Occupational Therapy (OT)
The Occupational Therapy department is an essential part of the Pediatric Rehabilitation team at Little Angels Center. The occupational therapists (OT’s) provide evaluations and treatment with the focus of helping children with fine motor, sensory motor, visual motor and/or cognitive disability, become as independent as possible. They encourage independence with activities of daily living (ADL’s) and self-help skills to include dressing, feeding, bathing, and etc.
The occupational therapy staff provides individual and group therapy services across a variety of environments to include home-based, center-based, school-based and office-based services.
Little Angels Center’s occupational therapy team is trained to evaluate and treat:
- Fine Motor Delays
- Sensory-Motor Dysfunction
- Cognitive Deficits
- Feeding Difficulties
- Visual-Motor Deficits
- Difficulties with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s)
- Strength and Range of Motion Impairments
- Pre-writing and Writing Difficulties
Little Angels Center’s Sensory-Motor Gyms and Fine Motor Rooms are equipped with a variety of modalities to provide exposure to a variety of sensory and fine motor media.
The department offers:
- Sensory-Motor Groups
- Handwriting Groups
- Feeding Groups
The occupational therapy staff utilizes a variety of therapeutic strategies and equipment including:
- Therapeutic Swings
- Sensory Tables
- Therapeutic Exercise
- Sensory Integration
- O.S. Feeding Approach (Sequential Oral Sensory Feeding Approach)
- Handwriting Without Tears
- Size Matters Handwriting Program (SMHP)
- Sensory Brushing
- Neuro-Developmental Treatment
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