Why choose Connecticut Children’s Occupational Therapy

From aquatic therapy and assistive technology to feeding issues and sports-related injuries, our occupational therapists provide personalized treatment plans that help children achieve increased independence. Our team offers a range of therapeutic services to help children participate in normal activities, engage in play and sports, and return to their activities at both home and school.

Occupational Therapy Programs & Services

The Connecticut Children’s Occupational Therapy team offers the following services:

  • Aquatic therapy
  • Assistive technology
  • Biofeedback
  • Computer/tablet access assessment and training
  • Daily living skills assessment and training
  • Feeding
  • Fine motor skills assessment and training
  • Handwriting assessment and programming
  • Oral/sensory/motor/behavioral feeding assessment and programming
  • Pain management
  • Physical agent modalities
  • Power mobility assessment and training
  • Sensory integration assessment and treatment
  • Splinting
  • Therapeutic listening (to decrease sound sensitivity, improve attention and spatial awareness)
  • Treatments for orthopaedic injuries
  • Visual perceptual assessment and programming

Our occupational therapy services address:

Decreased coordination for fine motor skills

  • Grasping
  • Drawing
  • Cutting
  • Writing
  • Model building

Difficulty processing sensory information

  • Vision
  • Touch
  • Taste
  • Smell
  • Movement
  • Sound

Difficulty with feeding

  • Motor (oral motor or utensil use)
  • Oral sensory (tolerance for different tastes and textures of food)
  • Behavior

Orthopaedic conditions affecting range of motion, strength and/or endurance

Traumatic injuries and sports related injuries

  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Concussions
  • Post-surgery (hand, elbow)
  • Sprains and strains
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injury

Pain management including headache

Learning problems related to attention, organizational skills and/or writing

Neuromuscular conditions

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Birth deformities
  • Syndromes
  • Residual disabilities related to infection, tumor, or trauma
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Where We Provide Care

Occupational therapy services are provided at 10 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford and at our specialty care centers in Danbury, Farmington, Glastonbury and Westport. Aquatic therapy services are provided in Avon.

Exterior view of 310 Western Boulevard in Glastonbury

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Glastonbury

310 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT06033
United States

Exterior view of 105 Newtown Road in Danbury

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Danbury

105-A Newtown Road
Danbury, CT06810
United States

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Westport

191 Post Road West
Westport, CT06880
United States

Exterior view of 399 Farmington Ave in Farmington

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Farmington (399 Farmington Ave.)

399 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

Exterior view of 10 Columbus Blvd in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Hartford (10 Columbus Blvd.)

10 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT06106
United States

What Sets Us Apart

Occupational Therapists at Connecticut Children’s

The occupational therapists at Connecticut Children’s offer expertise in a variety of methods to help your child achieve independence and the greatest quality of life. Our specialists coordinate your child’s care with several multidisciplinary teams at Connecticut Children’s and community providers who offer services close to home.

Referring a Patient

Referring a patient to Connecticut Children’s Occupational Therapy or Feeding Team? See our full list of services and fill out our online clinical referral form.