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Occupational Therapy

Your Child Might Benefit From OT if he or she has: 

  • Difficulty using both hands together (bilateral coordination)

  • Poor coordination

  • Decreased balance

  • “Clumsiness”

  • Delayed motor skill development

  • Decrease strength, low muscle tone

  • Difficulty with handwriting

  • Behavioral challenges or social skill issues

  • Decreased attention or ability to participate in age appropriate activities

  • Difficulties with feeding, is a picky eater or a messy eater

  • Hypersensitive to touch

  • Frequent or long temper tantrums

Occupational Therapy Services Promote:

  • Body awareness (proprioceptive sense)

  • Balance, movement, head position (vestibular sense)

  • Upper body strength and coordination

  • Fine motor skills

  • Bilateral coordination (using both hands together)

  • Motor planning (planning, initiating, and executing movements)

  • Visual perceptual skills (ability to make sense of what is seen)

  • Visual motor skills (the ability to use the hands and eyes together)

  • Adaptive behavior (play skills, self-regulation, transitions)

  • Self-care (dressing, tying shoes)

  • Adaptive equipment, positioning

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