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