Case study for occupational therapy

Ari* is a 7 year old with a diagnosis of autism (ASD), who was referred to our clinic for occupational therapy evaluation. His pediatrician recommended our clinic since we specialize in treatment of children with ASD and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. His parents were concerned that Ari had sensory, fine motor and attention deficits…

Occupational Therapy Can Benefit Children with Autism

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) defines occupational therapy as a “skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Occupational therapy assists people in developing the ‘skills for the job of living’ necessary for independent and satisfying lives”. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Autism spectrum disorder is a serious neurodevelopmental…

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy, sometimes referred to as OT, is a health profession which assists individuals with motor issues and behavior challenges in mastering purposeful activities of daily living.  Speech & Occupational Therapy of North Texas provides pediatric occupational therapy at its Plano and Frisco clinics. In our clinics, Master’s level occupational therapists with extensive pediatric experience…