As defined by The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), “the practice of occupational therapy means the therapeutic us of occupations, including everyday life activities with individuals, groups, populations or organizations to support participation, performance and function in roles”.Occupational Therapy supports motor, sensory, cognitive, emotional and social development through meaningful therapeutic activities. Occupational Therapy can enhance functional performance within the following areas:

  • Perceptual Motor Skills (Puzzles, Scissor skills)

  • Fine Motor Coordination (grasp, manipulation)

  • Self-Regulation

  • Range of Motion

  • Attention/Focus

  • Motor Planning and Sequencing

  • Gross Motor Coordination

  • Self-regulation

  • Body Awareness

  • Sensitivities to Stimuli (Visual, Auditory, Oral, Touch, Movement)

  • Social Skills

  • Engagement and Attention

  • Problem-Solving Skills

  • Motor Planning and Sequencing

  • Behavioral Challenges

  • Self-Coping Skills

  • Muscle Tone and Strength

  • Endurance

  • Balance 

  • Self-care Skills (feeding, dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting)

  • Play Skills

  • Fine Motor Coordination (grasp, manipulation)

 

 

 

Diagnoses treated can include: ADHD/ADD, SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER, DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS, AUTISIM SPECTRUM DISORDER, DYSPRAXIA, DYSGRAPHIA, LEARNING DISABILITIES, DEVELOPMENTAL COORDINATION DISORDER, MUSCLE WEAKNESS/HYPOTONIA although some children may have no formal diagnosis.

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