Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Good Shepherd’s Pediatric Occupational Therapy Program helps children achieve independence in their daily lives.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy is coordinated by a team of experienced occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants, who develop a treatment program designed to meet your family’s goals.  The objective of occupational therapy is to promote age-appropriate developmental skills.

Good Shepherd Pediatric Occupational Therapy Program highlights:

  • Occupational therapy can help with activities of daily living, such as dressing and feeding, writing, toileting, or transferring to a bed, toilet or tub.
  • Enhance fine motor development.
  • Improve coordination and upper-extremity function.
  • Sensory integration
  • Strengthen muscles.
  • Have helpful adaptive devices fabricated for you.
  • Receive cognitive perceptual motor training.
  • Learn to use durable medical equipment (DME), such as commodes and tub seats.
  • Receive vital education on how to live with maximum independence and function.
  • Participate in Good Shepherd’s social skills group.
  • Interactive metronome
  • Pediatric assistive technology
  • In the RJ Foundation Mobility Center, you can be fitted for a wheelchair or learn wheelchair skills.
  • Other highlights include custom splinting and casting, sensory stimulation, cognitive, perceptual and motor training, visual retraining and home exercise programs.

For more information about inpatient or outpatient occupational therapy at Good Shepherd, contact us or call 1-888-44-REHAB (73422) or Request an Appointment.