Occupational Therapy

TYAWORSKI@SCOTLANDSCHOOL.ORG

2014-11-03 10.19.46-1

I have been a COTA/L,  (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Licensed) since 1999.  I am licensed by the State of Connecticut and certified by NBCOT, the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy.

I provide services on a part time schedule here at Scotland Elementary and Hampton Elementary Schools.

Occupational Therapy encompasses many areas for improving student skill levels.

  • Fine motor skills are the main focus and include pincer grasp, finger dexterity, motor sequencing, scissor activities, hand strengthening, handwriting, touch typing abilities.
  • Visual motor skills-Eye tracking for improved reading, writing, focus, and spatial awareness
  • Eye-hand coordination-Ball skills, handwriting, scissor tasks, typing
  • Sensory integration-Self-regulation, awareness of self
  • Ergonomics-Postural control, energy conservation
  • Self esteem
  • Confidence
  • Success!

Some sites that may be helpful include hwtears.com and therapystreetforkids.com

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