Park Slope, Brooklyn
Pediatric occupational therapy facilitates a child's ability to engage in life roles of family member, student, and friend. Often a child experiences excessive difficulty engaging in family routinesand gatherings. Peer events such as birthday parties may be the opposite of fun. And engaging in preschool/school activities may be avoided or cause for tantrums. Learning how to ride a tricycle/bicycle or play catch seems harder than is typical for other children of the same age. Teachers may complain that your child has difficulty paying attention and focusing on tasks. Pre-writing/writing, drawing may be extra difficult. These are some of the many issues that may impact your child's ability to engage in the world comfortably and with confidence. Occupational therapy may help.
Some thoughts as fall approaches Here are some tips to help your child get ready for school in the fall: