Under the guidance of Dr. Sheheryar Jovindah

"Occupational Therapists work with people of all ages, helping them to carry out the activities that they need or want to do in order to lead healthy and fulfilling lives."
( British Association of Occupational Therapists.)

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a healthcare profession that aims to help an individual achieve success in those tasks that occupy their time on a daily basis. For children this typically means playing and learning as well as eating, getting dressed, grooming and so on.

An OT provides carefully designed challenges (therapeutic and/or purposeful activities) and assistive technology to build and assist developmental skills.

Occupational Therapy Developmental Skills:

  • Sensory processing (taste, smell, hearing, touch, vision, movement, internal body awareness, attention span and arousal level)
  • Fine and gross motor skills (including all physical milestones to individual skills)
  • Skills for Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  • Hand-writing
  • Visual perception
  • Motor planning and co-ordination

Assessment Areas:

  • Physical/Development evaluation
  • Sensory processing
  • Balance, coordination and visual perception skills
  • Fine motor and gross motor evaluation
  • Hand Dexterity / Hand-writing skills
  • Self-care skills
  • Social and play skills

Treatment Conditions

Occupational Therapy focuses on the treatment of physical, sensory, or cognitive disabilities including:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Children with genetic conditions/syndromes
  • Developmental Delay/Learning Difficulties
  • Developmental Co-ordination Disorder / Dyspraxia
  • Visual Perceptual Difficulties
  • Poor Social Skills