[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1629745076527{padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1629742186494{padding-top: 30px !important;}” offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-2 vc_col-lg-8 vc_col-md-offset-2 vc_col-md-8″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Does My Child Need Occupational Therapy?” heading_tag=”h1″ spacer=”line_only” spacer_position=”bottom” line_height=”4″ main_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;margin-bottom:20px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Baloo Bhai 2|font_call:Baloo+Bhai+2″ el_class=”accent-border-color” line_width=”200″][/ultimate_heading][vc_custom_heading text=”You may ask does my child may need occupational therapy and the answer is yes. Occupational Therapy helps children with gross motor skills, fine motor skills, visual processing skills, executive functioning skills, sensory processing, social skills, and play skills. Occupational Therapy can help your child independently participate in day to day tasks at home, school, and the community. We are here to help your children learn the necessary skills to enhance their independence for each milestone of their lives.

Your child may benefit from occupational therapy services if they are not developing skills that are common during a particular age. All children are different and develop skills at their own pace, but if you have concerns you may contact our occupational therapist to consult with!” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:16|text_align:left|line_height:1.5″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1659538414933{padding-top: 30px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1629747481611{margin-top: 50px !important;}”][vc_column offset=”vc_hidden-sm vc_hidden-xs”][vc_custom_heading text=”Signs to look for:” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:30|text_align:left|line_height:1.5″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1629749639644{padding-top: 30px !important;}”]

[vc_tour interval=”5″ style=”tab-style-two”][vc_tab title=”Executive Functioning Skills” tab_id=”69b71248-2c3b-3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629753832319{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Executive functioning skills require complex thinking and focused attention. If your child is struggling with executive functioning skills, they may have difficulty with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Transitioning to a new task” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Regulating their emotions (meltdowns/tantrums)” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Completing a basic daily task due to lack of attention” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Completing school work due to being tired” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Learning new material” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Proper letter and number formation” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Managing hyperactivity or low energy” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_single_image image=”58336″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Fine Motor Skills” tab_id=”6466af0d-0559-2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629749170541{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Fine motor skills are the detailed and coordinated movements performed with thumb and fingers. If your child is struggling with fine motor skills, they may have difficulty with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Holding a pencil” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Using utensils to feed themselves by age appropriate time” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Using scissors” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Using shoelaces, buttons, zippers and opening containers” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Coloring, tracing, drawing” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Prewriting strokes and shapes” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Number formation or hand writing due to improper grasp” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Lack of hand dominance by appropriate age” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Manipulating toys” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Avoiding tasks that require the use of fine motor skills” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_single_image image=”58378″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Sensory Processing” tab_id=”1629747643686-2-4″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629749133468{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Sensory Processing is the ability to interpret information that we receive from the environment through our senses. Your child may have sensory processing challenges if they are:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Overly sensitive to sound, movement, touch” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Presenting with unusually high or low pain threshold” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Constantly needing to jump, move, crash, rub against things” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Emotionally reactive in a stimulating environment” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Distracted by auditory or visual stimuli” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Unable to cope with change” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Not able to calm or soothe themselves when upset” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Having challenges with table time/quiet time” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_single_image image=”58364″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Gross Motor Skills” tab_id=”1629747750183-3-10″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629749185677{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Gross Motor skills help us to coordinate the movement of our arms, legs, and other body parts in order to perform larger movements. A child behind in gross motor skills may appear uncoordinated or clumsy. If your child is struggling with gross motor skills, they may have difficulty with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Tummy time which impacts their ability to meet rolling, sitting, crawling milestones” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Walking in coordinated and purposeful manner (toe walking)” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Sitting appropriately (W sitting)” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Participating in recess, gym, or sports during or outside of school” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Balancing” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Throwing and catching a ball” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Crossing midline during play” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629746747010{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Children with gross motor skills may also have poor muscle tone resulting in greater effort to participate in larger body movements. You may notice they fatigue more quickly.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”58388″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Visual Processing” tab_id=”1629748248071-4-6″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629749199813{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Visual processing is how we understand and make sense of things in our visual field. The brain interprets visual information and processes what is seen. If your child is struggling with visual processing skills, they may have difficulty with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Recognizing letters” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Correct spacing and sizing of letter formation” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Copying shapes or letters” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Visual tracking/crossing midline” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Finding objects among other objects” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Copying things from board at school” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Understanding left and right” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Keeping place when reading” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_single_image image=”58381″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Social and Play Skills” tab_id=”1629750300432-5-2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629748572066{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Social and play skills help a child to learn problem-solving, gain self-confidence, and make sense of the world. If your child is struggling with play skills they may have difficulty with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Self-directed play requiring an adult for guidance” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Imitative play” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Copying shapes or letters” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Jumping from task to task” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Appropriate exploration of toy use” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Joining in play with peers or family members” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Sharing and taking turns” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Eye contact or expressing themselves through non-verbal cues” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Sharing and taking turns” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_single_image image=”58376″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1629745094521{padding-top: 50px !important;}”][vc_column offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Executive Functioning Skills” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:50px;margin-bottom:30px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” el_class=”accent-border-color”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629744192788{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]

