Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy focuses on enhancing development and improving functional independence with self-care and activities of daily living. Through developmentally-appropriate play and activities, therapists work with children to improve skills for dressing, bathing, grooming, feeding, completing tasks, problem solving, writing, improved attention span and social skills.

  • Upper extremity strength and coordination
  • Fine motor skills – use of fingers and hands
  • Self-care skills - bathing, dressing, feeding
  • Visual motor skills/visual perceptual
  • Sensory processing and modulation skills
  • Adaptive Equipment assessment and recommendations

Examples of Diagnoses that may benefit from OT: Developmental Delay, Autism, Asperger’s, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy