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are the familiar and meaningful activities that people do every day. Pediatric
occupational therapy (OT) helps children learn skills and participate in
activities for successful, independent daily living. OT at Cincinnati
Children’s makes it possible for children, adolescents and young adults with
injuries, physical challenges or developmental disabilities to engage in normal
daily life to the greatest extent possible.
children, OT focuses on developing specific life skills. Through specific
exercises and task-related activities, occupational therapists help your child
learn or regain these critical skills. When skill and strength cannot be
developed or improved, we work with your child and family in developing
creative alternatives to achieve goals.
occupational therapists work with physical therapists and other specialists to
create a customized program which addresses your child’s unique needs. The
therapy process includes an initial evaluation, during which we assess your
child’s current level of function. After the evaluation, the occupational
therapist will create a treatment plan that may include:
We help children further develop or regain skills through specific exercises and activities.
Learn more about how we use physical therapy to treat children who have been injured in accidents or have disease or developmental disabilities.
The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that conducts signals from the spinal cord and controls movement and feeling in the shoulder, arm and hand.
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