Pediatric Occupational Therapy

What is occupational therapy?

Pediatric occupational therapy is skilled intervention that helps children reach their full potential in the functional skill areas of daily living skills, play/social interaction, and school performance. Some of the areas addressed include:

  • Self-care skills
  • Fine motor skills/handwriting
  • Gross motor skills (coordination, strength, balance)
  • Visual motor and visual perceptual skills
  • Sensory processing
  • Play/social skills
  • Coping skills/emotional development
  • Improving behavior
  • Feeding skills 
  • Following directions
  • Attention
  • Safety awareness
  • Sleep