WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?
Pediatric Occupational Therapy helps children achieve independence in their daily life “occupations,” including coloring, cutting, handwriting, dressing, response to sensory stimulation, coordination, and ability to use two hands together.
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD NEEDS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?
If you answer “yes” to any of the following questions, request a FREE screening for your child by contacting us.
□ Does your child struggle to manage clothing fasteners (i.e. zippers, buttons, snaps, shoe ties)?
□ Does your child have difficulty using a fork, spoon, or a cup?
□ Does your child mouth toys and objects?
□ Is your child often clumsy?
□ Does your child have a hard time transitioning from one activity to another?
□ Does your child have a strong aversion to various textures (clothing, food, or toys)?
□ Does your child often bump into other people or objects?
□ Does your child have a strong craving for physical contact with people or objects?
□ Does your child struggle to grasp a crayon, pencil, or scissors correctly?
□ Does your child have difficulty with puzzles or stringing beads?
□ Does your child avoid getting his or her hands messy?
□ Is your child hesitant to climb on the playground?