OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY


OUR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS HELP CHILDREN ACHIEVE AGE-APPROPRIATE SKILLS TO ENHANCE THEIR PARTICIPATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE

At Making Waves Pediatric Therapy Clinic, we specialize in infants and children with various neurological, genetic, and developmental disorders. We provide a fun, play-based approach that focuses on improving their attention, behavior and social skills, body awareness, hand-eye coordination, and hand use. We also work with children who have feeding delays. We treat each child as a whole person and help them achieve their highest potential in all areas of development.

Our occupational therapy program offers services for:

  • Motor planning, balance, coordination
  • Feeding related to oral motor and oral sensory
  • Visual motor skills
  • Visual perceptual and processing skills
  • Sensory processing, related self-regulation, behavior/emotion, social skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Development disabilities
  • Handwriting
  • Self-care/activities of daily living
  • Diagnoses such as developmental delay, autism, torticollis, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, cerebral palsy

For children under two: Ask your pediatrician if your child has difficulty with the following:

  • Pointing or poking with index finger
  • Turning pages in a book
  • Closing lips when swallowing
  • Using tongue to move food
  • Holding bottle to self feed
  • Comforting self or unable to calm
  • Looking when their name is called
  • Extending arms to familiar people

For children over two: Ask your pediatrician if your child has difficulty with the following:

  • Holding crayons
  • Beginning to imitate horizontal and vertical lines and circles
  • Balancing on one foot briefly
  • Beginning toilet training
  • Removing loose clothing
  • Washing hands independently
  • Taking turns
  • Eye contact while talking to them
  • Playing dress up
  • Transitioning calmly between activities

Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed