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Our occupational therapy services are provided by licensed, certified occupational therapists experienced in the treatment of children and adolescents. Pediatric occupational therapists use purposeful activities to increase your child's level of independence in daily living skills. We specifically address the areas of self-care, school, and play.
Who Benefits from Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy treats the whole child and addresses physical, cognitive, psychological, social, and emotional issues. Occupational therapy is especially beneficial to children with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, sensory integration dysfunction/sensory regulation disorder, developmental delays, learning disabilities, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, feeding and swallowing disorders, Erb's palsy, spina bifida, cleft palate, Down syndrome, handwriting disorder, fine motor disorder, and visual motor/visual perceptual disorders.
Our services include evaluation and treatment in the following areas:
- Fine motor skills
- Upper extremity range of motion and strength
- Self-care skills such as feeding, hygiene, dressing, bathing, toilet habits, and safety in daily activities
- Sensory integration
- Visual-motor skills
- Visual-perceptual skills
- Posture, balance, and mobility
- Feeding, swallowing, and oral motor skills
- Adaptive equipment needs
- Splinting and casting
- Play skills