Programs & Specialties
Rehab Hospital Program for Teens
The TIRR Memorial Hermann Inpatient Program for Teens has a highly specialized staff of physicians and rehabilitation professionals who practice a unified, patient-focused and interdisciplinary approach to care.
The program for adolescents focuses on facilitating function and independence by addressing physical, social, psychological, cognitive and communicative needs. By placing a high priority on the involvement of family, we empower the family to solve problems, access resources and feel comfortable in providing care.
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Adolescents with disabilities benefit from the continuity of care available to them within TIRR Memorial Hermann’s continuum of services. The continuum includes:
The Inpatient Program for Teens offers special services customized to the needs of adolescents, including:
We welcome self-referrals as well as referrals by physicians, healthcare professionals, family members, case managers or insurance companies. For questions or appointments, please call the Admissions department at (713) 797-5942 or toll free 1-800-44-REHAB (73422).
Patients admitted to the Program for Teens must be 13 years of age or older. On occasion, a child younger than 13 may be admitted, at the discretion of the attending physician. Children younger than 13 should weigh at least 50 kilograms (110 pounds). Children who are ventilator-dependent are not admitted if they are less than 13 years old.