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Occupational Therapy

What is Occupational Therapy?
An Occupational Therapists' primary goal is to support children to participate in their activities of daily living. For children, this may mean helping to support and implement strategies to enable children to use their cognitive, physical, sensory, fine and gross motor and regulation skills to the best of their ability. All of which help children to achieve success their way, and build functional capacity and participation in those activities children enjoy most and those that are necessary for daily life. The occupational therapists at SPOT help children to understand their own needs and parents to understand their child's needs and advocate for accomodations where needed.
Child drawing in a quiet, welcoming waiting room whilst waiting for a therapy session

How can SPOT help?

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


Fine motor skills

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

Gross motor skills

Postural control, muscle strength, coordination, playground skills and balance. 


Sensory Regulation & Processing

Helping children to understand and manage their sensory needs

Organisation and Planning

Development of sequencing and planning for self care routines and daily tasks


Self Care

Toileting, sleep and activities of daily living



Pencil grip and handwriting skills


Developing understanding of, and supporting cognitive, sensory and emotional regulation

Functional Capacity Assessments

We can support you with carrying out a Functional Capacity Assessment for your child. Enquire with us today to find out more. 

Child smiling and hanging from monkey bars in a therapy session with a therapist below to support
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