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Pediatric Occupational Therapy

All three of our FYZICAL East Lansing, Delta & DeWitt clinics offer comprehensive Pediatric Occupational Therapy as well as:

Our Pediatric Occupational Therapists can identify and treat difficulties that interfere with a child's ability to perform functional daily living skills, academic skills, and peer activities. The evaluation consists of a parent interview, standardized testing, informal assessment, and play-based interaction to determine the child's current fine motor, visual perceptual, and sensory-motor abilities. Treatment sessions are individualized and focused on improving fine motor skills, handwriting, body awareness, attention/focus, arousal level, sensory processing, and self-help. Home exercise programs are also provided to promote carryover of skills.

Motor & Sensory Conditions Treated:

  • Fine motor challenges
  • Sensory processing challenges
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Congenital disorders (e.g., Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy)
  • Orthopedic conditions and upper extremity problems/disorders
  • Upper extremity orthotic fabrication and fitting
  • Handwriting delays
  • Visual-motor/perceptual delays
  • Developmental delays
  • Feeding disorders
  • Generalized weakness
  • Feeding disorders