What's Typical

Could He/She Benefit from Occupational Therapy?

The skill development of young babies and children progresses along a continuum, where early automatic and random movements gradually become more specific and purposeful and where later, mature movement, vision and play behaviours depend on the development of earlier sensory and body movement skills.

The Occupational Therapist Assesses and Develops

  • Hand skills
  • Visual skills
  • Regulation – Co-regulation to help develop self-regulation
  • Daily occupations (including problems in one or more of these)
  • Play
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Feeding
  • Sleep

All children develop differently but could yours benefit from Occupational Therapy?

We have compiled a series of checklists for different age groups. If your child is experiencing difficulty in three or more of the areas listed Occupational Therapy may be beneficial.