CHILD AND YOUTH SERVICES
CHILD ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
The therapists at My OT Coach have a collective 50 years of pediatric experience working with children with a variety of functional needs and diagnoses. We provide standardized and functional skill assessments, direct therapeutic interventions, and will also coach you on ways to support your child in their daily activities.
We specialize in pediatric development and can support families looking to assess and grow their children's independence in:
Self-care (Toileting, dressing, feeding, sleep)
Writing and fine motor skills
Balance, coordination and movement
Assistive technology for learning
Learn ways to help your child participate independently in activities at home, at school and in the community.
Learn strategies to build children's interest in connecting with family & peers.
Learn how to help children manage overwhelming emotions and environmental triggers so that they are ready to learn, engage, take risks, play, and care for themselves.
Use strategies to help your child identify their own thoughts and feelings, and help them develop skills with interacting with others.
Fine Motor Skills
Learn how to develop hand function through age appropriate, fun and home-friendly 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.
Sleep is essential to well-being and optimal functioning. Receive a comprehensive sleep assessment with strategies tot establish healthy routines, sleep hygiene and restorative 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:
Cortical Visual Impairment
Safe and Sound Protocol
Therapeutic use of art
Integrated Listening Therapy
Trauma Informed Yoga
Redesigning Occupations (ReDo) Group therapy