The therapists work on skills that allow for improved function in the classroom and at home. The therapist’s work on upper extremity and core strengthening, coordinated movement patterns, and timing. A strong core, body awareness, and the ability to move one’s body efficiently helps set the foundation for self-esteem and awareness.
We teach proper handwriting, keyboarding, and technology skills to maximize educational written expression. We do this so children can concentrate on their ability to communicate effectively and not be frustrated with learning due to hand fatigue and/or the inability to control a pencil.
We strengthen visual perceptual and visual motor weaknesses. Through exercises and worksheets, children learn to perceive proper letter formation, size, spacing and letter on the line orientation for written work.
We teach functional strategies to improve wellness and reduce stress, maintain calm, and improve organizational skills. We help to provide strategies to overcome environmental barriers to education for the individual.