Children don’t have employment, but that doesn’t mean they are without an occupation. A child’s ‘job’ is playing. Play is absolutely critical to learning, social development and co-ordination skills. That’s where occupational therapy comes in.
What Does Occupational Therapy Do?
A child occupational therapist can help a young person develop the skills to better enjoy playtime. They can help the child enjoy learning at school and develop the skills in a child which will facilitate more engaged participation in new activities. All this leads to a better quality of life for your child.
When should you consider an Occupational Therapy Assessment for your Child?
Many people have questions about the best method of care for their children. Occupational therapy might be right for your child if they exhibit any of the following signs: