Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapists work closely with children, families, and caregivers to find ways to help your child play and complete daily activities with success.

Things we can help with include:

  • Sensory processing: this is how we take in and cope with information from the environment including: sight, sound, smell, taste, touch, and movement. Everyone has different sensitivities to incoming information and sometimes they can interfere with our daily life
  • Hand skills: playing with a toy, using two hands together, developing coordination, learning to use tools, and getting ready for kindergarten (drawing or cutting skills)
  • Self care skills: dressing, eating, bathing, toileting etc.
  • Feeding: sucking, swallowing, using a utensil, managing textures, supportive seating
  • Adaptive equipment: this may include small items such as pencil grips or faucet extenders, or larger equipment such as a walker, specialized stroller, or wheelchair.