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Pediatric Special Needs Clinic

Our multi-disciplinary pediatric special needs clinic offers services for our patients all in one location, at one visit. The clinic cares for patients from birth to 18 years of age and manages older patients with childhood diagnoses, including cerebral palsy, spina bifida, chromosomal diagnoses, developmental/motor delays, bracing, gait disturbances, NICU graduates, and patients with chronic illnesses that affect motor function.

Pediatric specialists available for consult:

Orthopedic surgery

Rehabilitation medicine



Physical therapy

Occupational therapy

Social services

Social support groups

Representatives from UIC Specialized Care for Children

Coordination with Rockford Spine Center

This referral-only clinic is held the third Wednesday every other month at the Mercyhealth Orthopedic Center of Excellence in Rockford, IL. To learn more, please talk to your child’s doctor. Referrals are required. 

Find a Provider

Providers available for this service:


Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside

8201 E. Riverside Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61114

Phone: (815) 971-7000

Mercyhealth Orthopedic Specialists

2350 N. Rockton Ave., fourth floor
Rockford, IL 61103

Phone: (815) 971-7400

Mercyhealth Physician Clinic–Riverside

8201 E. Riverside Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61114

Phone: (815) 971-2000
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