Speech-Language Programs

Speech-language pathologists participate in a number of multidisciplinary hospital programs to support your child’s comprehensive health care needs. Review the program listing below to learn more.

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Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Program

Lurie Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders launched the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program to provide top-quality care to adolescents using our pediatric protocols.

Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program

For severely obese adolescents who meet strict criteria, Lurie Children's Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program may be the appropriate solution for weight loss, as it can resolve more than 80% of weight-related health issues.

Aural (Re)Habilitation Therapy Program

Lurie Children's Aural (Re)Habilitation Therapy Program therapists specialize in helping children with hearing loss maximize the benefit they receive from their hearing aids or cochlear implants.

Bladder and Cloacal Exstrophy Program

Combining the expertise of multiple surgeons with extensive experience in complex reconstructive genitourinary surgery provides a unique approach to tackle bladder and cloacal exstrophy.

Bone Health Program

Lurie Children’s Bone Health Program is the only comprehensive, multidisciplinary pediatric bone health program in a free-standing children’s hospital in Illinois, treating children and adolescents.

Brachial Plexus Program

Lurie Children’s offers the state’s most comprehensive multidisciplinary program for infants and children with brachial plexus palsy, treating children from birth through adolescence.

CHAAMPS Bowel Management Program

Lurie Children's Bowel Management Program, treating colorectal conditions, Hirschsprung’s disease, anorectal malformations, associated spinal cord anomalies, and managed by Lurie Children's pediatric surgeons.

Cancer Predisposition Program

Lurie Children’s Cancer Predisposition Program provides comprehensive genetic counseling and testing services to pediatric oncology patients and families at risk of hereditary cancer syndromes.

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Lurie Children’s team of respiratory therapists, physical therapists and occupational therapist work together to ensure the best outcomes for patients after treatment for heart and lung injury, disease or malformation.

Chest Wall Deformities Program

Lurie Children’s Chest Wall Deformities Program offers comprehensive care for children with chest wall abnormalities such as pectus excavatum (sunken chest) and pectus carinatum (pigeon chest).

Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD) Program

Lurie Children’s Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD) Program is well-equipped to treat this serious condition, a known complication of allogeneic stem cell transplant.

Cleft Palate Speech & Resonance Program

Lurie Children’s Pediatric Speech-Resonance Team is a multidisciplinary program specializing in the evaluation and treatment of children with resonance disorders.