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Minot Child Disability Clinic

The Minot Child Disability Clinic is a coordinated program designed to evaluate and enhance the abilities of individuals who have developmental delays.

The Team Approach

The team treatment approach is used in this multidisciplinary program. The child will see a variety of specialists who provide coordinated, multidisciplinary health evaluations and treatment from the convenience of one location.

The clinic is supported by North Dakota Children's Special Health Services and is provided at no cost to residents of the state.

The child will see the following specialists depending on individual needs:

  • Audiologist
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Dentist
  • Dietitian
  • Pediatrician
  • Rehabilitation Specialist (Physiatrist)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Orthotist (durable medical equipment specialist)
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Physical Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech-Language Pathologist

All specialists are licensed and certified to meet the special needs of children with disabilities.

Who is eligible?

Any child, birth through 18 years of age, with a developmental disability is eligible for the clinic.

Outcomes of Clinic

  • Summary report including the following
    • Recommendations for treatment
    • Referrals to appropriate programs or agencies
    • Follow up and prescription for identified needs

Clinic Hours

The Minot Child Disabilities Clinic is held 5 times a year from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Appointments are necessary and take approximately four hours.

Clinic Location

Minot Child Disability Clinic

Minot State University

Memorial Hall

11th Ave NW

Minot, ND 58707

Contact for Minot Child Disability Clinic

Lavonne Olson - (work) 701-857-5830 or 701-857-7309 (home) 839-8352.

Minot Child Disability Clinic Affiliation

  • Children’s Special Health Services of North Dakota
  • North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
  • College of Nursing at Minot State University
  • Trinity Health and Pediatric Associates