Occupational Therapy Resources
Support and Education Groups
The “Developmental Therapy Group” is a group program offered at Virtua Specialty Care Center. Four children participate in an 8-week Physical and Occupational Therapy developmental group aimed at improving skills such as independence with dressing, clothing fasteners, utensil use and handwriting as well as improving general strength, balance and coordination. If your child is age 4 - 8 years old and you'd be interested in participating, please contact devgroupVirtua@chop.edu.
Many adaptive sport programs are available in Philadelphia and the surrounding region, while others are offered nationwide. Explore the list of sports and recreational activities, and always remember to consult your child’s pediatrician for clearance.
BCT provides medical transportation at no charge to Bucks County residents who qualify for Medical Assistance by carrying a valid ACCESS card. Please call 215-794-5554 for general information and 1-888-795-0740 for reservations.
ROVER Community Transportation is available from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Please call 215-794-5554 for general information and 1-888-795-0740 for reservations.
Community Transit provides medical transportation to Children in Delaware County who qualify for the PA Medical Assistance Transportation Program. For information and trip scheduling, call 610-490-3960, Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
A statewide, non-profit corporation designated as the federally-mandated organization to advance and protect the civil rights of adults and children with disabilities. To contact the local office, call 215-238-8070.
The Education Law Center of NJ advocates for children with learning disabilities to ensure that all children have access to a quality public education.
The Education Law Center of PA advocates for children with learning disabilities to ensure that all children have access to a quality public education. To contact the local office by phone, call 215-238-6970.
Logisticare coordinates non-emergency transportation to hospitals and health systems for children who qualify for the PA Medical Assistance Transportation Program. For more information:
- Residents of Philadelphia, please call 1-877-835-7412
- Residents in PA outside of Philadelphia, please call 1-877-835-7436
- Residents in New Jersey, please call 1-866-527-9834
Provides education and financing opportunities for people with disabilities, helping them to acquire assistive technology devices and services that improve the quality of their lives. To contact the local office, call 484-674-0506.
The Arc of Pennsylvania is the largest advocacy organization in the United States for citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. To contact the local office in Harrisburg call 717-234-2621; in Philadelphia call 215-229-4550, or visit the Arc's website to find a local chapter in your area.