Child (5 to 10 years)


As school begins to become a permanent part of a child???s life, you should expect to see your child be able to:

Visual:
  • Visual perception skills improve when writing, threading and other occupations
  • Able to follow clear instructions
  • Depth perception improves
Fine Motor:
  • Can write their name and most of the alphabet correctly
  • Can undo shirt buttons and tie shoe laces
  • Can manipulate small objects using both hands
Gross Motor:
  • Learn to swim, developing proprioception and balance
  • Develop complex motor skills needed for sport
  • Can walk along a balance beam without falling
  • Can throw or catch a ball

How an occupational therapist can help a child with delayed milestones


Our occupational therapists have the skills and knowledge to help further the development of children who may be finding adapting to the world around them more difficult than others. We can offer a range of treatment and services to improve the development of your child.

If you would like to speak to a member of our team, or to arrange an assessment please email office@otforkids.co.uk or call us on 0330 233 0888

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