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Educational & Clinical Services

Therapist working with child in physical therapy

Physical Therapy Services
(0-5 years of age)

Rochester Hearing and Speech Center employs highly educated New York State Licensed Physical Therapists, who specialize in evaluating, treating and facilitating gross motor development utilizing therapeutic, play-based interventions to address a wide range of developmental delays and musculoskeletal conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Gross motor development (balance, coordination, ball skills)

  • Strength and endurance

  • Quality of movement

  • Posture/core strength (seated, standing)

  • Gross motor play skills (jumping, climbing, preventing falls, keeping up with peers on the playground)

  • Gait Training

  • Functional Mobility (rolling, crawling, ambulation, walking/running)

  • Motor planning (controlling motor movements, completing multi-step motor movements)

  • Torticollis

  • Reflex integration​

Other Support
& Expertise

Other Supports and expertise include:

  • Providing adaptive equipment – to improve functional independence (feeding, positioning, ambulation)

  • NDT (Neuro-developmental Treatment)

  • Consulting with other team members and caregivers  to provide suggestions and ensure carryover of therapeutic activities

  • Working closely with physicians when individuals have orthopedic and/or neurological concerns/conditions

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