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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy focuses on breaking down tasks and activities clients encounter on a daily basis and helps to address them in ways that are meaningful to the child through play activities.

The Benefits of Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy (OT) can offer numerous benefits for children by addressing a range of developmental, physical, cognitive, and sensory challenges. Here are some key benefits of occupational therapy for children:

  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills Development
    OT helps children develop and improve their fine motor skills, such as handwriting, cutting, and buttoning, as well as gross motor skills like balance and coordination.
  • Sensory Processing
    Occupational therapists work with children to address sensory processing issues, helping them better manage and respond to sensory stimuli, such as touch, sound, and movement.
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Skills
    OT assists children in developing independence in daily activities like dressing, grooming, and feeding. This is particularly beneficial for children with physical or developmental challenges.
  • Handwriting Improvement
    Occupational therapists can work on improving a child’s handwriting skills, ensuring they can effectively and legibly communicate through writing.
  • Cognitive Skills Enhancement
    OT activities often focus on enhancing cognitive skills, such as attention, memory, problem-solving, and executive functioning.
  • Social Skills Development
    Occupational therapists may incorporate social skills training to help children interact with peers, develop friendships, and navigate social situations more effectively.
  • Behavioral Strategies
    For children with behavioral challenges, OT can provide strategies to manage behaviors, promote self-regulation, and improve emotional regulation.
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence Building
    Success in occupational therapy activities can boost a child’s self-esteem and confidence, fostering a positive attitude toward challenges.

It’s important to note that the specific benefits will vary depending on the individual needs and challenges of each child. Occupational therapy is often tailored to address the unique circumstances of each child, promoting overall growth and development.

ABA Therapy Clinic Locations

ABC Therapy Clinic Locations

We are proud to offer multiple clinic-based therapy centers. This allows us to help a greater number of patients and provide convenience for their families. We currently have ABA therapy locations in:

Alternative ABA Therapy Options

Alternative ABA Therapy Options

If in-clinic ABA therapy is not your child’s best learning environment, we are proud to offer in-home ABA therapy sessions.

Contact an ABC Therapy Clinics center near you today or fill out our online form to get started!

Clinic-Based ABA Therapy Near Me

Looking for an occupational therapy clinic in Illinois?

ABC Therapy Clinics are therapy centers offering clinic-based occupational therapy and other ABA services for children with autism spectrum disorder and various developmental delays. With multiple therapy center locations and options, it is easy to find a solution that works best for your child.

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The Future is Bright With ABC Therapy Clinics

At ABC, we are here to help both clients – and their families – every step of the way. Getting started has never been easier, even if you are new to the process. Ready to provide your child with the support they need?

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