The Montreal Children’s Hospital Spina Bifida Service brings together specialists from several services at the hospital to provide care to children who have shunts (a tube which drains fluid from around the brain), as well as children with varying degrees of motor and sensory deficits, and children with neurogenic bladder and bowel (a condition which affects the spinal cord nerves that control bladder and bowel function).
The Montreal Children's Hospital Speech Pathology Department offers a wide array of services for children and adolescents who have speech and language difficulties.
Sociocultural Consultation and Interpretation Services work throughout the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Language and cultural interpretations are conducted in all clinics, wards and Emergency both face to face and by telephone.
The Pediatric Sleep Medicine Clinic and Laboratory treats children with sleep disorders, including sleep-related breathing issues. These include children with known or suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), central sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders.
Provides physical and psycho-social assessment of children and adolescents where there is a question of sexual abuse.
The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology of the Montreal Children’s Hospital was started by Dr. Hannah Strawczynski in the 1970s. Over the years, the division expanded under the direction of Dr. Julie Paquin and Dr. Ciaran Duffy. The division focuses on clinical care, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, and clinical research. Currently, Dr. Claire LeBlanc is the director of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology.