Physical 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.
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.
The Hydrocephalus Association’s Scholarship Program was established in 1994 to provide financial assistance to capable and promising young adults who live with the ongoing challenges and complexities of hydrocephalus.
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