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Occupational Therapy

Committed to Supporting the Whole Family Using a Pro-neurodiversity Approach

Life is made up of “occupations” or daily life activities.  For children and families, these include playing, learning, socializing, feeding, dressing, toileting, and bathing.  Occupational Therapists help children and their families become more independent with each of these tasks.  OT's also assist with development of sensory processing and emotional regulation.

The goal of Occupational Therapy is to help the child reach goals and open up new possibilities by strengthening academic, play, and social-emotional skills, and sensory processing.  OT's at Kuhl Therapies also strive to become aware of the signs of distress and alleviate the causes. 

When to seek Occupational Therapy for your child:

Families seek OT when children are struggling with any of the following:

  • Self regulation (meltdowns often not necessarily for a known cause)

  • Transitions

  • Attention to task

  • Coordination

  • Activities of Daily Living (dressing, using utensils to eat, toileting, bathing)

  • Sensory Processing (seeking, avoiding and many more)

  • Fine motor skills

  • Handwriting 

  • Low tone

  • Visual perception

  • Learning differences (memory, executive functioning, visual perception, organization)

  • Neurological differences

  • Gross motor play skills (climbing, balance, ball skills)

  • Feeding

  • Anxiety, Stress and Depression

Programs and Techniques:

  • Handwriting Without Tears

  • Yoga

  • Constraint Induced Therapy

  • Kinsesiotaping

  • Sensory Integration

  • Feeding Therapy Techniques

  • Craniosacral Therapy

  • Aromatherapy 

  • Meditation

  • Nutrition Strategies 

  • Konfident Kidz Konnect 

  • All the Feelz

  • ​Level Up Resources Used

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