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​Pediatric Rehabilitation

Pediatric rehabilitation helps children and youth live the best life they can, build resilience, and take part in activities meaningful to them and their families.

Your child's health and wellness


Expected physical skills and the development of moving, talking​, thinking, emotions, language, and senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell) in a specific age range.

Bones, Joints, and Muscles

Fractures, sprains, and strains can happen. Medical conditions can cause problems. Learn how to help your child and make daily life easier as they recover from injury.

Head and Neck

Learn about your baby’s head shape and neck stiffness. Pediatric rehab can help if your child is having challenges in these areas of health and development.


Your child may have pain for a variety of reasons. It can be temporary or last a long time. Learn how to help your child manage their pain.

Post COVID-19

Recovering from COVID-19 is different for everyone. Learn how to help your child as they recover from COVID-19.


Find more information about programs and services related to your child or youth’s growth, development, and rehab needs.

Free pediatric rehabilitation webinars

Webinars are online sessions where a healthcare professional will provide information and resources that help you learn about your child’s development and needs. Sessions are offered on many dates and times. Check out which ones are right for you.

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AHS pediatric rehabilitation

Yo​​u, your family, and your healthcare providers work together every step of the way to:

  • understand your child’s strengths, abilities, and challenges
  • take part in activities that are important to th​em
  • set therapy goals and activities to help your child develop skills
  • recover from a range of health conditions

AHS provides pediatric rehab in community, outpatient, and specialized rehab settings. The healthcare providers involved in care​ may vary. Examples may include:

  • Audiology​
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology​
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Social Work
  • Spiritual Health

For a description of what each member of your healthcare team does, go to Your Health Team.

AHS pediatric therapy services

Alberta Health Services (AHS) offers services for children and youth who have developmental or medical conditions or both. Services focus on:

  • health and development needs of infants and children in the early years
  • episodic care (care given during a set period of time to address a specific health concern or need) for children and youth

Pediatric therapy services are offered throughout Alberta. Check out which ones are right for you.

Find pediatric therapy services ​​​​​