What is occupational therapy?


What is occupational therapy?

Occupational therapy, in a pediatric setting, utilizes play and therapeutic activities to address children's strengths and challenges within their activities of daily living, such as feeding, dressing, handwriting, and peer interactions, which promotes increased self-esteem and greater independence. 

Who can benefit from occupational therapy?

Children who may have:

What skills do we

We offer specialized treatment in the following areas:

  • Promoting independence in age-appropriate activities of daily living (i.e. eating, dressing, writing, etc)

  • Improving mobility, balance/coordination and gross motor skills

  • Facilitating play behavior and positive social interactions with adults and peers

  • Instilling positive self-esteem and confidence

  • Teaching and practicing self-regulation strategies in a safe, controlled environment

  • Developing fine motor and visual motor skills

  • Improving handwriting legibility


              How do we address these skills?

We use various treatment approaches:

  • Consultative services with caregivers/teachers in the home and/or school setting

  • Occupational therapy screenings (individual and group screenings) in the preschool setting

  • Occupational therapy evaluations

  • Individualized treatment sessions

  • Telehealth - virtual therapy sessions

  • Group therapy sessions

  • Home programs

  • Structured social interactions with peers and adults

  • Community outreach/Workshop topics​

  • What is occupational therapy and when to seek help

  • Sensory processing

  • Self regulation

  • SOS feeding approach

  • Sensory Integration (SI) treatment approach

  • Neurodevelopmental techniques (NDT)

  • How Does Your Engine Run?/Alert Program

  • Handwriting Without Tears


We welcome any questions regarding occupational therapy or

your child's individual needs!