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Pediatric & Adolescent Therapy

Achieving Excellence by Exceeding Expectations.

What is Pediatric & Adolescent Therapy?


Westview's pediatric and adolescent therapy services are comprehensive and coordinated programs of care designed to help children with special developmental needs. Created especially for children and adolescents with learning or physical disabilites resulting from injury, illness or congenital causes, Westview's therapy sessions are designed to be fun and functional, promoting carry over into the home, school and community settings.

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Westview's Pediatric & Adolescent Therapists

Left to right: Tanya Clark, Occupational Therapist; Ann Marie Ferron, Physical Therapist; Cailyn Gallerani, Occupational Therapist; Jodi Knight, Speech Language Pathologist

What Makes Us Unique?


  • Our individualized program with full time, professionally trained and specialized staff.
  • Our parent/family/caregiver education and home programs.
  • Our comprehensive, coordinated program of care.
  • Our functional independent living environments.
  • Our pediatric aquatic therapy pool.
  • Our oral motor/swallowing programs.
  • Our sensory integration and neuro-development treatment.
  • Our certified and professionally trained staff.
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About Our Programs

An added touch of care and compassion goes a long way. . .at Westview.

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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy facilitates the development of gross motor skills- crawling, walking, running and higher level physical activities. We provide therapeutic intervention for adaptive equipment assessment, including wheelchair, splint fabrications, and collaborate with local orthotists as needed.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy addresses fine motor, visual perception, sensory and organizational skills for children. Occupational therapy helps maximize a child's functional performance for daily activities. These activities include play, self care and school related tasks.

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Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy helps children with communication disorders such as language development, articulation, fluency, voice pragmatics, swallowing and feeding. Our speech-language pathologists also see children with habits, coughs and vocal cord disfunction.

What We Offer

Services

Our Services

We offer a variety of services to optimize the functional potential of our patients. Our equipment is specialized for a variety of medical issues that may be affecting a child's development.

Kid Friendly Equipment
  • Ball Pit
  • Tumble Forms
  • Therapy Swing
  • Pediatric Equipment for Walking Assistance
  • Fine and Gross Motor Equipment
  • Sensory Integration Equipment
  • Pediatric Assistive Devices
  • Visual Motor Activities
Getting Started

Getting Started

A physician prescription is required to initiate pediatric rehabilitation services at Westview's Outpatient Pediatric and Adolescent Center.

The Pediatric Rehabilitation team communicates frequently with referring physicians and other referral sources.

Patients can also be referred by:
  • Psychologists
  • Discharge Planners
  • Family Members
  • Schools
  • Home Health Agencies
Information

Additional Information

We offer convenient hours based on your needs. We accept private insurance and participate in most managed care plans.

For even more information about our services click the image below.

REFERRAL/ADMISSION PROCESS

Your rehabilitation and recovery can be influenced by the environment in which you rehab, we hope you will join the thousands of people who have made Westview their first choice for rehabilitation and recovery.

LOCATION & ACCESS

Westview's state-of-the-art outpatient facilities are conveniently located at Westview Health Care Center, 150 Ware Road, Dayville, Connecticut.

Westview's Outpatient Therapy and Aquatic Center is available by appointment only, 7 days a week for your convenience.

PAYMENT METHODS

Medicare, private pay and most insurance plans accepted.

For more information on Westview's outpatient program please call 860-774-8574

Meet the team

Ann Marie Ferron

Physical Therapist
Athletic Trainer

Ann Marie began her physical therapist career at Westview in 2011. She leads the pediatric and adolescent therapy services, providing hands-on clinical expertise for children and adolescents ranging from birth through twenty-one.

Cailyn Gallerani

Occupational Therapist

Cailyn began her occupational therapist career at Westview in 2013. As an occupational therapist, Cailyn is dedicated to assisting patients with the movements and activities of daily life through means of physical therapy and environmental modifications.

Tanya Clark

Occupational Therapist /
Aquatic Therapy

Tanya began her occupational therapist career at Westview in 2013. As an occupational therapist, Tanya is dedicated to assisting patients with the movements and activities of daily life through means of physical therapy and environmental modifications. Tanya also assists with the facility's pediatric and adolescent services as well as the aquatic therapy offerings.

Jodi Knight

Speech Language Pathologist

Jodi began her speech language pathologist career at Westview in 2014. As a speech language pathologist, Jodi is responsible for examining and evaluating communication disorders and swallowing disorders. She also develops, implements and monitors specific treatment programs for her patients.

Contact us

Address:
150 Ware Road
P.O. Box 428
Dayville, Connecticut 06241
Tel: 860-774-8574
Fax: 860-779-5425
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Find Out More

If you or your loved one would like more information or to take a tour of the facility, we invite you to a closer look at Westview Health Care Center.

Please contact our Resident Services office at 860-774-8574

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