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Occupational Therapy improves skills such as dexterity, grasp, manipulation, strength, visual motor integration, and perception to improve fine motor skills needed for pencil work, handwriting, dressing, tool use, and daily living skills.

Occupational Therapy at Appelbaum Vision - Who Benefits?

Occupational Therapy assists infants, children, and adults

Who have developmental, physical, coordination, emotional, and/or behavioral issues, interfering in the performance of their daily life.

Sensory Processing Disorders


Sensory Based Movement Disorders

Does not receive accurate feedback sensation from body movement through space (vestibular) and from muscles and joints (proprioception) which then impacts skilled movement

Developmental Delays

Delays in gross motor or fine motor skills, feeding, or social skills

Gross Motor Coordination / Postural Control Issues


Motor planning issues

Difficulty planning, organizing, and/or executing new movement

Poor Eye Hand Coordination


Fine Motor / Visual Motor Integration / Visual Perception Skills


Picky or Difficult Eaters


Poor Attention and Focusing

Difficulty alerting, focusing, and/or maintaining or shifting attention

Poor Play Skills and Social Skills


Activities of Daily Living


Common Diagnoses Treated with OT


We provide Occupational Therapy evaluation and treatment specializing in sensory integration, sensory processing and modulation, self regulation, motor planning, postural control, balance, muscle tone, gross and fine motor skills, and handwriting which impact behavior, coordination, and performance in daily living.



For additional information, please
Email Appelbaum Vision
, or call us at
301-897-8484

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