How do I know if my child needs occupational therapy?

Occupational therapy may be recommended if a child is showing difficulties in the following areas of development:

  • Play

  • Sensory processing/sensory integration

  • Praxis/Motor Planning

  • Gross motor and fine motor Skills

  • Strength and Coordination

  • Handwriting

  • Self Regulation and attention

  • Self help skills (i.e. feeding and dressing)

  • Social Participation

  • Communication

  • Body Awareness

  • Spatial Awareness

  • Visual Perception

  • Visual Motor Skills/eye hand coordination

  • Behavioral Concerns