For children, the most important parts of their day involve learning and playing, which often guides the fundamentals of pediatric OT. Occupational therapists help individuals do what they need to do and what they want to do. “Occupational therapy is where science, creativity, and compassion collide.”
A Physiotherapist (PT) is a healthcare professional with knowledge about the development and quality of human mobility and movement. With children, a PT’s focus is to promote optimal physical and gross motor development to be able to play, to be independent, and to participate in family or community activities.
Speech Language Pathology
Speech language pathologists (SLP’s) work with people with speech, language and communication challenges to help them meaningfully engage with others and participate in daily activities. SLP’s assess and support communication challenges, as well as feeding & swallowing difficulties.