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Occupational Therapists

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Occupational Therapy

Pediatric occupational therapy focuses on helping children thrive within their childhood “occupations” of learning, growing and playing.  It is a holistic approach that involves the child as a key part of the therapeutic process. 


Pediatric OTs focus on adapting the environment to the “just right” fit for the child, while also developing and maximizing their individual skills.  These skills include:

  • Sensory Processing

  • Gross Motor / Motor Planning

  • Fine Motor / Graphomotor Skill

  • Visual Motor Integration

  • Visual Processing / Visual Perceptual Skill

  • Bilateral Coordination Ability

  • Primitive Reflex Integration

  • Auditory Processing Skill

  • Ocular Motor Skill

  • Oral Motor and Oral Sensory


The pediatric occupational therapists at The Center for Pediatric Therapy serve children of a variety of ages including newborn through twenty-one.  Our team of therapists are trained in sensory integration, Interactive Metronome, The Listening Program, inTime, Zones of Regulation and Learning Without Tears. 

“My boys both enjoyed OT with Ms. Melissa.  She was able to make it fun for them while still working to reach their goals.  Melissa is an experienced, patient, caring and fun OT therapist.  Highly recommended!” 


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