Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Pediatric occupational therapy assists children in developing the necessary skills for living. Since children’s primary occupation is play, therapy often focuses on developing the skills needed to play. Occupational therapy addresses developmental milestones, motor planning, sensory integration, daily living skills and social interactions. Occupational therapists use child centered, play based therapeutic activities to improve a child’s ability to interact with their environment. Therapy takes place across all settings including homes, schools, daycares and at our new clinic. Pediatric occupational therapy is very family centered and family education is an important factor in successful interventions. At Path To Progress, we offer a variety of resources to treat areas of OT including, but not limited to:

  • hand/eye coordination
  • sensory integration
  • independent feeding skills
  • visual perception
  • daily living skills (such as handwriting and dressing)
  • fine motor strength and functioning
  • focus and attention
  • behavior management
  •  assessment of a child’s need for specialized equipment

Our treatment for the areas about include the following:

  • Screenings
  • Evaluations
  • Treatment Plans
  • Consultation
  • Sensory Diets
  • Parent and Caregiver Education
  • Handwriting Evaluation and Treatment
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Therapeutic Listening

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