PEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Occupational therapy is a treatment which focuses on helping children achieve greater independence with activities of daily living; including play, academics, and self-care tasks.
Basics of Occupational Therapy
Who can benefit from Occupational Therapy?
- Birth injuries or birth defects
- Sensory processing disorders
- Spinal cord or traumatic brain injuries
- Learning difficulties
- Autism and pervasive developmental disorders
- Fine motor, visual motor, and perceptual delays
- Spina bifida
- Cerebral palsy or other neuromuscular disorders
- Burns or post surgical needs
- Handwriting difficulties
How can an Occupational Therapist help my child?
- Fine motor skills for fastening buttons and zippers
- Holding a pen or pencil for writing
- Hand and eye coordination abilities for coloring, cutting, and copying activities
- Sensory processing for safe and more comfortable interactions at home and school settings
- Strength and endurance
- Improving range of motion
- Social interaction skills for appropriate play abilities
- Visual skills to help with reading and assembling puzzles
- Attention and following directions
Call today and schedule your appointment!
Are you ready to schedule your appointment?
Call us at (973) 616-4555 or request an appointment on our website to enjoy any of our services today.