Children’s Health – Specialty Seating

Provided by: IWK Health Centre

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Service Description

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Offers assessment and consultation for children who need adaptive seating and mobility devices. These devices support children who cannot stand or keep their posture against gravity.

Adaptive seating and mobility devices can include:

  • Seating inserts
  • Wheelchairs
  • Special needs strollers
  • Bath seats
  • Car seats
  • Toileting aids

Eligibility

Children who cannot stand or keep their posture against gravity

Application Process

Call for more information • Accepts referrals from many sources, such as physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and early interventionists

Documents Required

Unknown

Fees

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Languages Offered

English

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island

IWK Health Centre – Halifax

Address:
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8
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Mailing Address:
PO Box 9700
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8

Site Info

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Site Hours

Notes
Certain programs are a 24-hour service • Hours vary depending on program

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island