Pediatric Clinic

The Pediatric Clinic at Western Michigan University is a community enrichment program where student occupational therapists serve children and their families to support activities of daily living, play and education. Student clinicians are supervised by a licensed occupational therapist.  

The focus of the Pediatric Clinic is to provide OT student facilitated evaluation and intervention from a holistic perspective. Some examples of clinics focus include increasing independence in self-care tasks like eating or dressing; increasing the ability to play with age appropriate socialization skills; learning to write more legibly; and learning strategies to stay calm and focused for engagement in the daily routine. 

Services are delivered one-on-one with a student occupational therapist.

Some diagnoses of children who attend this clinic include: 

  • Sensory Processing Disorder 

  • ADHD 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 

  • Cerebral palsy 

  • Down syndrome 

  • Developmental delay 

  • Fine and gross motor dysfunction 

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders 

  • Intellectual Disability 

The pediatric clinic allows children to develop greater success in occupations that are meaningful to them.  

For more information about this program, including enrollment and tuition email or call (269) 387-7074.