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Infant Therapy Program

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The Akron Children's Hospital Infant Therapy Program provides complete evaluation and treatment for infants and children (birth to 3 years) who have delays with development or who are at risk for developmental delays. The team works closely with the developmental pediatricians at Akron Children's. These specialized services are available upon referral from your child's pediatrician.

A number of factors may place your child at risk for developmental delays, including:

  • Low birth weight
  • Prematurity
  • Congenital or chromosomal abnormalities
  • Persistent irritability
  • Lack of active movement
  • Poor feeding skills
  • Poor weight gain

Our ultimate goal is to assist you in helping your child achieve daily skills such as eating, moving, talking and playing. Our specialists will evaluate your child in the following areas:

  • Posture and movement
  • Visual skills and the use of hands
  • Oral feeding, listening and vocalizing
  • Nutrition and growth


Contact Infant Therapy


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Occupational Therapy
Akron Children's Hospital Occupational Therapy, Akron
Main Hospital Building
214 West Bowery Street
2nd floor - Orange elevator
Akron, Ohio 44308
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Our Doctors/Providers

Other Providers:

Colleen Manion, OTR/L, NTMTC

Occupational Therapist

Jessica Nardozzi, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

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