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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapist works with the family to develop a plan to help their children ages 0-5 reach their goals.

Ages: 0 to 5 years

The Occupational Therapist works in the following areas:

Fine Motor Skills - hand function, eye/hand coordination, pre-writing/writing skills. manual dexterity, grasp patterns

Activities of Daily Living Skills - dressing, feeding, grooming, hygiene

Perceptual/Cognitive Skills - design copying, matching, sequencing, color and number concepts, space and position concepts, memory.

Sensory-Motor Skills - body image, body concept, motor planning, bilateral integration, laterality, tactile sensitivity, sensations of movement.

Play Skills - age appropriate toys, social interaction, functional play.

Specialized Equipment - mobility equipment, assisting devices and technology, home modifications, accessibility.

Posture Control - positioning and posture control to increase functionSplinting - fabricate splints for neurological or orthopedic concerns

Referrals: Parent/Guardian, doctors, nurse, social workers, and other professionals. Referrals should only be made with parent/guardian knowledge and consent.

For further information, please contact

Child Development Centre
10417 106th Ave, Fort St. John, BC V1J 2M8
250-785-3200 or FAX 250-785-3202
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Confidentiality Notice

All information and documentation shared with the Child Development is kept completely confidential, including applications and referrals.