Occupational therapy is dedicated to and focused on helping all types of children improve participation in their “occupations” or roles as a child. Special focus is provided to increasing self regulation abilities, social participation, and enhancing self esteem and resiliency.
OT engages participants in exercises, activities, strategies, and interventions that support development of skills that encourage independence and integration.
Areas of support include, but are not limited to |
- Self-care or activities of daily living
- Hand-eye coordination
- Fine motor skills
- Gross motor skills
- Planning and organization
- Sensory responses