Evaluation and consultation help us to determine what deficits exist and how they might best be addressed.Read more
Our treatments include a variety of methods used to address deficits in all of the sensory processing systems.Read more
We offer customized home programs and specialized instructions, complete with worksheets.Read more
How does Occupational Therapy help children?
Listen to this panel of therapists explain.This video describes some of the reasons why a child might be referred for Occupational Therapy. It also shows activities which Occupational Therapists might have a child complete during a session.
One outcome of vestibular functions is spatial awareness. This skill may be defined as the ability to perceive the shape and position of objects in the environment and/or the ability to appreciate the position of oneself in relationship to objects in the environment. The vestibular system stimulates the muscles of the eyes and ears so as to sharpen their ability to discriminate among sensoryLearn more
Self–regulation is the ability to monitor and control one’s own behavior, emotions, or thoughts, altering them in accordance with the demands of the social and physical environment. The 4 main components of self-regulation have been referred to as the 4 A’s of infancy: Affect Attention Action Set Arousal The disordered quality of any one of these factors is most easily seen during infancy through theLearn more
Parents: Because the vestibular system is one of our most primitive sensory systems, it is connected to other basic systems necessary for survival on a reflexive level. This means that your child does not even have to think about key responses when the vestibular system is activated. The vestibular reflexes serve to tie in vision, language and postural reactions on an automatic basis. ThisLearn more
We were thrilled to finally find an occupational therapist that truly understands our son’s disability. Renee is extremely knowledgeable in the field, and has helped our son with his sensory processing and motor planning issues. We wish we discovered her years ago.
Dear Renee: I hope that you and your family are all doing well. During OT month I just wanted to thank you for sharing your knowledge and passion with so many. I would not be the therapist I am today or have the passion for this amazing field if it were not for you. PS: I can’t believe it was 19 years ago that I was doing