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A pediatric occupation therapist facilitates development through activityA pediatric occupational therapist facilitates and improves motor, sensory, and development through meaningful activity.

Also occupational therapy can help children who have difficulties with :

  • fine motor skills, such as grasping a pencil, scissors, or eating with a utensil
  • visual motor skills, such as stringing beads, imitating block designs, or handwriting
  • initiating or completing tasks, such as finishing a puzzle or playing on the playground
  • playing or eating different textures or not wanting their hands/body to get “messy”
  • motor activities: climbing stairs, balance, skipping, jumping, etc.
  • tolerating swinging, bouncing, or spinning activities
  • sitting still or constantly seeking movement
  • oral motor skills, such as sucking, chewing, or drinking from a cup
  • self-help activities, such as brushing teeth, buttoning shirt, or tying shoes
  • cognitive tasks, such as following classroom rules, problem solving, or organization
  • play skills and social situations including interacting appropriately with family members and other children

Occupational Therapy Services by littlefeetbigstepsOccupational Therapy Services we provide, but not limited to are:

  • Infant evaluations and treatment
  • Developmental evaluations and treatment for fine motor and visual motor delays
  • Neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT)
  • Sensory integration and sensory processing
  • Oral motor/feeding assessment and treatment
  • Handwriting without Tears
  • How Does Your Engine Run
  • SOS Feeding Program
  • Beckman Oral Motor Intervention
  • Self care skills
  • Play skills
  • Adaptive and Assistive Technolog
  • Kinesiotaping and strapping
  • Wilbarger Therapressure program (DPPT) technique
  • Consultation and home programs for families
  • Early Intervention provider and evaluator in the State of Illinois
  • Consultations with school personnel
  • Infant massage
  • Therapeutic listening therapy
  • Theratogs