Downingtown Area School District

Occupational Therapy

In the school setting, Occupational Therapists assess and address the following skills based on functional need identified by the child’s team:
  • Fine motor, visual perceptual & visual motor skills and development
  • Sensory Processing, Motor Planning , Executive Function & Organizational
  • Skills
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as dressing, feeding, and bathroom/hygiene routines related to classroom routines
  • Social & Pre-vocational skills
  • Environmental adaptations and modifications that will accommodate for deficits identified through assessment
  • Assistive Technology – the therapist collaborates with the team to identify assistive technology needs.