Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

occupational therapy

Our experienced pediatric occupational therapists are trained to promote successful acquisition of self-help, play, and learning skills for infants and children. They specialize in facilitating success in activities that are crucial to childhood, as a foundation for lifelong success and independence, including: daily living tasks, play activities, sensory-motor skills, visual-motor and visual perceptual tasks, and fine motor activities.

Occupational therapy at High Hopes stresses the importance of sensory integration and the development of fine motor and perceptual skills as prerequisites for academic learning and pre-vocational skills. We work closely with families, teachers, and other professionals to address the needs of each child and family.

Specialized treatment is offered in the following areas:

occupational therapy

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• Promoting age-appropriate independence in activities of daily living (i.e. eating, dressing, writing, balance)
• Developing age-appropriate mobility, fine motor skills
• Facilitating play behavior and developmental skills
• Handwriting evaluations/treatment techniques
• Parent/family instruction
• Standardized evaluations
• Sensory integration evaluations/treatment techniques
• Individual treatment
• Classroom and/or clinic-based treatment
• Consultation with preschool teachers/caregivers

Children who can benefit from OT may have:

• Neuromuscular diagnoses (Cerebral Palsy, Dystonia, etc.)
• Abnormal muscle tone (increased or decreased)
• Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Sensory Processing difficulties (What is Sensory Processing?)
• Handwriting difficulties
• Delayed developmental milestones
• Picky eating habits (difficulty tolerating different kinds/flavors/textures of food)
• Fine motor/visual motor deficits
• Self-care difficulties
• Genetic Disorders

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      July 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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      July 20
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      August 16
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