The approximately 10,000-square-foot center is located at 925 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32806. The new center complies with design standards in the Americans with Disabilities Act and includes a number of unique features to meet the needs of patients from birth up to 21 years of age.
Patients at the new rehabilitation center will have access to two separate waiting rooms, including one for patients requiring low stimulation, three large gyms, a rock-climbing wall, and a wheelchair seating and positioning clinic. It is staffed by a number of specialists, including a pediatric physiatrist, six physical therapists, six occupational therapists, six speech-language pathologists, an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, and certified translators. Therapists at the new rehab center are certified in serial casting, neuro-developmental treatment, oral-motor treatment, and assistive technology.
"The design and floor plan for this new rehab center were developed with a great deal of input from our doctors and therapists," states John Dimino, manager of pediatric rehabilitation at Arnold Palmer Hospital. "All aspects of the center were developed to meet the specific needs of the community of patients we serve."
Patients and families interested in setting an appointment at the Arnold Palmer Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Center should call 321-841-6740.
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, supported by the Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation, is a 158-bed facility dedicated exclusively to the needs of children. Located in Orlando, Arnold Palmer Hospital provides expertise in pediatric specialties such as cardiac care, craniomaxillofacial surgery, emergency and trauma care, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, pulmonology and sports medicine. Visit www.arnoldpalmerhospital.com to learn more about all of our specialties.