Occupational Therapy

K1ds Count provides occupational therapy services to all children for the attainment of independence and promotion of development of fine motor skills, sensory motor skills, and visual motor skills that children need to function and socialize in their home, school, play, and community environments. Our team of occupational therapists work with you and your child to provide individualized treatment plans that best meet their evolving needs. Our holistic approach, knowledge of behavioral management techniques, and collaborative model with disciplines such as speech and physical therapy services, provide a unique element to our treatment.

Our therapists provide interventions to children who have, or are at risk of having, developmental delays and are experiencing difficulties functioning in one or more areas of their lives. We pride ourselves on using the most up-to-date intervention strategies to help your child progress with their goals toward independence of developmentally appropriate daily living activities including but not limited to:

Self-care: Dressing, brushing hair/teeth, tying shoes, bathing

Feeding: Using utensils, transitioning to sippy/straw/open cups, increasing food repertoire, desensitization to textures/temperatures/presentation of foods

Visual Motor: Coloring, cutting, writing

Visual Perceptual Skills: Hand-eye coordination

Self-regulation/Sensory Processing: Self-calming, decreasing fidgeting, toe walking, desensitization to textures of clothing, desensitization to noises/smells/touch, etc.

concentration/attention

Sleep routines

Social Skills

Interacting with peers appropriately

Executive Function: Decision-making, memory, sequencing, money management, abstract reasoning, problem-solving

Gross Motor: Improving range of motion, assessing for orthotics/splints, kinesiotaping, balance, bilateral coordination, throwing, catching, kicking, riding bikes

Fine Motor: Manipulating small items (pinching, opening containers), hand strengthening, holding writing tools, opening/closing scissors

Handwriting: Printing letters with appropriate sizing and formation, legibility of writing