Helping Children Live Life to the Fullest: Ivy Rehab for Kids HSS Pediatric Therapy Center of Excellence in Newtown, CT

Helping Children Live Life to the Fullest: Ivy Rehab for Kids HSS Pediatric Therapy Center of Excellence in Newtown, CT

A brand new Ivy Rehab for Kids HSS Pediatric Therapy Center of Excellence is now open in Newtown, Connecticut.  

This new facility is located in the Vein Institute building at 33 Church Hill Road just across from Bagel Delight. Ivy Rehab and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have partnered to jointly open these Centers of Excellence, providing a wide range of equipment and services with highly trained therapists to provide world-class care.  

We have created a warm, caring, and fun environment that will exceed expectations and enable each child to reach their maximum potential. This facility specializes in developing individualized treatment plans, customized for each child’s unique needs. Whether it’s improving sensory processing skills, handwriting, mobility, self-regulation, developmental delays, motor coordination, speech sound production, stuttering, feeding, language deficits, social skills, or other needs, the compassionate team in Newtown is here to help. 

Colleen Weitekamp, MSPT, PCS, Clinic Director, and her clinical team will proudly serve the families of Fairfield County and the surrounding areas.  

Colleen is experienced in treating infants, children, and teens who have a wide variety of reasons for requiring physical therapy. Among the conditions she specializes in are developmental delay, torticollis, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, medically complex children, toe walking, gait abnormalities, and genetic disorders. Colleen combines her broad experience with her sincere passion for her work to not only impact the lives of her patients but also teach the families how to advocate for their children. 

“I am deeply honored and excited to serve the families in Newtown, CT. This comprehensive pediatric rehab center, affiliated with the Hospital for Special Surgery, will fill a vital need for infants, children, and teens needing PT, OT, or Speech Therapy. We, as a team of therapists, look forward to helping our community, and caring for its youngest members,” said Weitekamp.  

 Treatments available at the Ivy Rehab for Kids HSS Pediatric Therapy Center of Excellence in Newton include: 

“We are thrilled to expand our presence into Newtown, CT, and build relationships with patients and physicians in the area. This pediatric facility will be the first of its kind in the Northeast, offering PT, OT, and ST, said Kerrie Glassman, Regional Director of Operations for Ivy Rehab. “It’s an honor to join this bright and growing communityWith the highest quality of care, dedication to education, and patient outcomes, we know this special facility with have a very positive impact on every child and family who enters it.” 

This office offers early morning and late evening appointment hours and is open Monday through Friday. To request an appointment, or to learn more about pediatric, occupational, physical, or speech therapy at the Ivy Rehab for Kids HSS Pediatric Therapy Center of Excellence in Newtown, call (475) 282-0932 or click here. 

About Ivy Rehab
Founded in 2003, Ivy Rehab is a rapidly growing network of over 235 best-in-class outpatient physical, occupational, speech therapy, and ABA clinics located throughout the Northeast, Midwest, and Southeast regions of the United States. The Ivy Rehab Network is made up of multiple brands all dedicated to providing exceptional care and personalized treatment to get patients feeling better, faster. With the support of leading middle-market private equity firm Waud Capital Partners, Ivy Rehab will continue its strategic growth via the ongoing investment in new partners who embrace a common mission, vision, and values as well as a culture of being “All About the People”.  

About HSS
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 11th consecutive year) and No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2020-2021), and named a leader in pediatric orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” list (2020-2021). An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in Florida, New Jersey, Connecticut, and the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State.


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