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Astoria

Great Neck

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9 years of service already

We also provide Speech Therapy services.

Aimed to help your entire family

Private evaluations available

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WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?

Occupational Therapy is a discipline that aims to promote health by enabling people to perform meaningful and purposeful activities. Occupation of a child includes play, self-care, and school work. Occupational Therapy touches on all aspects of a child’s growth and development and addresses physiological, social and environmental factors that affects your child 's ability to function in its environment.  These areas include but are not limited to sensory processing dysfunction, dressing, bathing, playing, academic activities, writing, eye hand/fine motor coordination  and visual perceptual skills, as well as, addressing psychological and psychosocial problems that may affect his/her independence in the home, community and school.

Your child may benefit from occupational therapy if you notice problems in:

  • Fine Motor Coordination

  • Eye Hand Coordination

  • Hand Writing/Use of Writing Implement

  • Meeting Developmental Milestones

  • Sitting

  • Dressing

  • Interacting With Peers

  • Feeding

  • Utilizing Scissors

  • Appropriate Play With Toys

  • Difficulty Integrating Visual Information

  • Sensory Integration

  • Hyperactivity

  • Hypoactivity    

Assistance is offered to our families with splinting, recommending and ordering any assistive technology or adaptive equipment that your child may need.

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