The OT Coach team are three experienced Occupational Therapists who have collectively provided 50 years of service to children, families and adults.
Helping children participate independently or with friends in activities at home, at school and in the community.
Helping children manage overwhelming emotions and environmental triggers so that they are ready to learn, engage, take risks, play, and care for themselves.
Supporting children in identifying their own thoughts and feelings, and developing skills to help when interacting with others.
Fine Motor Skills
Developing hand function through age appropriate, fun activities Promoting hand dominance, bilateral activity, and developing hand muscles for activities that require precision and accuracy
Helping children understand print, how letters and numbers are formed, how they are similar and different and the importance of print for learning
Dressing, toileting, washing, eating and more.
Managing self-care activities as it relates to sensory sensitivities, coordinations challenges, nutrition and digestion.
Providing recommendations and skill development for children who are unable to access their social or learning environment due to physical and learning difficulties.
Developing a tolerance for receiving sensory stimuli such as sounds, textures, taste, smell etc. Increasing a tolerance for sensory input will have a positive effect on dysregulation and emotional challenges.
Supporting sleep hygiene and the importance of sleep in optimal functioning. Providing suggestions and strategies for healthy routines, and restful sleep.
Gross Motor Skills
Providing assessment and treatment of gross motor skills related to neurological challenges and Developmental Coordination Disorder.
Assess and provide recommendations for children who require access to learning and environmental safety in ways other than sight.
Our therapists are trained in:
Safe and Sound Protocol
Therapeutic use of art
Integrated Listening Therapy
Trauma Informed Yoga
Redesigning Occupation (ReDo) Group therapy