Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is meant to help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. An occupational therapist can evaluate an individual's ability to participate in activities of daily living and compare them to what's developmentally appropriate for their age and unique needs. Our therapists utilize evidence based interventions for the following: sensory processing disorders, motor planning/apraxia, decreased gross/fine motor skills, decreased postural stability, decreased visual motor integration, developmental delays, feeding and oral motor skills, appropriate play and social skills,and for helping individuals recover from injury. The occupational therapists also support adults who experience physical and cognitive injuries and changes to successfully navigate everyday activities.

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Our Services

  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
  • Sensory Integration
  • Motor Planning/Apraxia
  • Hand Writing
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Feeding Therapy
  • Swallowing
  • Social Skills
  • Perceptual Processing Skills
  • Visual Motor Integration
  • Occulomotor/Vision Training
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Cognitive/Memory Skills
  • Play Development
  • Assistive Technology
  •  Family Collaboration and Individualized Treatment Opportunities
    We are dedicated to helping children and adults fully access activities of daily living, school curriculum and social interactions to their maximum potential. Providing comprehensive assessment and a treatment plan that focuses on each individual’s areas of need, we offer our clients the opportunity to grow and develop independent play skills and peer interactions, sensory integration skills, fine and gross motor skills as well as cognitive abilities.  
  • Professional Growth and Support
    Our Occupational Therapy service providers are accomplished in a wide range of specialized areas and many have earned certification in unique methodologies, including but not limited to Sensory Motor Integration, Neurodevelopmental Technique, Handwriting without Tears, the Alert Program, FloorTime, Feeding Therapy, Vision Therapy, and ergonomic design/home modifications.
  • Uniquely Trained and Skilled Clinicians

    Our occupational therapy providers are licensed by the state of California and certified by the National Board of Occupational Therapists.  Professional development and life-long learning are highly valued at SLEA so that we can assure treatment is based on current research and best practices.   

Occupational Therapy Resources

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) educates the public and advances the profession by providing resources, setting standards, and serving as an advocate to improve health care.

The SPD Foundation is a world leader in research, education, and advocacy for Sensory Processing Disorder, a neurological condition that disrupts the daily lives of many children and adults. 

Therapists and Educators working together for Better Futures

Interdisciplinary support and collaborative services to meet the unique needs of our clients