Assistive Technology

At Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, we offer assistive technology services for children, teens and adults who have disabilities and complex conditions that began during childhood. Our experts design custom orthoses (braces), custom wheelchair seating, prostheses (artificial limbs), mounts for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices, protective headgear, power wheelchair controls and more.

Collaborating with Gillette therapists and other specialists, our certified orthotists, prosthetists and seating practitioners support comprehensive care. We also work closely with patients, families and community professionals to design custom solutions for each patient’s needs.

Why Choose Gillette?

  • Our assistive technology teams understand the unique needs of people who have disabilities and complex conditions.
  • Our experts collaborate to provide comprehensive treatment plans.
  • Our assistive technology services are available at clinics throughout the Twin Cities and in communities throughout greater Minnesota.
  • We believe that people who have disabilities deserve a lifetime of excellent health care—from birth through adulthood.

Our Services

Gillette offers comprehensive assistive technology services for patients who have disabilities, complex conditions and serious injuries. Working in teams, our providers develop custom solutions to improve abilities, health and quality of life for children, teens and adults. We are experts at designing and making assistive technology and educating patients on its use.

Our services include:

To learn more about the services we provide at Gillette, search Conditions and Care.


Conditions We Treat

Our assistive technology specialists care for children, teens and adults who have a wide variety of complex conditions and injuries. In fact, many of the patients we see at Gillette have conditions that might benefit from some form of assistive technology. Whether a patient has a lifelong condition, such as cerebral palsy, or experiences a traumatic injury, Gillette has the team and the technology necessary to provide superior care.

For more information about the complex conditions we treat at Gillette, search Conditions and Care.


Our Facilities and Technology

Gillette offers assistive technology services in all of our locations. Our fitting and fabrication spaces support families while meeting the highest possible standards of quality. In addition to providing services at our Twin Cities hospital, outpatient hospital facilities and clinics, we offer outreach services throughout greater Minnesota.


Collaborative Services

Our certified orthotists, prosthetists and seating practitioners collaborate with providers from Gillette’s many specialties and services. Together, we plan comprehensive medical and rehabilitation care for every patient.

Some of the areas with which we collaborate most frequently include:

For more information about the specialties and services we offer at Gillette, search Conditions and Care.


Locations of Service

Burnsville Clinic
Burnsville Clinic

952-223-3400 or 866-881-7386 (toll free)

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Maple Grove Clinic
Maple Grove Clinic

763-496-6000 or 888-218-0642 (toll free)

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Minnetonka Clinic
Minnetonka Clinic

952-936-0977 or 800-277-1250 (toll free)

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St. Paul Campus (Hospital and Clinic)
St. Paul Campus (Hospital and Clinic)

651-291-2848 or 800-719-4040 (toll-free)

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Gillette Lifetime Specialty Healthcare St. Paul - Phalen Clinic (for Older Teens and Adults)
Gillette Lifetime Specialty Healthcare St. Paul - Phalen Clinic (for Older Teens and Adults)

651-636-9443 or 800-578-4266 (toll free)

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Brainerd Lakes Clinic
Brainerd Lakes Clinic

218-824-5001 or 800-578-4266 (toll free)

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Duluth Clinic
Duluth Clinic

218-728-6160 or 800-903-7111 (toll free)

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Willmar Clinic
Willmar Clinic

651-634-1938 or 800-578-4266 (toll free)

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Mankato Clinic
Mankato Clinic

507-207-2700

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Services vary by location. For all of our locations, visit Directions and Locations.

Why Gillette?

Because all children deserve a lifetime of amazing health care.

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