Occupational Therapy

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The occupational therapy department specializes in evaluating and treating problems related to upper extremity function.

Phone. 937-641-3070
Fax. 937-641-5396


Medical Director: Eileen Kasten, MD

Director: Terry Wiegel, MS, CCC-SLP

Manager: Janet Squiers, PT

Diagnoses or conditions treated

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • Head and spinal cord injury
  • Developmental delay
  • Prematurity
  • Arthritis
  • Upper extremity orthopedic injuries to children less than 13 years of age
  • Genetic disorders
  • Upper extremity burns
  • Fine motor dysfunction
  • Visual motor/visual perceptual deficits
  • Deficits in self-help/skill performance
  • Adaptive equipment needs
  • Upper extremity splinting
  • Jobst (pressure) garment fittings

Services available

  • Equipment needs
  • Family teaching
  • Jobst (pressure) garment order/fitting

Clinic

  • Dayton Children's
    • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • OT/PT arena assessment (identify deficit areas and referral options available)
    • First, second and fifth Wednesdays at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 am.
  • Springboro
    • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Sensory integration
 The purpose of this treatment is to improve the child’s ability to process and integrate sensory information from the vestibular, proprioceptive and tactile receptors. Treatment protocol is based on the child’s needs and is based on functional and measurable goals. Children treated include those with mental retardation, developmental delays, autism and cerebral palsy.

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Referral Process

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax: 937-641-4500
Online

Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm


Schedule of services and locations

Locations

 

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