Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
The HSC Health Care System
Our health care team uses technology to help your child communicate, learn, play, and interact with the people around them. We work with your child to identify the best mobility and technologies to improve independence in the home, school and community.
We make sure your child doesn’t fall behind with schoolwork. We provide school instruction and partner with your child’s school district for home and hospital teaching services and the transition back to school.
We evaluate your child’s needs and bring together a team of health care professionals to identify and provide your child with needed medical equipment, like wheelchairs and orthotics (artificial supports and braces).
Our goal is to make sure your child gets the right type and amount of food for good growth and development. We will provide you with a feeding care plan specially designed for your child.
Our hearing specialists, called audiologists, test your child’s hearing using age-appropriate testing methods and equipment. And, we provide hearing therapy, hearing aid evaluation and fittings, and education for patients and families.
Occupational therapy helps your child improve independence with daily activities like feeding, dressing, and playing. We use fun and creative ways to increase your child’s strength and coordination, needed to complete tasks at home, school or play.
We provide comprehensive evaluation and management of orthotics and prosthetics for your child. We evaluate your child, create a cast and properly fit orthotics, prosthetics and other artificial supports to improve your child’s balance, gait and alignment.
Palliative care is care we provide to the child who is experiencing a life-limiting illness. We provide a supportive environment that focuses on better quality of life, family support and management of distressing symptoms, all while respecting your beliefs, values and priorities.
We care about both the physical and emotional well-being of your child. Pediatric psychology services help your child and family adjust to complex medical conditions and hospital stays.
Physical therapy helps children move around and be as independent as possible. We’ll work on skills like rolling, crawling, sitting, standing and walking.