Occupational Therapy

Your child may benefit from Occupational Therapy if he/she has difficulty with:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Reading/writing/cognition
  • Hand eye coordination/visual perception
  • Over or under responsiveness to sensory input
  • Touching, crashing, bumping into objects or people
  • Falling often
  • Calming self
  • Sleeping
  • Eating and food choices
  • Sitting still, attention, and/or behavior
  • Extreme reactions to small problems
  • The feel of clothing, baths, hairctus, nail cutting, or tooth brushing
  • Play skills
  • Social participation
  • Dressing, bathing, toileting, hygiene
  • Transitioning or accepting¬† change
  • Putting non-food items in mouth
  • Recovering from trauma


Aspergers Syndrome
Auditory Processing Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Brachial Plexus
Cerebral Palsy
Cognitive Disorders

Dandy Walker Syndrome
Delayed Milestones
Developmental Coordination Disorder
Developmental Delays
Down Syndrome
Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
Failure to Thrive
Feeding Difficulties
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Fine Motor Delays
Generalized Weakness
Genetic/Chromosomal Disorders
Global Developmental Delays
High Muscle Tone

Common Diagnoses Seen by Occupational Therapists

Learning Disabilities
Low Muscle Tone
Mitochondrial Disorder
Muscular Dystrophy
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oral Motor Weakness

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Surgical Needs
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Reading Disorders
Seizure Disorders
Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD)
Specific Learning Impairments (SLI)
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Static Encephalopathy
Stroke/Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Extremity Deformities
Vestibular Problems
Williams Syndrome
Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome