Pediatric Evaluation and Treatment Team (PETT)
PETT specializes in evaluation and treatment of high risk preterm infants and children (birth – 36 months) with complex medical and developmental conditions and work closely with the child's medical team to provide the highest quality, best clinical practices in early intervention services. All services are provided at Womack Army Medical Center and take place in our outpatient clinic on the 5th floor of the hospital or in the NICU, MBU or pediatric wards for inpatients.
The PETT Staff
- Pediatric Physical Therapist
- Pediatric Occupational Therapist
- Early Intervention Therapist and Program Manager
- Pediatric Audiologist (birth to age 18 years)
- Pediatric Dietitian
Peds Early Intervention Specialist
For patients birth – 36 months with unspecified developmental concerns needing in-depth developmental evaluation.
Peds Occupational Therapy
For patients birth – 36 months. Please indicate if it is new evaluation or order for continuity of care. Referrals for OT include, but are not limited to fine motor delay, brachial plexus injuries, feeding, adaptive and sensory integration issues.
0-3 EIS for patients birth - 36 months. Referrals for PT include, but are not limited to gross motor delay, torticollis/plagiocephaly, neuro-muscular and musculoskeletal issues.
Recurrent ear infections, speech delay, Autism Spectrum disorder, Trisomy 21, failed newborn screening, etc. Non-specific reasons such as “rule out hearing loss” are not sufficient. Depending on the child, it may take more than one session to obtain reliable results. A parent will have to accompany a toddler or younger in the sound booth. If there are other children that require direct supervision, please bring someone that will be responsible for those children
Pediatric patients with insufficient growth or nutritional intake, feeding intolerance, food allergies, GI complications impacting growth, and those who are high risk for feeding and growth issues (preterm or special needs children).
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric patients who need initial evaluations for possible Autism and those relocating to Fort Liberty who have previous evaluation by Developmental Pediatrics needing to establish local care. Children with unspecified developmental concerns of possible medical origin and not needing immediate evaluation by Developmental Pediatrician. Follow-up care for patients previously seen by local Developmental Pediatrician. Assistance with EFMP enrollment for established patients.