Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a health profession that is concerned with how people function throughout their day and works on helping people to be as independent as possible .

Occupational therapy treatment focus on helping people with a physical, sensory or cognitive disability be as independent as possible in all areas of their lives. Occupational Therapist can help kids with various needs improve their cognitive, physical, sensory and motor skills and enhance their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.

Our Occupational Therapy team has sensory integration training to provide strategies to support sensory processing using our specialist facilities as well as recommending programs of activities that meet sensory needs and Sensory diets offer balanced schedules of relaxation versus stimulation including sensory based lessons, regular choice time with sensory items, regular activities breaks throughout the daily routines and intensive interaction during transition periods or when the opportunity arise.

Occupational Therapy at Lifeway Rehabilitation focuses on helping people with a physical, sensory, or cognitive disability be as independent as possible in all areas of their lives also providing programs to develop fine motor skills, gross motor skills, Visual Perceptual skills and Activities of daily living.

Conditions treated with Occupational Therapy:

Hand writing difficulties
Fine Motor difficulties
Gross Motor difficulties
Sensory Processing Difficulties that affects child’s overall function
Self-help difficulties (dressing, bathing etc.)
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Preschool and kindergarten readiness
Decreased hand and arm control due to stroke or CP
Developmental Delays
Downs syndrome
Intellectual disability and Learning difficulties
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