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5033 Oak Creek Ct
Fort Wayne, IN, 46835
United States


Fort 4 Autism is a non-profit organization with the goal of advocating for and supporting families affected by autism in the Fort Wayne area.

Occuptional Therapy


Occupational therapy is skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives.  The word “occupation” means an activity that “occupies” our time.  Children’s occupation is play, which provides the building blocks and foundation for learning.  Hopebridge provides an environment rich in opportunities for this learning to take place. Highly-trained therapists address sensory processing as well as fine motor, perceptual, cognitive, handwriting, self care, feeding and social skills.  Our centers are equipped with a full functioning bathroom, kitchen and laundry room to address all these skills.

At Hopebridge, we are committed to providing your child with the highest level of service.  Our licensed  OTR’s and COTA’s have experience working with a variety of diagnosis and conditions and participate in ongoing training and continuing education to ensure that we are offering the most current and innovative treatment approaches. If your child is receiving multiple services, we will participate in team meetings to ensure that the multiple facets of your child’s care are coordinated.

Quarterly staffing meetings will be conducted with all disciplines to address the individual needs of every client.  Quarterly Plan of Care (POC) reports are written by the occupational therapist, which are then sent to the referring physician for signature and authorization to continue treatment.  These reports will also be given to you to keep in your Hopebridge Treatment Plan binder.

1300 Airport North Office Park, Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 471-9263




Turnstone’s pediatric and adult therapeutic services include: physical, occupational, speech and aquatic therapy.  Therapy is provided onsite, by appointment; or if the child is age 3 or younger, therapy can be provided in the home through the First Steps Program.

Turnstone’s therapists are specialized in working with children with disabilities, including but not limited to spina bifida, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, Down syndrome, autism and other neurological and orthopeadic diagnoses.

3320 North Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

(260) 483-2100


Hand in Hand

Individual therapy is designed to provide one-on-one, goal specific, therapy based on the specific needs of your child.  Session times can range from 30-60 minutes depending on your child’s individualized treatment plan. As the child’s care giver you assist in creating and implementing the treatment. Caregivers are welcomed into the therapy session with their child.

9426 Lima Road, Suite A, Fort Wayne, IN 46818

(260) 497-0328


Meaningful Day Services

Occupational Therapy (OT) is professional treatment that helps individuals with disabilities reach their highest potential. It is based on the concept that people get better when they are engaged in activities that have personal meaning and importance. Occupation is any activity that a person finds meaningful and that contributes to the sense of "self." OT uses an individual's occupations as both the means (therapy) and the end (goals) in achieving a higher level of health and independence.

6142 Saint Joe Center Rd. #171, Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 517-3811


Lutheran Hospital

Lutheran Hospital's Outpatient Rehabilitation Department provides a full-service continuum of quality rehabilitative care to meet our patients' needs. We use an interdisciplinary team approach to help our patients achieve a high level of independence and return to a satisfying and purposeful life.

7950 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 435-6143