Executive functioning skills require complex thinking and focused attention. If your child is struggling with executive functioning skills, they may have difficulty with:

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Transitioning to a new task” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Regulating their emotions (meltdowns/tantrums)” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Completing a basic daily task due to lack of attention” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Completing school work due to being tired” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Learning new material” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Proper letter and number formation” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Managing hyperactivity or low energy” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_single_image image=”58336″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1629745663155{padding-top: 30px !important;}”][vc_column offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Sensory Processing” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:50px;margin-bottom:30px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” el_class=”accent-border-color”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629745418353{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]

Sensory Processing is the ability to interpret information that we receive from the environment through our senses. Your child may have sensory processing challenges if they are:

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Overly sensitive to sound, movement, touch” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Presenting with unusually high or low pain threshold” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Constantly needing to jump, move, crash, rub against things” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Emotionally reactive in a stimulating environment” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Distracted by auditory or visual stimuli” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Unable to cope with change” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Not able to calm or soothe themselves when upset” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Having challenges with table time/quiet time” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_single_image image=”58364″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1629745663155{padding-top: 30px !important;}”][vc_column offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Gross Motor Skills” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:50px;margin-bottom:30px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” el_class=”accent-border-color”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629746536189{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Gross Motor skills help us to coordinate the movement of our arms, legs, and other body parts in order to perform larger movements. A child behind in gross motor skills may appear uncoordinated or clumsy. If your child is struggling with gross motor skills, they may have difficulty with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Tummy time which impacts their ability to meet rolling, sitting, crawling milestones” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Walking in coordinated and purposeful manner (toe walking)” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Sitting appropriately (W sitting)” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Participating in recess, gym, or sports during or outside of school” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Balancing” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Throwing and catching a ball” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Crossing midline during play” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629746747010{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Children with gross motor skills may also have poor muscle tone resulting in greater effort to participate in larger body movements. You may notice they fatigue more quickly.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_single_image image=”58388″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1629745663155{padding-top: 30px !important;}”][vc_column offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Fine Motor Skills” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:50px;margin-bottom:30px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” el_class=”accent-border-color”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629746816264{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Fine motor skills are the detailed and coordinated movements performed with thumb and fingers. If your child is struggling with fine motor skills, they may have difficulty with:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119820″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Holding a pencil” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Using utensils to feed themselves by age appropriate time” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Using scissors” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Using shoelaces, buttons, zippers and opening containers” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Coloring, tracing, drawing” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_color=”#119820″ font_size_icon=”10″ icon_border_style=”solid” icon_border_size=”1″ border_color=”#119829″ eg_br_style=”none”][info_list_item list_title=”Prewriting strokes and shapes” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Number formation or hand writing due to improper grasp” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Lack of hand dominance by appropriate age” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Manipulating toys” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Avoiding tasks that require the use of fine motor skills” heading_tag=”p” list_icon=”icomoon-the7-font-the7-plus-04″ title_font=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” title_font_line_height=”desktop:20px;”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_single_image image=”58378″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” css_animation=”fadeIn”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1629745663155{padding-top: 30px !important;}”][vc_column offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Visual Processing Skills” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:50px;margin-bottom:30px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;” el_class=”accent-border-color”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1629748040420{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Visual processing is how we understand and make sense of things in our visual field. The brain interprets visual information and processes what is seen. 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