ELEVATE
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services: Elevate Littles

Occupational therapy can help children of all ages (birth to 21 years old) improve motor, sensory, cognitive, social, and visual skills to enhance independence, self-esteem and quality of life. We strive to facilitate increased independence and participation in daily activities to help your child thrive at home, at school and within the community. Through evaluation, an individualized treatment program is developed to address the child’s skills needed for play, daily activities, school performance and what is developmentally appropriate to foster learning, social skills and overall development.

Who May Benefit?

We have extensive training and experience treating the following conditions:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • ADD/ADHD 
  • behavior/self-regulation difficulties
  • cerebral palsy
  • developmental delays 
  • Down syndrome 
  • hypotonia 
  • failure to thrive/feeding difficulties 
  • genetic disorders
  • learning disorders and cognitive deficits 
  • plagiocephaly 
  • retained primitive reflexes 
  • sensory processing disorders 
  • toe walking 
  • torticollis 
  • traumatic brain injuries
  • neurological
  • musculoskeletal disorders 

Intervention and Treatment Strategies

Treatment is evidenced based and unique to your child to promote high quality, family centered care. We’re here to support you and your child. Intervention and treatment strategies may include the following:

  • Attention to tasks/Focusing
  • Behavior/self-regulation skills
  • Bilateral Integration skills
  • Cognitive processing
  • Executive Functioning Skills
  • Fine motor strength/coordination
  • Feeding Therapy: “Picky Eaters” & food aversions
  • Neuromuscular Development Treatment
  • Parent Education
  • Praxis/Motor Planning
  • Primitive Reflex integration
  • Self-help skills
  • Sensory Integration
  • Social skills
  • Strengthening and endurance
  • Visual Motor/perceptual skills
  • Parent education classes coming soon!

 

LSVT BIG
(Parkinson’s Disease Treatment program)

Our occupational therapist is certified in LSVT BIG. This evidence-based treatment program is designed for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological conditions. The LSVT BIG protocol consists of 60-minute sessions completed in the clinic four days per week for four weeks and each patient is given a home exercise program for carryover at home to ensure success. General strengthening, endurance, ADL retraining and cognitive therapy Following an illness or injury, Elevate OT evaluates and uses a client-centered treatment plan to improve independence and facilitate participation in meaningful activities (occupations).

Common conditions we treat:

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Other neurological disorders

Education

Elevate OT services include education specific to:

  • Joint Protection
  • Ergonomics
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Energy Conservation
  • Safety
  • Caregiver Education
  • Parent Education (Elevate Littles)