Occupational Therapy


Pediatric Occupational Therapy Overview:

Pediatric Occupational Therapists address a wide variety of physical, emotional, behavioral and social issues and conditions that limit a child’s ability to perform their “occupations” as a child, such as learning, playing, performing activities of daily living and interacting with others.  Occupational Therapists use functional activities, combined with manual muscle techniques, specialized programs, approaches and assistive technology to achieve independence and improve progress in children with special needs. 


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Occupational Therapy will benefit children struggling with:

 


 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders

  • Developmental Delays of Fine and Gross Motor Skills

  • ADD / ADHD

  • Handwriting Difficulties

  • Down’s Syndrome

  • Sensory Integration Dysfunction

  • Typically Developing Children with Difficulty in One or More Area of School Performance

  • Vision Issues

  • Neurological Conditions

  • Study Skill Difficulties / Self Organization Difficulties

  • Specific Learning Disabilities

  • Prematurity Related Conditions and Delays

  • Fragile X

  • Birth Injuries / Birth Defects

  • Traumatic Injuries

  • Muscle / Sports Injuries

  • Burns  / Post-Surgical Conditions

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Chronic Illnesses

  • Hand Injuries / Amputations