Pediatric Therapy

Pediatric Therapies

We are here for everyone and accept those with private insurance, BadgerCare or those with no insurance. We also have a Sliding Fee Scale for patients who qualify.

NorthLakes Community Clinic offers a wide array of therapy services for infants, children and teens. Using state-of-the-art facilities and treatment, our therapists help children become as independent as they can be. We also provide a dynamic approach to treatment where both occupational and speech therapists can work together to help achieve each child’s proper development. 

Pediatric Occupational Therapy:

Our therapists work with individuals to gain independence and promote the development of skills needed to function and socialize. Here are just some of the examples of what they can help with:

• Balance skills
• Sleep issues
• Sensory processing challenges
• Oral motor deficits
• Learning disabilities
• Visual perception
• Bowel & bladder dysfunction
• Picky eaters/oral aversion
• Motor coordination
• Attention challenges

We offer Pediatric Occupational Therapy at the following locations:

• Ashland Downtown
• Hayward Rivers Edge
• Iron River

Pediatric Speech Therapy:

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Jennie Zelnak, MS, CCC-SLP, helps a patient with feeding and swallowing therapy.

Our team works with individuals to support the communication growth needed for interaction and socialization. They also help patients develop proper eating and swallowing techniques for safe and adequate nutrition and hydration. Some examples of what they can help with include:

• Apraxia
• Understanding language
• Learning disabilities
• Speech delays and disorders
• Expression and comprehension
• Social communication skills
• Reasoning and problem solving
• Feeding and swallowing disorders
• Hearing impairments
• Neurological impairments
• Sound processing
• Reading comprehension and writing

We offer Pediatric Speech Therapy at the following locations:

• Ashland Downtown
• Hayward Rivers Edge

Parents also have the ability to borrow therapy equipment for either services from our lending closet to see if it is a good match for their child before purchasing. Watch the video to the right to see how one family utilizes this special resource to help their children thrive.

If you feel like your child could benefit from occupational or speech therapy please consult your primary care provider to receive a referral.