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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 may mean helping to support their cognitive, physical, sensory, and/or fine and gross motor skills all of which can lead to enhanced self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment. 
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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

 

Handwriting

Pencil grip and handwriting skills

Regulation

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

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