Wants to do (interests, hobbies, play)
Has to do (e.g. eat, toilet, dress)
Is expected to do (reading, writing, academics)
Occupational Therapy aims to help a person achieve success in their life occupations. It focuses on the main occupations of:
The therapist carefully analyses the sensory, physical, cognitive and behavioral aspects causing the child to have difficulties in his/her life occupations.
Intervention is then targeted at the weak areas to improve the underlying skills. Intervention looks at a combination of:
We use Interactive Metronome® (IM), an innovative computer-based neurotherapy program that helps
strengthen the brain's ability to synchronize thought and movement to a steady metronome beat.
IM provides real-time feedback – measured to the millisecond – indicating whether the patient is hitting before, after or in sync with the beat. The overall goal of IM training is to improve timing in the brain – what we call Neurotiming – through rhythm and repetition.