Child & Family Development Child & Family Development

July 27, 2018

Therapy or Play?

Obstacle course

Occupational therapy and physical therapy can be hard work! Pediatric OT’s and PT’s are great at finding the balance between strengthening skills and keeping sessions fun. Obstacle courses are just one way to get kids moving while working on goals; however, it’s not all fun and games. Your child’s therapist can learn a lot of valuable information while observing them navigate an obstacle course.

Therapists can observe:

  • How the child approaches a difficult task
  • Motor planning skills
  • Strength and coordination
  • Balance
  • Memory
  • Sequencing skills

On your mark, Get set, and GO ask your pediatric occupational therapist or physical therapist how to create play spaces at home to help your child have fun while working towards their therapy goals.

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