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Specialty Clinics

ErinoakKids provides a range of specialized clinics in addition to core therapy services. Specific referral criteria exist for each clinic and are listed in the chart below together with any additional requirements needed for referrals to be processed.


Clients who are receiving or are waiting for ErinoakKids services may be referred to clinics for assessment and intervention.

Type 1Type 2
PT = PhysiotherapistMD = Doctor
OT = Occupational TherapistMSW = Social Worker
RN = NurseBeh T = Behaviour Therapist
SLP = Speech TherapistCIRT = Clinical Intake Review Team
SW = Social Worker 

Clinic NameReferral CriteriaWho Can ReferSpecial Requirements
Feeding/Swallowing Clients with feeding and/or swallowing difficulties  OT, SLP, MD, CIRTInternal referrals only
Clients with physical or developmental disabilities who are failing to thrive, under or over-nourished
Internal referrals only. Referral form signed by MD (for OHIP billing purposes)
Orthotics Clinic Clients with abnormal tone or postural abnormalities of extremities requiring bracingPT, OT, MDInternal referrals only 
Rehab ClinicClients with physical/developmental disability who require acute therapy intervention post surgery, post Botox or post acute traumatic injuryPT, OT, MD, CIRTInternal referrals only. Completed referral form.
Seating ClinicClients with a physical/developmental disabiility who require review of complex seating system needs.MD, PT, or OTInternal medical or therapist referral required for OT review of a complex seating system need
Splinting ClinicClients with physical/developmental disability who require a specialized upper extremity splintOT, MDInternal referrals only. Completed referral form.