Occupational Therapy

Carolina Speech and Hearing’s Occupational Therapy Program provides a variety of pediatric services for children ages birth to twenty-one are provided in a natural environment at your home or school. Pediatric occupational therapist focus on the “occupations” or “jobs” of children.  These jobs may include playing age appropriately, participating in social groups or school activities, completing age appropriate self-care routines, participating in extracurricular activities and being a part of the family unit.

Upon evaluation our Occupational Therapist will provide a thorough report and a treatment plan will be devised by collaborating with the child’s parents to develop goals specific to their areas of need in relation to sensory motor, fine motor and gross motor skills.

Our occupational therapist help children with autism, sensory processing challenges, neurologic and orthopedic disabilities and other developmental disorders.  Our therapists are highly trained in the areas of sensory integration and neurodevelopmental treatment approaches.  

Many parents are amazed at the transformation they see in their child’s behavior and skills after starting occupational therapy.  It is empowering for both the child and parent to experience.

Services Include:

  • Body awareness
  • Coordination of movements
  • Fine motor control
  • Organization motor planning
  • Motor movements and coordination
  • Gross motor coordination
  • Ocular motor skills
  • Visual perceptual skills
  • Self-regulation
  • Sensory modulation (reaction to stimulus)

Sensory Integration Services:

  • Attention disorders
  • Communication disorders
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Psychological disorders

Handwriting Services:

  • Muscle strength and endurance
  • Pencil grasp
  • Letter formation

Occupational Forms

  Adult Case History