A child's main occupation in life is play.
Our Occupational Therapists utilize play skills as a therapeutic technique to help children develop necessary life skills and the foundational abilities necessary to complete those skills.
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Manipulation of small objects and tools
Visual Motor and Visual Perceptual Skills
Building 3D structures
Copying and Visual scanning
*Motor planning and Coordination
*Copying a model
*Functional motor play
*Multiple step actions (obstacle course)
*Balance (while standing still and within a movement)
*Upper Body strength and endurance is essential for
functional fine motor skill acquisition.
*Functional manipulation of of tools and other objects.
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(Please see the Sensory Integration tab for more details)
Attention span, focusing, task initiation, engagement and completion
| Self care skills|
*Brushing hair and teeth
*Self feeding with a spoon or fork
*Cutting with fork and knife
*A medical Prescription is necessary for Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment. Please call us with any questions or to schedule an appointment.