The Occupational Therapy department works with each individual to optimize participation in activities of daily living, maximize upper extremity range of motion, and augment sensory and environmental experiences. The department also provide splints for those individuals who have contractures and/or to maximize performance during tasks. The therapist work with individuals to ensure good positioning at mealtime, during toileting, and during bathing procedures. The department also provides equipment and positional devices for optimum ADL and sensorimotor performance, and correct positioning during tasks. Staff and individual education is provided to ensure that gains are maintained.
O.T. staff complete individual assessments yearly and customize programs to meet each individual's needs.