Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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
  • Cancer
  • 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

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Call us at (973) 616-4555 or request an appointment on our website to enjoy any of our services today.

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