Occupational Therapy

What is Occupational Therapy?
What is Occupational Therapy? An Occupational Therapists' primary goal is to enable clients to participate in activities of daily living. For children, this can mean helping to improve cognitive, physical, sensory, and fine and gross motor skills all of which can lead to enhanced self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment. 

How can SPOT help?

Our occupational Therapists support children with difficulties in a range of areas including:

 

Fine motor skills

Finger strength, grip, dexterity, for skills such as cutting, holding a pencil, and doing buttons up

Gross motor skills

Postural control, muscle strength, coordination

 

Sensory Processing

Helping children to manage sensory challenges

Organisation and Planning

Development of sequencing and planning for many daily tasks such as getting dressed, packing a school bag

 

Self Care

Toileting, sleep and activities of daily living

 

Handwriting

Pencil grip and handwriting skills

Regulation

Building better cognitive, sensory and emotional regulation to improve skills such as attention to task and task completion

 

Behaviour

Help with strategies and support for challenging behaviours

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