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Pediatric Special Needs Clinic in Rockford


Wednesday, January 24, 2018    
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Event Type

New monthly clinic for all children with a special needs diagnosis.

Mercyhealth Hospital -Rockton Avenue is starting a monthly pediatric special needs clinic. The first clinic starts on Jan. 24 on the fourth floor of Building 2 on the Mercyhealth-Rockton Avenue campus. The clinic will be held the fourth Wednesday of the month.

The clinic will serve patients from birth to age 18 with a variety of special needs, including spina bifida, chromosomal diagnoses, developmental/motor delays, bracing, gait disturbances, neonatal intensive care unit graduates and patients with chronic illnesses that affect motor function.

Pediatric specialists available for consult include:

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Orthotics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Services
  • Social Support Groups
  • Coordination with Rockford Spine Center

UIC Division of Specialized Care for Children staff will also be present to explain our services and assist families with applications, if applicable.

Call (815) 971-7400 to make an appointment or to refer a patient. Referral forms may be faxed to (815) 971-9460.