What does an Occupational Therapist do?
Occupational Therapists are health professionals who through a holistic approach are able to assist individuals who may be experiencing delays and difficulties in their development. The primary aim of Occupational Therapists it to help individuals become as independent as possible in all environments.
Occupational Therapists may be able to help with:
- Attention and concentration including ADHD/ADD
- Behavioural Management
- Parent and Carer Training
- Self-Care and Independence for example feeding, toileting, dressing, bathing
- Fine Motor Difficulties: motor control, motor planning, grasp, handwriting, co-ordination
- Gross motor Difficulties: muscle control, co-ordination, motor planning, in sequencing and spatial awareness
- Sensory Processing/Integration Difficulties: Individuals may have difficulties with processing sensory stimuli
- Visual Perception Issues: tracking, hand/eye co-ordination, scanning, copying, reading, balance
- Eating Difficulties
- Social Skills Development
- Play Skill Development
- School Readiness Programs
If you're interested in any of our services, get in touch with one of our friendly team members.