Occupational Therapy

Your Link to Independence!

Occupational Therapists are trained to asses and to treat the person for deficits related to upper extremity function, hand-eye coordination, posture, fine motor coordination, sensory integration, visual perception, and independence with daily pursuits. These deficits may be caused by developmental delays, injury, illness, or disease.

Occupational Therapy provides a comprehensive treatment plan in collaboration with the individual to address the deficit areas. The treatment plan consists of mutually agreed upon goals that have “occupations”, exercises, activities, compensatory strategies, and adaptive equipment to attain more independence and freedom within all goal areas.

Diffiiculties in activities can lead to challenges in daily living which include:

  • Playing
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Transfers
  • Safety
  • Cleaning
  • Bathing
  • Mobility
  • Grooming
  • Shopping

Occupational Theripists evaluate and treat:

  • Upper Extremety Range of Motion
  • Muscle Strength and Endurance
  • Fine Motor Coordination
  • Play Skills
  • Concentration and Attention Span
  • Problem Solving and Thought Organization
  • Posture and Positioning
  • Access of Augmentive Communiction
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Upper Extremety Splinting
  • Sensory Processing
  • Visual Perception Skills
  • Dressing, Feeding, Grooming, and All Areas of Self-Help
  • Handwriting
  • Aquatic Therapy