Importance and Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Kids

There are many misconceptions when it comes to occupational therapy for kids. This mainly comes from people not quite understanding the point of occupational therapy. Children can get, and benefit from, occupational therapy because it helps to enhance their skills and development. This type of therapy is meant to help a child develop to where…

Murphy Occupational Therapy – How Can Occupational Therapy Help Your Child?

Occupational therapy (OT) supports and improves cognitive, motor, and sensory development utilizing meaningful  age appropriate activities.  In the world of OT, these activities are also referred to as “occupations”.  For a young child, the primary occupations are play and interacting with caregivers.  Along with play  skills, older children occupy their time with self-help tasks, school…