Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Attention and Concentration

The ability to stay focused to a task and keep it there is known as attention. Attention can be affected by motivation, self-esteem, and some disabilities.

Occupational Therapy

Functional Assessments

Functional assessments are specialist assessments conducted by a qualified occupational therapist to gain insight into your abilities to help you achieve independence in your daily life.

Occupational Therapy

Sensory Processing

Each and every day we experience a wide variety of senses such as touch, smell, sound, taste and sight. We use our senses to take in all of the different things we come in contact with throughout our day.

Occupational Therapy

Visual Perception

Visual perception relates to our brains ability to make sense of the information our eyes see.

Occupational Therapy

Emotional Regulation

Emotional regulation skills are the skills we use to manage our emotions and behaviour in everyday life. Some children may have trouble regulating these emotions.

Occupational Therapy

Gross Motor Skills

Gross motor skills refers to movements made by the larger muscle groups of our body which enable us to complete tasks such as running, jumping, climbing and so much more.

Occupational Therapy

Social Skills and Play

Social skills are important in allowing an individual to have and sustain positive interactions with others. Many of these skills are crucial in making and maintaining friendships.

Occupational Therapy

Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills are the more delicate and refined movements used by our hands for tasks such as drawing, writing, buttons, zippers and so much more.

Occupational Therapy

Handwriting

Handwriting is a complex skill that requires the coordination of motor, visual, sensory, and cognitive abilities. It is a fundamental educational skill that is required to perform schoolwork in any subject.

Occupational Therapy

Toileting and Self Care

Self-care activities are the daily tasks children and people complete to take care of themselves independently. Some of these independent tasks include toileting, bathing, feeding and sleep.