Occupational Therapy for Kids in Clinton Township
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The benefits of occupational therapy
Occupational therapy provides significant advantages for children to ensure that they are capable of living on their own. If parents or teachers want their child to be able to accomplish tasks more independently, they should seek advice from an occupational therapist. Not only will this assist the youngster in growing, but it will also teach parents how to collaborate with their youngster at home.
- birth injuries or birth defects
- sensory processing disorders
- traumatic injuries (brain or spinal cord)
- learning problems
- autism/pervasive developmental disorders
- behavioral problems
- developmental delays
- post-surgical hand conditions
- spina bifida
- cerebral palsy and other chronic illnesses
Does My Child Need Occupational Therapy?
Is your child having trouble performing basic tasks at home, at school, or in the community? Do they have difficulties that aren’t encountered by most typical children? If that’s the case, an occupational therapist may be able to assist.
Occupational therapy helps children gain independence while strengthening the fine motor skills, sensory-motor skills, and visual-motor skills they need to function and socialize on a daily basis.
What Challenges Does Your Child Experience?
Occupational therapists work with kids who have disabilities or developmental delays. They use play-based activities to help improve their quality of life. The goal is for kids to do more things independently without the assistance of parents or teachers.
OT is a type of therapy that works with children and their families to help them recover from any problems they are having in the areas listed below.
- Fine Motor Skills
- Movement, Strength, & Balance Development
- Visual Processing
- Oral Motor / Oral Sensory
- Sensory Processing
- Social Interaction Skills
- Learning Challenges
- Play Skills
My son loves coming to therapy here! Everyone he has worked with he likes. They have worked with him on many different things, and he loves to play with them. That’s how great they are he thinks he’s coming to “play”. They make OT and Speech FUN! The office staff is amazing. My phone got locked in the lobby and someone met me here to give it back. Way above what they needed to do. Great customer service here. All around a great place! We love our Crawl Walk family.
OT Certifications at CWJR
The Occupational Therapy department at Crawl Walk Jump Run carries certifications in techniques such as CranioSacral Therapy, Reflex Integration, VitalStim® and Vision Therapy. Our passionate therapists develop an individualized treatment for each child with interventions focused on the areas of the brain needing further development.
Each patient is provided with an individualized evaluation, collaborative plan of care and one on one intensive therapy sessions throughout their time at our clinic. It is our goal to ensure therapy is a fun and challenging environment where pediatric patients can grow and learn new skills. We focus sessions on maximizing function to enable a child at any age to live their best life while increasing their confidence and independence with daily activities, not only in the home, but community and school environments.
Unsure if your kiddo needs Occupational Therapy?
We offer free therapy screenings with our highly trained therapists to help determine whether Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Therapy would be beneficial for you.
Schedule your FREE 30 minute consultation to see if CWJR is the right choice for you!
Pediatric Occupational Thearpy FAQ's
Those with disabilities often need the help of occupational therapists to develop skills that allow them an active lifestyle. Pediatric occupational therapy focuses on helping children grow into functional, independent adults and can be used in a variety of situations such as physical impairment or injuries which may hamper their ability to perform common tasks like running or moving independently.
Those who are disabled often require assistance from occupational therapists who act as assistants for those looking at leading an active life style by developing necessary skills they might lack due to difficulties caused by impairments, injury’s etc- pediatric Occupational Therapy is one example where it helps children become more functionally independent and able so they can lead healthier lives without limitations.
Pediatric occupational therapy practitioners work with children of all ages to help them develop motor skills and socialization. They also provide support for the family as they navigate through this difficult time in their child’s life.
Pediatric Occupational Therapists are experts at providing care, understanding developmental milestones, and offer emotional support to infants, toddlers and youth alike along with their families.
Professionals who work with children and diagnose autism are now able to do so earlier than ever before. These professionals often provide support for families by discussing typical milestones, such as engaging in age-appropriate activities or understanding social cues that make communication easier.
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