OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Occupational Therapy is a type of therapy that focuses on the following areas:

  • Fine and gross motor (movement) skills such as posture, gait, balance, co-ordination.

  • Visual processing and planning.

  • Activities of daily living like toileting and feeding.

  • Handwriting.

  • .Sensory and emotional regulation.

  • Behaviour issues (often tied to difficulties with sensory or emotional regulation in general). OTs work closely with speech and language therapists who deal with the communication aspect of behavioural challenges.