Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists (OT) are regulated healthcare professionals who help individuals participate in everyday activities in the areas of:

  • Self care (toileting, feeding, dressing)
  • Productivity (daycare, school and work)
  • Leisure and play

At the Child Development Centre, our occupational therapists work in multidisciplinary teams to provide assessment and intervention to children and their families. Service may be provided in one or more of the following areas:

  • Fine motor or hand skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Self-care skills
  • Wheelchair prescription and specialized equipment
  • Home and vehicle accessibility
  • School issues including school transition, accessibility and equipment

All occupational therapists at CDC are registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. For information on Occupational Therapy, check out the following links:

  • www.coto.org.ca
  • www.caot.ca
  • www.osot.on.ca