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…

Interactive Metronome – A Non-Medication Based Alternative for ADHD in Children

Many families are searching for ADHD treatments for their children that are not medication dependent.  Interactive Metronome is a good alternative treatment for many individuals with ADHD. Interactive Metronome, often referred to as IM, is an assessment and treatment tool used in therapy to improve the neurological processes of motor planning, sequencing and processing.   Improvement…

Pediatric Occupational Therapy & Early Childhood Intervention

Human development is an amazing process. Think about it. So many different skills contribute to normal development.  Pediatric occupational therapists assist children experiencing challenges in the areas of social-emotional, adaptive, and physical development.  These skill areas all contribute to success with the “occupations” of child hood such as play, school, and activities or daily living.…

Richardson Occupational Therapy

The Pediatric Occupational Therapist’s Role in Treating Sensory Processing Disorders According to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), “occupational therapy is concerned with” a child’s ability to participate in daily life activities or “occupations.”  Through an understanding of the impact of disability, illness, and impairment on a child’s development, play, ability to learn new skills,…