We are proud to announce that Sounds Smart is now a part of Infinity Kids. A warm welcome to our new families and staff!

We are proud to announce that Sounds Smart is now a part of Infinity Kids. A warm welcome to our new families and staff!

Occupational Therapy

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Occupational Therapy vs Physical Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) have definite overlap in their jobs. Each discipline aims to improve their clients’ quality of life and overall functioning. Both provide hands on care that is individualized based on their client’s needs. OT’s and PT’s will often treat the same conditions. So, how do you know what kinds of therapy are appropriate …

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What Are the Conditions that Can Be Treated with Pediatric Occupational Therapy?

Would your child benefit from occupational therapy intervention? Here are conditions treated with occupational therapy: Fine motor challenges could present with: Difficulty manipulating toys and puzzles, holding a pencil, using silverware or straws at an age-appropriate time, using scissors, using zippers, buttons, shoelaces, coloring, drawing, tracing, prewriting shapes, poor handwriting, letter/number formation, or avoiding tasks and games that …

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What Does a Pediatric Occupational Therapist Do?

Therapists who work in pediatric settings have a special role in the development or healing of children with injuries, developmental delays, or chronic conditions that affect their development. A pediatric occupational therapist focuses on helping children develop the skills they need to grow into functional, independent adults. Incorporating play into practice as a way of motivating …

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