Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists at Moving Mountains Therapy Center are dedicated to helping children improve their participation in self-care, play, and academic tasks. Our therapists use a holistic and family-centered approach to help children enhance their independence and reach their potential.

 

Occupational therapy services may address the following areas:

Activities of Daily Living

  • Grooming/Hygiene

  • Dressing

  • Academic Skills

  • Feeding

  • Writing

  • Play Skills
     

Cognition

  • Attention Span

  • Memory

  • Sequencing

  • Following Directions

  • Problem Solving

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Sensory Integration

  • Tactile Processing (Touch Input)

  • Oral Processing (Food or Mouth)

  • Vestibular Processing (Movement)

  • Olfactory Processing (Smell)

  • Visual Processing (Light)

  • Auditory Processing (Sound)

  • Achieving Optimal Arousal

Fine / Gross Motor Skills

  • Endurance

  • Coordination

  • Strength

  • Balance

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Social / Emotional Skills

  • Self-Concept

  • Self-Control

  • Time Management

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Stress Management

  • Transitions

  • Social Participation

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Our Occupational Therapists have experience and training in:

  • Alert Program-How Does Your Engine Run®

  • Beckman’s Oral Motor Approach to Feeding

  • Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique (Wilbarger brushing program)

  • DIR / Floor time

  • Handwriting Without Tears

  • Integrated Listening Systems (ILS)

  • Kawar Vestibular-Ocular Protocol (Astronaut Training)

  • Play-based Sensory Integration Therapy

  • Visual / Vestibular Protocol

 

The pediatric Occupational Therapists (OT's) offer assessment and treatment

services for a wide range of conditions and diagnoses, including:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders

  • Developmental delays

  • Feeding concerns

  • Gross, fine and visual-motor concerns

  • Handwriting difficulties

  • Motor-planning & coordination issues

  • Pre-natal drug/alcohol exposure

  • Pre-term birth

  • Self-regulation Issues

  • Sensory Processing Disorder

  • Sleep concerns

 

If you have any concerns about your child's development, contact your primary care physician about a referral or contact us directly: