Locations

Muskegon, MI

945. E. Sherman Blvd.
P. 231.737.4374

Grand Rapids, MI

4095 Park East Court SE
P: 616.259.4028

Grand Haven, MI

16760 Lincoln Street
P: 616.935.3300

NOCHS, Grand Haven, MI

1015 S. Beacon Blvd.
P: 616.847.5293

pediatrics Tag

February’s Pediatric Patient of the Month: Charlotte!

Charlotte has been receiving Occupational and Speech therapy at Generation Care with Speech Therapist Kailey Riker. She's been working hard on coordination, speech, pronouns like she and he, improving sensory and self-regulation. Kailey says, "Charlotte is so much fun to have at therapy! She always has a great attitude and makes our sessions fun just by being herself. I always look forward to working with her. She has made excellent progress...

Meet Darian! January’s Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Darian has been working hard at the Generation Care on Speech Therapy with Dave Eilers, Speech-Language Pathologist. Laura, Darian's guardian says that he has greatly improved in making sentences with up to 5 words! His pronunciation of words has also improved greatly. "Darian was severely neglected as an infant. My hubby and I finally have guardianship of this angel. He has thrived mentally and physically with the help of professionals...

Why your infant’s head tilt can be a big deal

Congenital Muscular Torticollis (abbreviated CMT) is a common condition in children, mostly infants, where the child presents with a head tilt to one side, and often rotation to the opposite side. When present, this is seen at birth or shortly after, and usually goes hand-in-hand with head flattening (often diagnosed as “plagiocephaly”). This condition has been described by research as occurring in nearly 4-16% of newborns, so chances are, you have...

Meet Aubree! December’s Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Aubree has been working on Physical and Occupational therapy with Krystina Donoghue, MS, OTR/L at the Generation Care NOCH location. She has been working on self-regulation, self-awareness, tipping her head back, and allowing hair-brushing. Krystina, Aubree's Occupational Therapist, says: Aubree has made such great improvements in occupational therapy! She is always a pleasure to treat and is always coming in with a smile and lots of laughs! When Aubree first started treatment,...

October Pediatric Patient of the Month: Grason!

Grason Collis has been working hard in speech and language therapy and occupational therapy at North Ottawa Community Hospital outpatient center. Grason attends speech and language therapy with Jen Feurt, M.A, CCC-SLP and occupational therapy with Krystina Donoghue, M.S, OTR/L. In speech, Grason is currently working on his articulation skills with a focus on the production of the phoneme /s/. Ms. Jen reports that “Grason is doing a great job producing...

September Pediatric Patient of the Month: Jordan!

Jordan has been working hard with Jackie Bradley, DPT to correct his torticollis and strengthen & balance training! Spending time in physical therapy at Generation Care has helped Jordan achieve his greatest accomplishment yet - gaining ground in his overall balance and strength in mobility! His new goals are crawling, climbing, and transitioning from side to side sitting while playing. Rob, Jordan's parent says that Jordan enjoys the time he spends in physical...

Za’Riya, July’s Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Za'Riya has been working on Speech-Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy with the therapists at NOCH. Kailey Riker, Speech-Language Pathologist says "Za’Riya is a sweet, fun loving girl who has made excellent progress in her speech and occupational therapy over the past year. She is a fast learner who has shown excellent growth with articulation and phonological awareness. She loves bubbles, games, and making other people smile with her spunky personality....

Why We’ll Be Running in the RunSTRONG 5K

Proceeds from this year's race will benefit the North Ottawa Community Health System's (NOCHS) Pediatric Rehabilitation Program. The money raised will help support costs for treatment equipment unique to children and provide scholarships for children with special needs who cannot afford special programming. Medical insurance simply does not cover all the rehabilitation needs of children with sensory processing disorders, genetic disorders or developmental challenges. The North Ottawa Community Health System's Pediatric...

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