Occupational Therapy

For a child, occupational therapy may include physical play such as jumping, climbing and fine motor tasks such as buttoning, getting dressed, feeding self, and writing.  A child's "occupation" is play!

What clues indicate that a child may need intervention

by Golden Steps Pediatric Therapy?

Occupational Therapy Services Include

  • Standardized and Clinical Assessments
  • Comprehensive Written Report and Parent Conference following assessment.
  • Individualized therapy and home programs involving the family and teachers at school sites.
  • Referrals to other community resources
  • Assistance with insurance.

  • poor coordination or balance
  • poor posture & trunk stability
  • poor handwriting
  • fine motor difficulties
  • tactile defensiveness
  • early fatigue
  • processing, organizational problems
  • limited attention span
  • significant fidgeting, restlessness
  • peer conflicts, social lags
  • food aversions with very limited diet
  • sensory sensitivities
  • excessive need for movement & speed
  • bumping or crashing into objects or people