Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapist helps learners to participate fully in activities of normal everyday life.  We work with the learner to develop, improve or restore his/her ability and function.  We are trained in selecting & administering specific activities and interventions to promote the development of individual skills for self-care, play and learning.

What are some of the things Occupational Therapist work on?


  • Hand Eye co-ordination

  • Fine and gross motor skills

  • Balance and co-ordination

  • Body awareness

  • Sensory processing and integration

  • Attention Deficit Disorders

  • Development delays

  • Self care activities

  • Visual perception delays

  • Cognitive skills

  • Neuroligcal impairments

  • Autism and Asberger's Syndrome



How can Occupational Therapist help the learner?

The OT will evaulate the learner using learner observations, interviews with the parent and standardized assessment tools.  These evaluations will indicate in which areas of functioning and development the learner experiencing difficulties in.  After evaluation, we will provide recommendations specific to the learner.  we will develop an individualized plan to help the learner develop, improve and integrate the areas of difficulties thereby enabling the learner to function at his/her maximum potential.

Speech Therapy

Speech-Language pathologists (SLP) help develop their communication abilities as we; as treat speech, language, swallowing, and voice disorders.  Their sevices include prevention, identification, evaluation, treatment andrehabilitation.  Speech-language therapy is the management for nearly all children and adults with speech and/or language disorders.

A speech disorder refers to a difficulty with the actual production of sounds, whereas a language disorder refers to a difficulty undestanding or puttin words together to communicate ideas.

Thearpy should commence as early as possible.  Children, who attend therapy early in their development i.e. younger than 3 years, are likely to have improved results than those who start therapy afterwards.

Children and adults might need speech-language therapy for a variety of reasons:


  • hearing impairments

  • cognitive or other developmental delays

  • stuttering

  • weak oral muscles

  • birth defects - cleft lip or cleft palate

  • Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebal palsy and other neurological and developmental disorders

  • motor planning problems

  • feeding and swollowing disorders - include problems gathering food and getting ready to suck, chew, or swollow it.

  • Traumatic brain injury - car accidents or assaults that resulted in trauma to the head.