Pediatric Occupational Therapy
600 Somerset Avenue
Windber, PA 15963
A child’s “job” or occupation is to play, interact with children, and explore their surrounding environment. Because children’s bodies are growing and their minds are developing, their needs and challenges are unique from those of adults. Pediatric occupational therapy helps children gain independence and strengthen their ability to perform daily activities at home, in school, and socially. Our therapists may address sensory, social, behavioral, motor, and environmental issues.
Pediatric occupational therapists focus on children’s occupations—including play, school, and home—and how children function and develop in those specific environments. Their goal is to help children gain greater independence in all areas of their occupations.
Several intervention techniques are utilized to help each individual child meet their goals and gain better independence in their environment, including: