Dixie Regional Pediatric Rehabilitation

Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare
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Address:
652 East Medical Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-251-2250
Fax: 435-251-2255
Eligibility: Children and adolescents. Insurance required and may need a referral first. Medicaid requires a referral.
Services Provided:

Provides outpatient speech therapy, occupational, physical, and feeding therapy for individuals 0 to 21 years old.

Services Include:

  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury/Stroke
  • Various Genetic Disorders
  • Down Syndrome
  • Injuries of hand or arm
  • Delays in Self-Care Skills
  • Delays in Visual Perception
  • Delays in Fine Motor Coordination
  • Delays in Handwriting Skills
  • Newborn plagiocephaly (flat head) and hip dysplasia
  • Musculoskeletal dysfunction (tight muscles, broken bones, walking problems, joint injuries, scoliosis)
  • Developmental delay (delayed walking or crawling, bottom scooting, slow reactions, delayed running or jumping)
  • Neurologic diagnosis (cerebral palsy, Muscular dystrophy, spasticity, intrauterine stroke, low tone, vestibular dysfunction,)
  • Genetic diseases (William’s, Downs Syndrome, Rhett’s, Cru-du-Chat, Angelman’s, etc.)
  • Pediatric Orthopedic (flat feet, sports injuries, growth plate dysfunction, Sever’s, Osgood-Slaughter’s, hip dysplasia, etc.)
  • Serial casting for management of spasticity or toe walking
  • Voice (vocal nodules, paradoxical vocal fold dysfunction, resonance disorders with cleft palate and cleft palate repair, singers voice, vocal fold dysfunction, quality issues)
  • Oral motor disorders (tongue thrust, dysarthria, apraxia)
  • Alternative Communication (low tech- PECS; High tech-AAC devices)
  • Articulation (sound substitutions, phonological disorders, articulation delay, Childhood Apraxia of Speech)
  • Expressive Language Receptive Language (delays, disorders, auditory processing disorder)
  • Dysfluency (stuttering, cluttering) Hearing Loss (cochlear implants, BAHA, BTE hearing aids, sign language, Aural Habilitation/rehabilitation)
  • Cognition (TBI, Stroke, Executive function, behavior)
  • Social Skills

Infants (typically under 12 months)

  • Bottle skills: difficulty with latch, difficulty managing milk
  • Swallowing: coughing, gagging or “choking” with feeds
  • Difficulty coordinating breathing and eating
  • Failure to thrive
  • Issues of the digestive tract: frequent vomiting, constipation or diarrhea
  • Fatigue with feeding: can only eat for a short amount of time or a small amount of milk
  • Prolonged feeding time
  • Feeding tubes
  • Not transitioning to solids (baby food) from milk
  • Not transitioning from purees to more textured foods

Toddlers (typically over 12 months)

  • Feeding tubes
  • Not transitioning to solids (baby food) from milk
  • Not transitioning from purees to more textured foods Issues of the digestive tract: frequent vomiting, constipation or diarrhea
  • Mealtimes are a struggle
  • Aversion or avoidance of all foods in a specific texture or nutrition group
  • Food range less than 30 foods
  • Many developmental, genetic, or other diagnosis may also affect eating including: autism, down syndrome, brain injury, etc.
  • History of medical issues related to eating including: Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Acid reflux, food allergies/intolerances, cleft palate, etc.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/20/2020