How Does Occupational Therapy Work? 

How Does Occupational Therapy Work? 

Occupational therapy is a branch of rehabilitative health care that helpspeople participate more fully, confidently, and independently in necessary and desired activities of daily life. These activities—which we can call a person’s “occupations”—range from self-care tasks (like bathing and dressing) to the various physical and cognitive tasks required for school, work, driving, and more. At Therapeutic…

What does Speech Therapy help with?  

What does Speech Therapy help with?  

Speech and language matter! Your loved one’s ability to communicate with others and express their needs is essential for helping them gain independence, enjoy meaningful relationships, and feel successful within the context of their own lives. When your loved one has a mental or physical health condition that impacts the way they speak, think, and…

What are school-based therapy services?  

What are school-based therapy services?  

For children and teenagers, the ability to nourish friendships and interact with their peer group is essential for promoting healthy social skills and development. When a child is living with a physical or mental health condition like autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, or visual and hearing impairments, it can be more difficult for them…

What is the difference between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?

What is the difference between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?

Therapeutic Potentials, Inc. offers area-leading physical therapy and occupational therapy for adults and children in Southwestern Florida. These related yet diverse fields of health care are invaluable for individuals with acute and chronic health conditions looking to increase their independence and quality of life.  While similar, these professions are distinct and offer unique benefits to patients and their…

What Are Examples of Speech Therapy?

What Are Examples of Speech Therapy?

If your doctor refers you or your child to speech therapy, you might have several questions about your upcoming care. What does speech therapy look like? What happens during a typical speech therapy session? What sort of activities will I/my child do in speech therapy?  At Therapeutic Potentials, Inc., we welcome questions like these, and hear them often…

Why Would a Child Need Occupational Therapy?  
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Why Would a Child Need Occupational Therapy?  

Every day in this country, thousands of children from all walks of life work with occupational therapists in order to feel more successful as they play, learn, and socialize—the three main “occupations” of a child or teen! If you’re a parent or caregiver, perhaps you’ve wondered whether your child could benefit from OT services, too….