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Occupational therapists collaborate with parents and provide tools to improve their Childs participation in daily life activities. 

What is Occupational Therapy? 

Occupational Therapists collaborate with parents and other professionals to provide tools to improve their child’s participation in daily life activities at home, school, and in the community. 

Who can benefit from occupational therapy? 

  • OT Can Benefit Children of All Ages.

    • Sensory Processing Disorder
    • Developmental Delay
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder 
    • ADD/ADHD
    • Cerebral Palsy 
    • Neuromuscular Conditions
    • Fine Motor Development 
    • Gross Motor Development 
    • Visual Motor Development 
    • Social-Emotional Development 
    • Neurodvblopmental Disorders 

    What benefits can I expect from Occupational Therapy? 

    Improved Fine, Gross, and Visual Motor Skills. 

    • Climbing 
    • Handwriting
    • Cutting with Scissors 
    • Manipulating small objects 
    • Catching, Throwing, and Kicking a ball
    • Oral motor skills for chewing and eating 
    • Reading 
    • Hand-eye coordination tasks 

    Increased Independence with Activities of Daily Living 

    • Shoe Tying 
    • Button Fastening 
    • Dressing Skills
    • Potty Training 
    • Utensil Use 
    • Play 
    • Social Interactions 
    • Eating and Feeding 

    Improved Sensory Processing Skills 

    • Increased attention and engagement 
    • Self soothing/coping skills 
    • Tantrums
    • Improved tolerance to stimulation 
    • Education and understating your child’s neurological systems 

    What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

    Sensory Processing Disorder is when the brain has difficulty integrating info gathered by the senses, sensory input creates behavioral output. Occupational Therapists collaborate with parents and other professionals to provide tools to improve their child’s participation in daily life activities at home, school, and in the community. Processing sensory input creates a behavioral output. Sensory processing includes processing input from all senes including our sense of taste, sight, smell, sound, vision, touch and movement. If you child demonstrates more difficulty with daily activities compared to other children their age, sensory processing may be difficult for your child.

    What types of behaviors raise a “Red Flag”? 

    • Picky Eating 
    • Teeth Brushing Discomfort 
    • Difficulty Transitioning 
    • Long Tantrums 
    • Sensitivity To Touch 
    • Aversion to “Being Messy” 
    • Dressing/Clothing Discomfort [tags, fabrics]
    • Uneasiness with Movement [fearful or excessive risk taking]
    • Poor Attention 
    • Difficulty in Public [meltdowns]
    • Sleep Difficulty 
    • Motor Skills Delay
    • Clumsiness
    • Excessive Rough Play 

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