Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
The Occupational Therapy Department provides comprehensive services to assist infants, children and adolescents with their daily living skills, including fine motor activities, dressing, feeding, etc. Licensed occupational therapists with expertise in pediatrics work with the child and family to develop goals that optimize the child’s functional abilities with his or her daily living skills.
All children referred to the department receive an individual assessment to identify impairments and limitations that interfere with the child’s functional skills. A treatment plan with individualized goals is developed in collaboration with child and family.
Pediatric occupational therapists at Children’s assess and provide treatment services for children with diagnoses such as:
Treatment interventions are individualized and include a variety of methods and modalities that incorporate current theories and equipment that optimizes patient progress and outcomes.
The Handwriting Without Tears® program is a developmentally based program that progresses a child's fine motor skills along with visual skills through fun and interactive activities to provide your child with the necessary skills to be successful with handwriting in school.
Meg Stanger, PT, PCS
Referrals are required from the child’s primary care physician or specialty physician service. Insurance authorization may be required for children who are enrolled in a managed care insurance plan. For more information, please call the office number.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to: