Occupational therapy helps children gain independence while also strengthening the development of fine motor skills, sensory motor skills, and visual motor skills that children need to function and socialize.
Any impairment in that ability may be treated by licensed therapists. Pediatricians and medical specialists may refer your child for occupational therapy to improve some of these skills:
- Utensil and cup skills
- Sensory Integration concerns or disorders
- Self help and attention concerns
- Coordination, balance and strength delays with in daily routines
- Self feeding and oral motor delays