Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Pediatric occupational therapists are licensed clinicians trained to work with children and their families to promote participation in functional activities or occupation that are meaningful to them; including fine and gross motor skills, developmentally appropriate play skills and self-help skills.
Our pediatric occupational therapists work with children from birth to age seven. Interpreter services are available.
What to expect:
- Once a referral is received from your healthcare provider, you will be scheduled for an evaluation with one of our specialized pediatric therapists.
- The therapist will look closely to determine if motor, visual-motor, visual perception, sensory processing, social-emotional or other areas are contributing to the functional difficulty.
- Improve motor skills and aid in developmental skills progress.
- Participate in self-care activities
- Develop age-appropriate play skills.
- Skilled support and hands-on techniques to guide your child in learning new skills and overcoming individual challenges.
Contact your healthcare provider to find out if occupational therapy is right for your child.
Fax referrals to 612-873-1989
Pediatric conditions we treat:
- Breastfeeding issues in newborns
- Brachial plexus
- Cerebral palsy
- Down syndrome
- Developmental delay Follow-up care after a premature birth
- Sensory processing issues
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Traumatic brain injury
- Neurological disorders
- Visual perception / processing issues