What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy (O.T) provides a sense of well-being and improves the quality of life of the children with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders, Hyperactivity, attention and coordination issues, behavioral issues, illegible hand writing, fine and gross motors skills, speech difficulties, learning difficulties like Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia, Down Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD-NOS), Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders. Occupational Therapy helps the children who are facing difficulties in their physical, psychological, behavioral, educational and emotional aspects.

Our Occupational Therapy Team at Essential Learning Centre helps children to reach their maximum potential by providing best recommended and trusted practices.

Children without a diagnosis can also be benefited with Occupational Therapy who just need a little help to catch up.

Who is an Occupational Therapist?

An Occupational Therapist is the qualified professional who provides treatment to the children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Neuro Developmental conditions, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficits Disorders (ADD), Auditory Processing Disorders, Visual perceptual Disorders. An Occupational Therapist works with babies, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school children with special needs.

What is an Occupational Therapist do?

An Occupational Therapist provides therapeutic program which includes purposeful activities to enhance the functionality and quality of life. Occupational therapist work on the following area:

  • Sensory- Motor Processing.
  • Self-Help Skills.
  • Gross Motor Skills.
  • Visual Motor and Visual Perceptual Skills.
  • Fine Motor Coordination.
  • Activities of Daily Living (such as eating and dressing).
  • Hand writing remediation.
  • Deals with behavioral complaints maintain positive behaviors in all environments .
  • Improves coordination skills.
  • Improve focus and social skills.
  • Increase the speed and legibility of handwriting.
  • Assess a child's need for specialized equipment’s such as wheelchairs, splints etc. .
  • Work with children who have sensory and attentional issues.

Why need Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy can improve child’s self-esteem, to be more independent and to build skills for successful life.

How Occupational Therapist help your child?

Occupational Therapist can help your child in following areas:

  • Behaviour management.
  • Improving sensory processing.
  • Enhancement in speech and receptive and expressive language.
  • Improve academic performance.
  • Learning new skills.
  • Promote self-regulation.
  • Expanding abilities.
  • School transition.
  • Setting Structure and routine.
  • Provide specialized equipment’s.
  • Enhancement in social interaction .

IF LEFT UNTREATED, Children may lead to:

  • Behavioral Difficulties.
  • Difficulties in following instructions in school and home.
  • Difficulties in working in group of children.
  • Difficulty in socializing with peers.
  • May develop anxiety and stress.
  • Difficulty in sporty activities.
  • Completing self-care task.
  • Understanding social situations.
  • Difficulty in performing fine motor skills i.e writing, drawing and cutting.

If you have any quires regarding Occupational Therapy or if you would like to take a free demo class, please contact us at 9899-35-6132 or what’s app at 971-666-7961

Why Choose Essential Learning Centre:

We have:

  • Highly Skilled Therapists.
  • Home Therapy Plan.
  • Sensory Room.
  • Flexible and Friendly hours.
  • Unique and innovative techniques.
  • Fully equipped setup.
  • Team approach.
  • Privacy and Confidentiality.