Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapists treat infants, children and adolescents with the following: 

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Developmental delays 
  • Fine-motor deficits 
  • Feeding delays 
  • Failure to thrive 
  • Oral aversion 
  • Sensory integration dysfunction 
  • Motivation/self-regulatory disorder 
  • Autism spectrum disorders 
  • ADD/ADHD 
  • Brachial plexus injury 
  • Down syndrome 
  • Motor-planning concerns 
  • Prematurity 
  • Visual-motor concerns 
  • Pre-natal drug/alcohol exposure 
  • Assistive technology needs 
  • Concussion or head injury 

Common interventions include: 

  • Fine motor activities 
  • Handwriting help, including use of Handwriting Without Tears program 
  • Sensory-motor therapy 
  • Motor planning and motor coordination 
  • Feeding evaluations 
  • Evaluations for ADL equipment 
  • Self-help skill training — dressing, bathing, toileting and self-feeding 
  • Upper extremity strengthening 
  • Assistive technology recommendations