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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists at Family Speech & Therapy Services are dedicated to helping children improve their participation in self-care, play, and academic tasks. Our therapists use a holistic and family-centered approach to help children enhance their independence and reach their potential.

Occupational therapy services may address the following areas:

Activities of Daily Living

  • Grooming/Hygiene 
  • Dressing
  • Academic Skills
  • Feeding
  • Writing
  • Play Skills

Cognition

  • Attention Span
  • Memory
  • Sequencing
  • Following Directions
  • Problem Solving

Sensory Integration

  • Tactile Processing (touch input)
  • Oral Processing (food or mouth)
  • Vestibular Processing (movement)
  • Olfactory Processing (smell)
  • Visual Processing (light)
  • Auditory Processing (sound)
  • Achieving Optimal Arousal

Fine / Gross Motor Skills 

  • Endurance
  • Coordination
  • Strength
  • Balance

Social / Emotional Skills

  • Self-Concept
  • Self-Control
  • Time Management
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Stress Management
  • Transitions
  • Social Participation

Our Occupational Therapists have experience and training in: