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Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Services In Garner, NC

Our Occupational Therapists have earned their Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s in Science and hold certifications from the National Board of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and a license from the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy (NCBOT).

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The work of children is ‘play’ as well as self-care skills. This is their occupation. Activities included in a child’s occupation may include writing, dressing, cutting, washing hands, using utensils, manipulating toys and coordinating movements in play, just to name a few. Therefore, an Occupational Therapist will focus on assessing and treating the issues that may interfere with the success of a child’s work, including:

  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Sensory Processing
  • Visual Motor Skills
  • Integration Skills
  • Ocular Motor Skills
  • Motor Planning

Interventions may include adapting to an environment, modifying a task or teaching a specific skill. Education of therapeutic techniques used for the family is critical in order to carry over and maintain achievement of goals.

The goal of Occupational Therapy is to increase function and independence for children.

Some Areas of Expertise:

  • Developmental Delays
  • Sensory Integration Disorders
  • Fine Motor Delays
  • Motor Planning Disorders
  • Visual Motor Integration Disorders
  • Ocular Motor Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Handwriting Problems
  • Self Care Skills
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Environmental Adaptations

Thank you for visiting and learning more about our pediatric occupational therapy clinic! We are located in Garner, NC and provide services at our office or in your home.

  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists