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Occupational Therapy - Children's Rehabilitation Services

Support could include helping your child in the following areas:

  • fine motor development (e.g., pencil grasp, printing, using scissors, managing buttons/zippers/shoelaces, playing with toys with small parts)
  • self-regulation
    • sensory processing (e.g., sensitivity to the feel of clothing, loud noises, or busy environments, difficulty with sitting still or poor attention)
    • emotional regulation (e.g., difficulties with outbursts, meltdowns, becoming overwhelmed)
    • executive functioning (e.g., organization and time management)
  • life skills (e.g., social skills, toileting, dressing, bathing, hygiene)
  • feeding (e.g., breast and bottle feeding, transition to solids, picky eating, swallowing)
  • equipment needs (e.g., wheelchairs, bath seats, toilet seats, fabrication of splints)
  • assistive technology (e.g., keyboarding, apps, switches, adapted computer access)
  • environmental modifications (e.g., lifts, ramps, seating options, grab bars)
  • challenges associated with complex diagnoses, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Neuromuscular conditions, Brachial Plexus Injury, or Head Injury


  • may be provided together with other services, such as Speech Language Pathology or Physical Therapy
  • may include assessment, consultation, treatment, follow-up, and co-ordination of services
    can be provided on an individual or group basis
  • may be offered in many settings, including health centre/clinic, home, school, and community
  • are based on the family priorities and goals
  • health promotion and public education

Referral documentation

Referrals received by Coordinated Intake - Children's Rehabilitation Services.

Anyone can refer. Referrals are accepted from parents, schools, Physicians and other healthcare providers.


Children and youth with a diagnosed or suspected developmental delay. See service description.

How to access service

See below

Anyone can refer. Parents, guardians, teachers and community agencies may refer with the parent / guardian providing permission.

Contact Coordinated Intake in your area, to discuss concerns and arrange for services.  Walk-in clinics are available in some locations. Referral form.


Key providers

occupational therapists (OTs), therapy assistants (TAs)


Enter the postal code to find the locations below that are closest to you
351 9 Street NW NW Drumheller, Alberta. 1-855-420-7986 (Coordinated Intake), 403-823-6500.

4110 50 Avenue Drayton Valley, Alberta. 1-844-361-4002 (Coordinated Intake), 780-542-4415.

Children's Rehabilitation Services, 5015 50 Avenue Camrose, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-608-8611.

4733 49 Street Red Deer, Alberta. 1-855-414-5272 (Coordinated Intake), 403-314-5225.

1504 2 Street N N Three Hills, Alberta. 1-855-420-7986 (Coordinated Intake), 403-443-5355.

5318 50 Street Vegreville, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-632-3331.

4701 52 Street Vermilion, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-853-5270.

4922 49 Avenue Kitscoty, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-846-2824.

5216 53 Street Lamont, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-895-5817.

5543 44 Street Tofield, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-662-5233.

810 14 Avenue Wainwright, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-842-4077.

5610 40 Avenue Wetaskiwin, Alberta. 1-844-361-4002 (Coordinated Intake), 780-361-4333.

5920 51 Avenue Daysland, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-374-3746.

5110 57 Avenue Viking, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476, 780-336-7144.

904 Centre Street N N Hanna, Alberta. 1-855-420-7986 (Coordinated Intake), 403-854-5236.

5030 50 Street Olds, Alberta. 1-844-507-8133 (Coordinated Intake), 403-556-8441.

5016 52 Avenue Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. 1-844-361-4002 (Coordinated Intake), 403-845-3347.

5419 44 Street Provost, Alberta. 1-866-937-7476 (Coordinated Intake), 780-753-6180.

4602 49 Avenue Sylvan Lake, Alberta. 1-855-414-5272 (Coordinated Intake), 403-887-2241.

5911 50 Avenue Stettler, Alberta. 1-855-420-7986 (Coordinated Intake), 403-742-3326.