Alert - March 24, 2020: As part of Valley Medical Center's response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, some outpatient services are temporarily suspended. Children's Therapy will be suspending appointments till April 10th, while Children's Therapy employees are deployed to assist in other areas of the organization. Patients will be notified via automated call or MyChart message if their appointments have been changed. Patients will be contacted once normal schedules resume.
The Friends Project along with Art Therapy has been cancelled through the end of May.
The Parent Resource Newsletter has been temporarily suspended. Please see COVID-19: What to Know about keeping safe and get suggestions on family activities during this time of social distancing.
At Children's Therapy, we provide inpatient and outpatient treatment in occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT), speech and language therapy, social and nutritional services, and family resource coordination.
A variety of approaches help children reach their potential in mobility, daily living, social skills abilities, and communication. Exercises include large and small muscle groups, sensorimotor activities, play, technology, self-care practices, feeding activities, and the design and fitting of orthotic devices.
Children's Therapy also participates with Valley Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to offer evaluation, treatment, and followup for premature and full-term infants experiencing developmental and/or feeding problems.
Special programs offered by Children's Therapy include Feeding Therapy and Orthopedic Therapy
Birth to Six--Growth & Development
What Parents and Caregivers Should Look For
These informational charts will help you look at the whole child, watching and listening for milestones at each age level.
Let Amazon and Fred Meyer to Make a Donation to VIA in Your Name
When you shop Fred Meyer or Amazon.com, your spending can benefit patients in South King County through Valley Medical Center’s Volunteers in Action. VIA is a valuable financial contributor to Valley, supporting patients and employees, including:
- Providing low-income families in our district Fred Meyer gift cards so they can purchase groceries for their holiday meals or buy gifts for their children
- Sponsoring the NICU Family Thanksgiving dinner
- Purchasing vans for VMC's free shuttle service
- Funding special purchases around Valley, like the DAISY display case in the hospital main lobby
- Funding scholarships for Valley employees to further their professional development
Via makes this possible through the money it raises through the gift and flower shop, special vendor sales and now Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards and AmazonSmile.
How Can You Sign Up to have Fred Meyer Donate to VIA?
You can support VIA just by shopping at Fred Meyer with your Rewards Card. The donation VIA will receive is related to how many customers select VIA as their Community Rewards organization and how much they shop.
Simply link your Rewards Card to VIA by clicking this link and filling out the online form. Whenever you use your Rewards Card when shopping at Freddy’s, you will be helping VIA earn a donation from Fred Meyer. If you do not have a Rewards Card, you can sign up for one for free at the Customer Service Desk of any Fred Meyer store.
What is AmazonSmile?
When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.
Find out how to sign up to support Volunteers in Action.
Access Your Child's Medical Records & Billing Information
Valley Medical Center's patient portal, MyChart, offers convenient access to your child's medical records, as well as the ability to request appointments, prescription refills and more. Simply sign up for MyChart at the clinic (the fastest way) or online. Then print out a MyChart Consent Form and bring it to our front desk to sign in the presence of a clinic representative to request "proxy" access. You'll also have access to billing information within MyChart. Learn more about VMC's billing and payment process here.
To schedule an appointment or for more information about Children's Therapy services, call 425.690.3513.
Children’s Therapy Información de Emergencia
In an effort to keep everyone healthy, we ask that you keep your child at home if they have experienced fever, vomiting, or diarrhea within the last 24 hours. Please also consider keeping them at home if they have symptoms or behaviors of illness that would preclude them from participating fully in therapy.
For more information on when to keep your child at home, please take a look at this document.
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