Pediatric Occupational Therapy

From our offices in Moon, Robinson and Aliquippa, Reach for Speech has highly trained pediatric occupational therapists provide evaluations and individualized treatment plans for “occupations” of daily life. They assist children that are having difficulty participating in meaningful activities or daily routines including learning at school, playing, completing self-care tasks, relating to others, and fulfilling their role as a family member.

Our occupational therapists treat children with the following difficulties:

  • Fine motor difficulties
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Visual motor difficulties: printing, drawing, forming shapes, coloring
  • Visual perceptual difficulties: sorting, matching, scanning, letter reversals
  • Self-care difficulties: dressing, feeding, using utensils, tying bathing, shampooing, and grooming
  • Activities of daily living
  • Sensory processing difficulties
  • Decreased strength
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Social difficulties
  • Neuromuscular education
  • Sensorimotor skill & motor planning
  • Community integration
  • Improve routines and habits
  • Maximize upper extremity and core strength and range of motion
  • Knowledge in adaptive equipment and pediatric durable medical equipment to improve participation in everyday skills
  • Decreased participation in play


Our occupational therapists also provide therapy through the following specialty programs:

  • Intensive Strength Clinic
  • Interactive Metronome
  • Feeding
  • Astronaut Training
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Preschool Readiness Groups