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 1||Type 2|
|PT = Physiotherapist||MD = Doctor|
|OT = Occupational Therapist||MSW = Social Worker|
|RN = Nurse||Beh T = Behaviour Therapist|
|SLP = Speech Therapist||CIRT = Clinical Intake Review Team|
|SW = Social Worker|
|Clinic Name||Referral Criteria||Who Can Refer||Special Requirements|
|Feeding/Swallowing||Clients with feeding and/or swallowing difficulties||OT, SLP, MD, CIRT||Internal referrals only|
|Nutrition||Clients with physical or developmental disabilities who are failing to thrive, under or over-nourished||MD, RN||Internal referrals only. Referral form signed by MD (for OHIP billing purposes)|
|Orthotics Clinic||Clients with abnormal tone or postural abnormalities of extremities requiring bracing||PT, OT, MD||Internal referrals only|
|Rehab Clinic||Clients with physical/developmental disability who require acute therapy intervention post surgery, post Botox or post acute traumatic injury||PT, OT, MD, CIRT||Internal referrals only. Completed referral form.|
|Seating Clinic||Clients with a physical/developmental disabiility who require review of complex seating system needs.||MD, PT, or OT||Internal medical or therapist referral required for OT review of a complex seating system need|
|Splinting Clinic||Clients with physical/developmental disability who require a specialized upper extremity splint||OT, MD||Internal referrals only. Completed referral form.|