When you have a child who is struggling at home and daycare/school, you want answers and solutions that work and feel right for your family. You want to feel empowered to guide your child to make tangible progress in ability, regulation, connection, and confidence.
Look no further, when you start occupational therapy at Kiddo Active Therapy, you’re joining a program focused on fostering childhood skills that make a difference today. Plus provides a foundation for the future.
Kiddo Active Therapy offers a unique approach to occupational therapy. Working with your child in a sensory-motor gym setting our team will use play and connection to meet your child's goals. By providing comprehensive support for parents and caregivers our therapists equip your child's team for ongoing carryover into your child's many environments and relationship. Just some of the things we address:
Increasing strength in fine and gross muscles
Navigating big emotions
Exploring sensory activities to better tolerate textures, movement, and noise
Calming the mind and body
Practicing patience, concentration, and following directions
Fostering social skills
THE KIDDO ACTIVE WAY
We believe in creativity and coaching! Kiddo Active Therapy believes that an engaging environment, creative play and strong relationships provide a long list of benefits including calming the mind, challenging the body, and increasing motivation to work on new skills. Creative play will capture your child's interest and engagement and coaching through our interactive online platform will allow you to bring the fun home.
Gym sessions are just one piece of the OT puzzle. Success hinges on empowering you as the parent with specific strategies to support your child in the big and small moments. Providing parents with the space to ask questions and receive coaching means that therapy time continues across environments. We don’t offer one-size-fits-all approaches or unrealistic promises of magical one-hour a week sessions. What we offer is a comprehensive program that targets change for your child and family.
PACKAGES FOR INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT
Basic: This package focuses on sensory gym-based treatment sessions with limited opportunities for communication between sessions. This package works best for families who are fairly independent with team communication and home implementation. Standard: Our most frequently recommended package because it offers the ideal combination of sensory gym-based sessions and ongoing, interactive family guidance. Pro: With this package you immerse your family in a transformational program to quickly see significant improvement for your child. You won’t need to figure it out yourself – together we tackle your concerns big and small and get to work across multiple settings to help your child be more successful in everyday life.
WHAT YOU'RE GETTING
Packaged services because consistent, comprehensive OT is effective!
We intentionally only offer our individual occupational therapy sessions as a bundled package to ensure you receive all essential elements to create real and lasting change. It’s a combination backed by research: powerful play-based sessions, carryover to the home, and effective communication and collaboration.
By packaging services, we make sure things don’t get missed, achieve higher levels of commitment, and have the flexibility to to customize your program. You’ll be surprised how much easier it is to use and schedule those important parent consult conversations when it's already included in your program.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: Comprehensive and specialized assessments Individualized treatment plans Consultations for home, school, daycare or equipment adaptation School and daycare visits Group activities Education and training for caregivers, educators and other professionals
TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR: Gross motor Fine motor Sensory integration Visual motor Visual perception School and play skill development Handwriting and computer skills Therapeutic Listening
SUMMARY OF SERVICES: Evaluation – An assessment visit of 2-hours with the child and caregiver to complete play-based clinic observations and standardized testing when appropriate. The evaluation includes a written report and a follow up discussion with caregivers. The report discusses the results of standardized testing and clinical observations, explaining in detail the links between observations and theory, and includes the established treatment objectives and plan.
Infant Evaluation – An assessment visit of 1 hour with the infant and caregivers to complete interview and play based clinical observations, including standardized testing if appropriate. Includes initial recommendations and establishing treatment objectives and plan.
Intervention session – A treatment session typically lasts for 60-minutes. Parents are encouraged to stay and observe the sessions. The parents will be given an opportunity to ask questions and discuss treatment with the therapist at the end of the session. Treatment sessions are also available in a daycare and school environment
Consultation session – A therapist visit to a home, daycare or school is possible to assist in evaluating and providing support in the child’s environment.
Evaluation and treatment times and objectives can be tailored on a case-by-case basis if there is a need. Please contact the clinic for more information.
Group Activities – Group intervention sessions are available for a variety of treatment objectives, such as social skills, picky eating, bike riding, and handwriting.
Training – Various ateliers will be offered throughout the year for parents, teachers, daycare workers and other professionals. Please see training page for upcoming workshops. Therapists are available to book a training on a specific topic for your group, please contact the clinic for more information