Pediatric Occupational Therapy


The Leader in Occupational Therapy for Children

Solace Pediatric Healthcare is the leading provider of pediatric nursing, family caregiver, occupational, physical, speech and feeding therapy services. Since 2005, our clinicians have provided pediatric occupational therapy to children from birth to 21 years of age.

Our mission is to support you and your family in providing professional clinical evaluations, treatment options, resources and information so you feel empowered to make the best decision for your child and family. An ACHC-accredited company, we continuously demonstrate our commitment to quality, positive patient outcomes and safety.

pediatric occupational therapy

Our pediatric occupational therapists (pediatric OTs) work with infants and children in-home, in clinic or via telehealth therapy to address challenges with activities of daily living, sensory integration, fine motor, visual perceptual skills, and feeding. Pediatric OTs help infants and children increase independence, reach developmental milestones and participate successfully in home, school and community environments. All of our pediatric OTs are part of a vitally important profession that helps children participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.

Benefits of Pediatric In-Home Occupational Therapy

We provide personalized, home-based therapy services for children with short term to acute diagnoses. Our pediatric OT team provides therapy for children in a nurturing environment that promotes those we serve to grow, learn, play and thrive while receiving care in the security of their home. Our team of specialists works with the family, physicians and specialists to create the best individualized plan for your child.

When you or your physician contacts Solace Pediatric Healthcare with a concern, we schedule a comprehensive evaluation with one of our pediatric OTs in your home. Our therapists will thoroughly discuss the evaluation, recommendations, options, individualized goals and assist you in working with your child at home providing pediatric occupational therapy. Comprehensive pediatric OT services treats a wide variety of conditions and disorders, including:

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  • Visual motor skills. Controlled coordination of the visual and movement system to perform a task.
  • Fine motor skills. Involve the use of smaller muscles of the wrist, hand and fingers to make precise movements.
  • Neurological disorders. Cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury or stroke
  • Rehabilitation for orthopedic conditions. Treating or rehabilitating diseases and injuries of the movement system
  • Post-surgical care. Regaining quality of life following surgery
  • Feeding skills/strategies. Difficulty eating or swallowing.
  • Sensory Integration (SI). Exposing kids to sensory stimulation in a structured, repetitive way
  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT). Developed to help children who have difficulty controlling movement as a result of neurological challenges
  • Upper extremity strength and coordination. Regaining the ability to perform daily tasks
  • Sensory processing/perceptual skills –
  • Play/socialization skills. The ability to observe and participate.
  • Task management skills. Prioritizing tasks, breaking projects into small steps, delegating, willing to compromise.
  • Behavioral strategies. Providing a calm environment, minimizing distractions, emphasizing a routine, etc.

If you have concerns, please discuss with your child’s pediatrician and ask to be referred to our team for an occupational therapy evaluation.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

The Role of a Pediatric OT in Behavior Intervention

Our OTs have extensive experience in treating children that have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD affects 1 in 54 children in the United States. Many children with ADHD also have other disorders. Other conditions affecting children with ADHD include depression and Tourette syndrome.

The possibilities for a pediatric OT to help a child with ADHD or ASD are endless, and because each child is unique, an individualized approach is always used. Whether a child with autism struggles socially, emotionally, or physically, a pediatric OT and pediatric occupational therapy can be a great addition to the treatment team and can help foster long term, permanent change for a happier, healthier life.

The Role of a Pediatric OT in Behavior Intervention

Our OTs have extensive experience in treating children that have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD affects 1 in 54 children in the United States. Many children with ADHD also have other disorders. Other conditions affecting children with ADHD include depression and Tourette syndrome.

The possibilities for a pediatric OT to help a child with ADHD or ASD are endless, and because each child is unique, an individualized approach is always used. Whether a child with autism struggles socially, emotionally or physically, a pediatric OT can be a great addition to the treatment team and can help foster long term, permanent change for a happier, healthier life.


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What if my Child Needs Pediatric Occupational Therapy?

If you or your child’s school or pediatrician have concerns, the first step is to schedule a comprehensive evaluation with a pediatric occupational therapist. At the evaluation, our therapists will conduct the evaluation and thoroughly discuss with you results, recommendations and options. If physical therapy is recommended, your pediatric occupational therapist will create individualized goals and ongoing treatment plans for your child.

If you would like to schedule today, you can either contact us via phone, or refer your child online and we will contact you. You may also reach out to us with questions by contacting us.

We offer comprehensive pediatric occupational therapist services in the following locations.