Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy services help clients achieve functional independence in their everyday lives. This is accomplished through the integration of sensory systems, upper body strength and function, motor planning and praxis, body awareness, bilateral coordination skills, visual motor skills, and occasionally, the use of adaptive equipment. Our team of therapists are highly skilled, state licensed, and nationally certified. They work with clients of all ages and abilities to coordinate individualized treatment plans in the following areas, and many more:

  • Upper Body and Fine Motor Strengthening including: pencil grasp, scissor use, manual dexterity, hand use, etc.
  • Handwriting
  • Feeding Aversion and Oral defensiveness
  • Neurodevelopmental Facilitation Techniques
  • Bilateral Coordination Skills
  • Balance
  • Activities of Daily Living including: dressing, feeding, grooming, fastener manipulation, bathing, utensil use, etc
  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living including: meal preparation, money management, time telling, schedule management, computer use, etc.
  • Visual Motor Integration/Visual Perceptual Skills
  • Attention & Organizational Skills
  • Motor Planning & Praxis
  • Body Perception/Awareness in Space
  • Self-Regulation/Frustration Tolerance/Coping Strategies
  • Sensory Defensiveness

 

  • Social and Play Skills
  • Behavior Management
  • Splinting
  • Adaptive Equipment Evaluation

Common Diagnostic Categories Include:

  • Stroke
  • Genetic Conditions
  • Hand/Upper Extremity Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Dementia/Alzheimer's
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Developmental Delays
  • Sensory Integration Dysfunction/Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Feeding Aversion/Oral Motor Difficulties
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Down Syndrome
  • Learning Disabilities/Dysgraphia