Occupational Therapy

Pediatric occupational therapists are skilled health care professionals who are specialized in promoting independence and meaningful occupation in the daily lives of infants, toddlers, teens, and young adults. Our individualized treatment sessions are designed to help children and young adults increase their participation by facilitating independence with a variety of skills such as fine motor/ gross motor, cognitive, sensory-motor, and visual-motor skills. We believe it's essential to work closely with parents and caregivers to achieve carryover across environments. Our occupational therapists serve as coach, educator and role model, giving the parent and caregiver the skills needed to guide and support their children, so they gain the ability to function successfully at home, school and in their community.

Who may benefit from Occupational Therapy services:

  • Developmental Delay
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Behavioral and Emotional Regulation Difficulties
  • Mental Health
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Feeding and Oral Motor Problems
  • Drug Affected/Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Neurological Conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spina Bifida, etc.
  • Genetic Conditions such as Down Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, Fragile-X Syndrome and others.
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Apraxia
  • Learning Differences (dyslexia, dysgraphia)
  • Toilet and Hygiene Training

What treatment can parents expect for their Child:

  • Fine and Gross Motor Development(i.e., finger control, dexterity, hand strength, grasp prehension, etc.)
  • Balance and Coordination
  • Sensory Integration Treatment
  • Behavioral and Emotional Regulation
  • Self-regulation/ Sensory Diets/Brushing Protocol
  • Oral Motor/ Feeding Therapy
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment
  • Reflex Integration Training
  • Visual Perceptual Skills
  • Executive Function skills (e.g., attention, impulse control, task initiation, organizational skills, goal-directed persistence, etc.)
  • Social Skills (e.g., Turn-taking, listening, following directions, etc.)
  • Cognitive Skills/Learning (e.g., remembering shapes, letters, numbers, etc.)
  • Handwriting Skills
  • Adaption of Activities of Daily Living (dressing, bathing, self-care, and personal hygiene skills)
  • Parent Education/ Teacher collaboration
  • Ball-A-Vis- X

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