Occupational Therapy

Our highly trained pediatric occupational therapy staff utilizes the unparalleled array of equipment within our clinics. Our therapists have the ability to address the OT needs of the child in a unique and engaging environment. We specialize in the following needs:

  • Sensory Integration/Processing (tactile, vestibular, proprioceptive, auditory)
  • Self regulation
  • Praxis
  • Motor planning
  • Sequencing
  • Bilateral coordination
  • Fine motor coordination
  • Dexterity
  • Projected action sequences
  • Ocular motor skills
  • Therapeutic feeding
  • Oral motor skills

 

How do you know if OT can help your child?

Our Occupational Therapy Screening Tool is a great way to determine if pediatric occupational therapy (OT) is right for your child and can help him/her meet life's challenges. Your child may benefit from occupational therapy intervention if he/she has experienced or is experiencing any of the issues below. Below are some of the key areas we specialize in. Call today to discuss how we can address the specific needs of your child.

  1. Avoids touching or being touched (especially if unexpected), dislikes getting dirty, seems unaware of pain, and/or displays upset with daily routine tasks such as dressing, bathing, washing hair, cutting nails, etc.
  2. Seems clumsy or uncoordinated (taking longer than expected to learn motor skills, bumps into other people or objects in the environment, falls often, etc.)
  3. Poor eye contact or difficulty interacting with adults/peers
  4. Covers ears, becomes upset, or complains about loud noises
  5. Difficulty following verbal directions or completing steps of daily routines
  6. Limited diet (does not eat certain food textures or temperatures, gags on food, etc.)
  7. Avoid movement activities such as swings, slides, hesitates on curbs or uneven surfaces, etc.
  8. Appears to be in constant motion, fidgety, difficult time sitting still
  9. Overly rough when playing
  10. Difficulty imitating actions
  11. Unsafe in community or at home
  12. Disruptive behaviors-impulsive, limited attention, resistive to new activities/changes in routine, difficulty moving from one activity to another, gives up easily, difficulty calming self

 

Call today to find out more about our Pediatric Occupational Therapy services.

Our Parent's Story

Testimonial

"Every Wednesday that we come, Charlie benefits from his therapy sessions. His development is so improved and I have to thank the wonderful staff of Pediatric Advanced Therapy for helping him."

Elizabeth R., Mooresville

Visit PAT

PAT Office
  • MOORESVILLE LOCATION

    134 Infield Ct
    Mooresville, NC 28117

  • CHARLOTTE LOCATION

    2520 Whitehall Park Drive
    Suite 350
    Charlotte, NC 28273

  • SALISBURY LOCATION

    129 Woodson St
    Salisbury, NC 28144

  • HOURS OF OPERATION

  • Monday - Friday7:00am - 6:30pm