Occupational Therapy

 

Occupational therapy (OT) treatment focuses on helping people to live a meaningful and fulfilled life. OT can assist children with various needs improving their cognitive, physical, and motor skills and enhance their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment. OT addresses psychological, social, and environmental factors that can affect functioning. Through the use of a client/family centered approach and evidence based/best practice interventions OT seeks to maximize children's participation in home, school, and community activities.

 

Occupational Therapy offers services to children and adults experiencing
a wide variety of needs, including:

 

•   Sensory Integration concerns

•   Difficulty touching certain textures, sensitivity to sound, light, clumsiness, poor balance

•   Motor and coordination concerns

•   Difficulty with letter, number and shape formation and/or recognition

•   Difficulty using tools such as scissors, fork, spoon, knife, pencil grasp

•   Difficulty reading or copying from the board

•   Eating, dressing or toileting concerns

•   Difficulty socially interacting with peers

•   Difficulty with organization and following steps

•   Delayed acquisition of developmental milestones

•   Positional and seating concerns

•   Attention, concentration and memory

•   Energy conservation management

•   Relaxation/stress reduction techniques

 

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity"