Our Community Practice team is comprised of highly-experienced occupational therapists who have specialty certifications within their respective fields. Our clinicians provide services to a diverse population, ranging from early childhood to aging adults, and see clients in the setting that best meets their needs. Whether it’s at home, school, work, or in the clinic, our clinicians are equipped to provide comprehensive therapy services when and where they’re needed most
Comprised of highly-experienced occupational therapists who have specialty certifications within their respective fields. Our clinicians provide services to a diverse population, ranging from early childhood to aging adults, and see clients in the setting that best meets their needs. Whether it’s at home, school, work, or in the clinic, our clinicians are equipped to provide comprehensive therapy services when and where they’re needed most.
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or with executive dysfunction may experience a variety of difficulties on a day to day basis including: struggling with initiating and completing tasks, paying attention to detail, impaired ability to follow directions and more.
Aging and changes in health can impact our ability to perform day-to-day tasks including taking care of ourselves, taking care of our home, and our involvement in activities. Occupational Therapy (OT) is used to help identify ways to remain active at home and in the community.
If you are a cancer survivor and are experiencing changes in thinking, memory, and/or decision-making; get distracted; cannot quite remember something although it’s on the tip of your tongue; occupational therapy may be a good fit for you.
Whether it’s helping students develop the skills they need to perform schoolwork and succeed in the classroom or working with kids in the clinic, home, or community setting, our clinicians are trained to address a wide variety of needs within each of these environments and tailor the treatment to best meet each child and family’s goals.
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is an evidence-based program for people with mild to moderate dementia. The program involves group or individual sessions of themed activities that exercise various cognitive skills.
Our community accessibility team examines residential and commercial buildings to evaluate ease of access for persons with a disability. They look at factors such as ramp dimensions, door width, turning radius for a wheelchair, and other contributors to accessibility.
Comprehensive Behavior Intervention for Tics (CBIT) is a non-drug treatment that teaches strategies to patients with tic disorders to help them reduce and better manage tics. CBIT may also benefit persons with Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Occupational therapy’s goal is to help patients utilize their strengths, maximize their potential, and counteract their limitations to help them meet their goals. Our team is here to work with patients recovering from the physical and emotional challenges patients may be facing from COVID-19.
A comprehensive driving evaluation by an Occupational Therapist can determine whether you have the skills and abilities to drive safely. These evaluations will include the clinical testing of vision, motor, cognitive skills, on-road assessment, and recommendation meetings.
Our early childhood therapists work with kids ages 0-3 to ensure they are well-equipped to succeed socially and developmentally. By involving the whole family, our team works to build awareness about the child’s strengths, as well as any challenges that may exist.
As a person ages, it’s natural for abilities to evolve due to physical and mental changes that occur during this stage of life. Often requiring a modified approach to the normal habits and routines of daily living. Our focus is to help older adults live safely and independently.
Through a partnership with the Central Institute for the Deaf (CID), our specially-trained occupational therapists evaluate, consult, and treat children who are deaf or hard of hearing (HH) by addressing social, play, self-care, motor, cognitive, and sensory performance activities.
If you are considering modifying your home for safety, our team of experts can help guide you through the process to make sure your home is as comfortable as it is safe…which will provide you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing it’s done right!
Times of transition can be challenging. Whether you are transitioning to a new phase of life such as retirement or looking to revamp your lifestyle and routine, Washington University Occupational Therapy can help.