations for each patient's condition.

Why choose Children's Colorado for your child's rehabilitation?

Our Pediatric Rehabilitation Department centers around a child's individual needs with parents, guardians and caregivers as core team members. Our multidisciplinary team provides seamless integration of care and communication across specialties. The Pediatric Rehabilitation Department also utilizes state-of-the-art facilities to help children recover their strength and confidence in a child-friendly setting.

We are also pioneers in the fields of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and we've been advancing practices and treatment for decades. Our innovative Gait Lab facility and one-of-a-kind ARCH Program empower our patients to reach their full potential.

Contact us

To contact the Pediatric Rehabilitation Department, please call 720-777-2806.

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Get to know our pediatric experts.

Robin Peterson, PhD

Robin Peterson, PhD

Clinical Neuropsychology, Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology

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Susan Apkon, MD

Susan Apkon, MD

Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Christine Petranovich, PhD

Christine Petranovich, PhD

Clinical Neuropsychology

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Alison Colbert, PhD

Alison Colbert, PhD

Clinical Neuropsychology

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