Occupational therapists provide evaluations and therapy that focuses on sensory processing, fine motor, visual motor, visual perceptual, and self-care skill development.They address the job of being a child, including playing, schoolwork, making friends, developing coping and social skills, and learning self-care skills.
Occupational therapists work with children with a wide range of diagnoses including Dyspraxia (motor planning difficulties), Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delays, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorder (formerly called Sensory Integration Dysfunction), and genetic syndromes. Parental involvement in the carry-over of therapy techniques and strategies at home is important and is a key to success.
- More than a six-month delay in achieving age-appropriate developmental milestones in self-feeding, dressing or play.
- Fine motor and dexterity skills
- Hand-eye coordination
- Self-care (feeding, dressing, hygiene)
- Community participation (school and playgrounds)
- Orthopedic or neurological conditions that require skill-building, special equipment or adaptations for the child to succeed in daily life.
Sensory processing skills that get in the way of the child's ability to complete everyday activities, such as:
HappyFeet Paediatric Therapy
L Block, L – 83, 20th street,
Anna Nagar East, Chennai – 600102.
Phone : 9444954394, 9444421317
Monday through Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m