Pediatric occupational therapists evaluate and treat children who are having difficulty participating in meaningful activities, “occupations”, relevant to their daily lives.
This includes playing, learning, paying attention, participating in sports, self-care (getting dressed, feeding), and being a friend. Occupational therapists are dedicated to helping children develop all of the abilities they need for the many “occupations” of childhood, including playing with friends, being a student, helping at home, eating, getting dressed, and participating in hobbies and sports, to name a few.
Our occupational therapists provide comprehensive assessments and interventions in the following areas:
- Fine Motor Skills
- Handwriting Skills
- Visual Motor and Visual Perceptual Skills
- Self-Care Skills Such as Feeding, Getting Dressed
- Sensory Processing
- Motor Planning
- Bilateral Motor Coordination
- Strength and Coordination
- Organization and Behavior
- Socialization and Play
- Environmental Adaptations for School and Home
- Teacher Consultation
- Parent Education