Occupational Therapy

Our Occupational Therapy team provides evaluation and treatment services for infants and
children who have difficulty performing every day activities. The team provides a therapy program tailored to your child’s individual needs, focusing on:

Fine Motor Skills

  • pencil grasp
  • scissor skills
  • utensil use

Handwriting legibility

Hand-Eye Coordination

Motor Planning (control & quality of movement)

Sensory Integration

Self-regulation

Self-care skills

  • Buttoning
  • Zipping
  • Lacing

Attention to task

Your child may be in need of occupational therapy if he or she:

  • Becomes tired easily and has difficulty completing tasks which require strength or endurance
  • Exhibits difficulty difficulty playing with small objects or coloring with an efficient grasp.
  • Has visual perceptual difficulties, such as coloring within the lines, writing on a line with proper spacing, putting a puzzle together, or location an object in a busy scene.
  • Has challenges with getting dressed
  • Is sensitive to sensory stimulation including touch, textures, sounds, movement, taste, or light.
  • Has difficulty visually attending to a task or tracking with isolated eye movements which may be seen in tasks such as writing, reading, and catching a ball.