Seating and Mobility
WHO WE ARE
The Seating and Mobility Clinic at the John McGivney Children's Centre (JMCC) is made up of Occupational Therapists (OTs), technicians and other staff who support children and youth who have difficulties with movement and require equipment (strollers, wheelchairs etc.) to help improve comfort, posture and their ability to perform daily activities.
WHAT WE DO
- Assessment for seating systems and wheeled mobility for children/youth to self propel or have caregivers push for mobility in the home and community.
- Consultation of equipment needs for wound care issues related to wheelchair users
- Fabrication and/or ordering of prescribed equipment
- Assistance with funding options
ELIGIBILITY & REFERRALS
Services are available to children and youth under the age of 19, and young people between the ages of 19 and 21 who remain in secondary school and reside in Windsor and Essex County.
Health professionals, families and clients can complete the referral form
. Completion of the referral form
is required to access this service.
Referrals will be reviewed and services will be determined based on the child's individual needs and their meeting of all eligibility requirements.