Pediatric Therapy Services

Anderson's program was formed with guidance and expertise  Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital to provide comprehensive outpatient physical, occupational, and speech/language therapies, as well as specialized audiology services for children.

Our therapy staff is skilled in the treatment of children from birth to age 18 for a variety of diagnoses. Both habilitative (teaching skills that have never been acquired) and rehabilitative programs (reteaching skills that may have been lost) are provided for children with neurological or neurosurgical problems such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, developmental delay and post-brain injury; orthopedic problems including knee pain and post-fracture therapy; speech/language problems including: language delays, articulation problems, hearing loss, and other appropriate diagnoses.

At Anderson Hospital Physical Therapy Services include:

  • Activities Directed toward Appropriate Developmental Milestones 
  • Evaluation of Appropriate Seating Devices 
  • Lower Extremity Splinting and Bracing 
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation 
  • General Strengthening / Conditioning / Endurance Training 
  • Burn and Wound Care 

At Anderson Hospital , Occupational Therapy Services include:

  • Upper Extremity Strengthening 
  • Fine Motor/Hand Development 
  • Activities Directed toward Appropriate Developmental Milestones 
  • Sensory Integrative Therapy 
  • Activities of Daily Living including feeding, bathing, and dressing 
  • Upper Extremity Splint Fabrication 

At Anderson Hospital Speech/Language Therapy Services include:

  • Oral-Motor Stimulation 
  • Developmental Language Therapy 
  • Swallowing Therapy 
  • Treatment of Phonological Disorders 
  • Voice Therapy 
  • Treatment of Stuttering 
  • Articulation Therapy 
  • Augmentative Communication Selection and Training 
  • Treatment for Central Auditory Processing Disorders 
  • At Anderson Hospital Audiological Services include: 
  • Hearing Screenings 
  • Complete Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations including Visual Reinforcement Audiometry and Play Audiometry 
  • Hearing Aid Evaluations, Fitting, Sales and Repairs 
  • Ear Molds, Swim Plugs and Sound Protectors 
  • Auditory Brainstem Response Testing 
  • Otoacoustic Emissions Testing 
  • Central Auditory Processing Evaluations 
  • Assistive Listening Devices for the Hearing Impaired 
  • Aural Rehabilitation Services 
  • Physician Referral Required for Glennon Care Pediatric Therapy services. 

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center – Speciality Clinic

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center brings its trusted specialty services to Anderson, saving parents a trip over the bridge and offering top quality care. Pediatric specialties include Cardiology, Developmental Pediatrics, Neurology and Pulmonology. All are available to children ages 0-18. This is the first multi-specialty clinic on the Illinois side of the river, and the children of southern Illinois will benefit from having these services available so close to home. All specialists at the Anderson location are Cardinal Glennon physicians who are also on faculty at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

  • Located within the Anderson Wellness Center at 2133 Vadalabene Drive 
  • Call (618) 288-5606 for appointment


Kimberly David




By appointment 8 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Weekdays