Early Intervention

Early Intervention to support children’s development so they can move, play, thrive, and reach their developmental milestones.

Installing Sensory Integration Swings – Part 1/ 3

  [maxbutton name=”Subscribe to Blog Red”] **Please note all ideas shared in this blog post are to be done at your own risk or discretion. It’s recommended to have an engineer or contractor assess your ceiling structure to determine whether it is safe and sturdy. During OT sessions, parents often want ideas they can replicate …

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Intensive Treatment Blocks

Why we provide an intensive model of treatment at ot4kids, London?  Traditionally, Occupational therapists treat children 1-2 times per week, oftentimes for years.  We prefer to provide intensive blocks of treatment for children receiving OT. Research from the SPD Foundation indicates that children actually benefit more from intensive blocks of treatment.  This is the chosen …

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSESSMENT – What’s it all about?

Parents often wonder what’s involved in an occupational therapy assessment?  This really varies amongst Occupational Therapists based on our experience and interests, what the parents want  the child’s individual needs.  In my practice, this is how it generally goes.   PHONE CALL: Initially, parents call and we have a phone conversation where they tell me …

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Sensory Processing – Early Warning Signs for Babies

In my practice I work with many children with sensory processing difficulties that are identified during their school years.  These children may struggle with concentrating in class, coping with transitions or changes, or playing with peers.  They can be clumsy, have difficulty holding a pencil or writing, awkward with their movements, or be either withdrawn …

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