Occupational Therapy

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy is the use of everyday activities to develop, recover, or maintain the ability  participate in the things that people do everyday.  For children this includes, playing, success in school, and self-care skills.  Occupational therapy addresses these areas of childrens’ lives by improving their fine and gross motor skills, motor planning, sensory processing skills, visual motor skills, upper body strength, body tone, endurance and self-care skills. Occupational Therapy requires a comprehensive evaluation/assessment in order to develop a individualized treatment plan for each or our clients.

Occupational Therapy at MLee

The Occupational Therapists at MLee are nationally board certified by the American Occupational Therapy Association and fully licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Occupational Therapy.   The OTs at MLee focus on the integration of fine/gross motor skills, reflexes, and sensory information in order to help children learn and behave as expected.   (Tell how the OTs at MLee are UNIQUE)

What is the MLee Approach to Occupational Therapy?

Each clinician at MLee undergoes extensive training in a variety of treatment approaches.  The occupational therapists at MLee use a multi-sensory approaches of treatment for the following types of patients.

  • Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Dyspraxia
  • Gross Motor Deficits
  • Fine Motor Deficits
  • Handwriting Difficulties
  • Visual Perception Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Down Syndrome

The Occupational Therapists at MLee are trained and/or certified in the following treatment approaches:

  • Sensory Integrations & Praxis Test (SiPT)
  • Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI)
  • Integrated Listening Systems (iLS)
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Interactive Metronome (IM)