Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists work to increase student participation and independence in activities of daily living.

Areas of support:
• Assessments of school skills development, sensory processing, visual motor integration, personal activities of daily living, etc.
• Fine motor skills/visual motor integration (including handwriting, using scissors, typing, etc.)
• Gross motor skills (needed for most activities of daily living eg. balance, core strength, etc.)
• Self-care skills (including dressing, toileting, eating, etc.)
• Play, social skills & emotional regulation (Eg. zones of regulation, etc.)
• Sensory Processing & regulation
• Prescription & maintenance of equipment (including wheelchairs, assistive devices, etc.)
• Ensuring the school environment is accessible and engaging for students
• Liaising with external therapists and medical contacts.