Front Range Pediatric Therapies

Occupational Therapy

Front Range Pediatric Therapies has been serving the Colorado Springs area with high quality speech-language services in the home and community for a number of years. We have expanded our practice over the past year to include skilled occupational therapy to better serve our families. This allows for improved coordination of care between your child’s providers and physician. Please contact us to discuss services or scheduling an evaluation. Occupational Therapy is the practice of improving skills; such as gross motor, fine motor, and visual motor skills, to teach greater independence across a variety of occupational performance areas. Pediatric occupational therapists use preferred activities and play-based techniques to motivate children to engage in challenging activities, complete strengthening exercises, and teach self-regulation techniques.

Occupational Therapy Can Provide the Following Services & Address the Following Areas:

  • Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Evaluations
  • Fine motor delays & hand weakness
  • Handwriting delays or difficulties
  • Utilize the “Handwriting Without Tears” program for preschool-5th grade
  • Difficulty with balance, coordination, and/or timing skills
  • Poor motor planning skills
  • Poor executive functioning skills; organization, time management, following directions
  • Identify sensory processing difficulties
  • Teach sensory strategies for calming and focusing your child (regulation)
  • Teach emotional regulation (ALERT program, Zones of Regulation, etc)
  • Play-based approach to achieving developmental milestones
  • Implement multi-sensory learning strategies
  • Comprehensive Feeding
  • Therapy Evaluations
  • Play-based approach to Feeding Therapy
  • Parent/Caregiver education within treatment sessions for optimal carryover
  • Development of Home Programs and Sensory Diets as needed

 

Contact us for additional details.

Occupational Therapy