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Occupational Therapy

Get your Motor Running!

  • fine motor skills so they can grasp and release toys 

  • develop good handwriting skills

  • address hand-eye coordination to improve kids’ play and school skills (hitting a target, batting a ball, copying from a blackboard, etc.)

  • help kids with severe developmental delays learn basic tasks (such as bathing, getting dressed, brushing their teeth, and feeding themselves)

  • work with kids who have sensory and attention issues to improve focus and social skill

  • help kids with behavioral disorders maintain positive behaviors in all environments (e.g.instead of hitting others or acting out, using positive ways to deal with anger, such as writing about feelings or participating in a physical activity)​

  • teach kids with physical disabilities the coordination skills needed to feed themselves, use a computer, or increase the speed and legibility of their handwriting

  • evaluate a child’s need for specialized equipment, such as wheelchairs, splints, bathing equipment, dressing devices, or communication aids

  • help kids with feeding issues including extreme food selectivity, refusal, failure to thrive, oral aversion or recurrent pneumonia. 

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