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Pediatrics 

Pediatric Center of Excellence

From wellness checkups, to common colds and unexpected bumps and bruises, all the way to specialty care in heart, orthopaedic, pulmonary medicine and more, families can take comfort in the fact that their children have access to some of the best in children’s medicine at the Fisher-Titus Pediatric Center of Excellence, housed at Medical Park 2 on the Fisher-Titus Campus. The Center includes New Beginnings Pediatrics and also medical offices for pediatric specialists from Akron Children’s Hospital. The collaboration with Akron Children’s Hospital began more than 20 years ago and now is an area designed to streamline that care and have a one-stop center for our area families to go.

Pediatric Therapy

In addition to services provided at the Pediatric Center of Excellence, Fisher-Titus offers pediatric therapy programs at the Walcher Rehabilitation Center at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

Fisher-Titus has an accomplished group of pediatric therapists that specialize in childhood disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, sensory disorders, feeding disturbance, cerebral palsy, and more.

For more information on Fisher-Titus Pediatric Therapy Programs, contact Lindsey Esker at 419-663-1975, Ext. 3040.

The Kids’ Place

The Kids’ Place is a unique area designed for young patients' special needs. As you enter "The Kids' Place for Learning and Therapy," a kid-friendly waiting room provides a place where children can play while they wait for therapy.

In "The Kids' Place," patients move, play and learn in a safe, private environment. A gym and specialized treatment spaces provide such innovations as a climbing wall, training horse, swings, zip line and a ball pit to encourage the development of social and interaction skills, language, sitting, crawling, walking, self-care and fine motor coordination.

Fisher-Titus Medical Center's Pediatric Team also provides various group programs to supplement educational and private treatment programs, along with workshops to promote continuing education for families, educators and therapists throughout the region.

Autism Spectrum Kids Program

Fisher-Titus Medical Center's Autism Spectrum Kids (ASK) Program provides special programming and support for children, families, and the community who are touched by Autism Spectrum Disorders. The ASK Program is centered on our Pediatric Therapy Department.

Our Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinic offers specialized physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services within a state-of-the-art facility.

Our therapists specialize in many well-known treatment options such as sensory integration, visual support systems, augmentative communication, The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), The Hanen Program(TM), Neuro Developmental Treatment(TM), Vital Stim(TM), The SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding, The Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention method, and Kineseo(TM) taping.

In addition to our therapeutic services, ASK offers:

  • ASK Newsletter / Lending Library
  • Consultative Services
  • Educational Seminars
  • "Sensory Friendly Movies"

 

Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care

Akron Children’s Hospital, ranked a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, has been a part of pediatric specialty care in Huron County for more than 20 years. To better serve children and teens in the region, Akron Children’s Hospital, New Beginnings Pediatrics, and Fisher-Titus have teamed up to provide pediatric specialty services at The Pediatric Center of Excellence conveniently located on the Fisher-Titus Medical Center campus. To schedule an appointment for Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care in Norwalk, call:

  • Cardiology – 330-543-8521
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine – 330-543-4500
  • Neurology – 330-543-8050
  • Orthopaedics – 330-543-3500
  • Pulmonology – 330-543-8885
  • Urology – 330-764-3499

Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care at Fisher-Titus Medical Center
282 Benedict Ave., Medical Park 2
Norwalk, OH 44857