A play-based approach to Occupational Therapy for toddlers

Occupational Therapy
for Toddlers

Occupational therapy for children helps them gain independence while
strengthening their skills including:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Gross motor skills
  • Sensory motor skills
  • Visual motor skills

All of these are necessary for engaging in play, socializing with peers, completing daily self-care tasks, and participating in classroom activities.

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Are you noticing this about your child?

  • Challenges with sensory processing. This may look likevpicky eating, fear of movement, aversion to grooming activities, etc.
  • Difficulty with safety awareness (i.e. difficulty moving through a cluttered room without bumping into items or falling and seeking activities like crashing or falling purposely)
  • Delays in gross motor skills (coordination, balance, etc.)
  • Delays in fine motor skills (scissor skills, handwriting, tool use, etc.)
  • Difficulty with self-regulation
  • Difficulty attending to tasks, breaking down tasks into manageable steps, difficulty coming up with new ideas during play, or challenges with problem solving
  • Frequent emotional fluctuations, difficulty with transitions, or difficulty “rebounding” from
    a tantrum
  • Challenges completing age-appropriate self-care tasks (dressing, grooming, self-feeding etc.)
Every child is uniquely different and their motor skill delays will manifest in a variety of ways. These examples serve as a guideline but this is not a complete list of every symptom you may be noticing in your child today. If you’re noticing a delay, connect with us and let’s have a chat.

How Occupational Therapy Can Help Your Toddler?

Develop and increase the understanding and use of nonverbal and verbal communication skills.

Improve how your child is using words to communicate thoughts, needs, wants, feelings and ideas.

Providing multiple modalities for communication and expression so that your child feels heard and understood in the world.

Providing opportunities for generalization of skills with peers and in a variety of settings.

Modify and shift behaviors to increase focus, attention and engagement.

Develop and increase play skills.

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Developing your child’s mind-body connection

We believe in treating your whole child and guiding them to have an awareness of their mind-body connection. This holistic approach will support your kiddo to thrive emotionally and physically.

Making Occupational Therapy
fun for kids

We take the time to get to know your child and then we customize our treatment so that we’re drawing on your child’s innate strengths that supports their developmental progress.

• Obstacle Courses
• Movement Based Games & Activities
• Arts & Crafts
• Fine Motor Games
• Gross Motor Activities
• Tactile Play
• Sensory Play
• Dress Up Play
• Cooking Activities
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Supporting the whole family, because you are your child’s greatest teacher.

Our treatment is designed to not only treat your little one’s Autism but to also support your whole family. If you’re the type of parent that wants to be involved in the creation of developmental opportunities at home, we’re here to provide you with the information, skills and tools to do so.

What
we
treat?

  • Autism
  • Dyspraxia
  • Down Syndrome
  • PANDAS
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Motor skill delays
  • Feeding delays
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
And more!

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