Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists provide life skills and learning through play: the occupation of the child.

Occupational Therapy services include evaluation and treatment for:

  • feeding and swallowing disorders  
  • fine-motor difficulties 
  • handwriting problems
  • difficulties with hand and arm function due to movement disorders
  • hand injuries/anomalies 
  • Sensory Integration Disorders and difficulties with sensory processing
  • difficulties with self-care, computer access or other activities of daily living
  • orthotics for the arm/hand
  • adaptations required to compensate for injury or disability

Conditions for which children may benefit for Occupational Therapy include:

  • developmental delay
  • high risk due to prematurity or medical conditions
  • orthopedic conditions involving the arm or hand
  • neurologic disorders such as Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy, Arthrogryposis, etc.
  • Spinal Cord injury
  • Head Injury
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Gastro-intestinal conditions affecting feeding