School-based occupational therapy at Oak Hill School focuses on assisting students to develop the skills necessary to achieve independence in their lives. Occupational therapists, as members of the interdisciplinary team, focus on building and supporting skills in the following areas:
Occupational therapy services at Oak Hill School apply principles of sensory integration into the daily educational environment. Therapeutic activities, strategies, modifications and adaptations are organized within the curriculum and the educational environment allowing the child to perform at an optimal level for learning. This integrated approach includes collaboration between the teaching staff, speech therapy, psychological counseling, parents and occupational therapy to reach each child’s academic and therapeutic goals.