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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Services at IPTA

NeurOptimal - Neurofeedback

  • Attention 

  • Performance in activities of daily living (sleep patterns, toileting concerns, feeding issues, etc.) 

  • Self-regulation

  • Anxiety/Self esteem

  • Behavior

  • Memory

  • Organization of the brain

Feeding Therapy

  • Beckman Oral Motor

  • SOS (Sequential oral sensory) approach

  • Picky eating
  • Sensory Processing Disorder 
  • Difficulty chewing or swallowing food 
  • Refuses, avoids, or gags on certain foods
  • Anxiety around mealtimes

OT using Equine Movement

  • Using the movement of the horse as a therapeutic activity
  • Sensory input (vestibular and proprioceptive) 
  • Balance 
  • Motor control 
  • Sensory integration

  • Communication 

  • Attention and concentration

  • Flexibility and posture

  • Core strength, balance, and stability

  • Body awareness and coordination

  • Self-regulation

Sensory Processing Skills 

  • The Listening Program
  • Strategies for home and school
  • Sensory Diets 
  • Self Regulation 
  • Astronaut Training Program 
  • Wilbarger Brushing Protocol
  • Home Exercise Training
  • Primitive Reflex Integration
  • Body Awareness

Farm Therapy 

  • Teaching/generalizing functional life skills in an unstructured environment including

    safety, work ethics, time and money management, accountability, regulation,   body awareness, impulse control, connections to others, and self basic animal care and knowledge

Self-Help Skills

  • Dressing
  • Fasteners
  • Feeding
  • Toileting
  • Hygiene (bathing/tooth brushing) 
  • Shoe Tying


  • Following multiple-step directions 
  • Activities of Daily Living routines
  • Task attention/ Problem Solving
  • Social skills within a group
  • Turn-taking and sharing
  • Coping with frustration 

Fine and Visual Motor Skills

  • Handwriting - legibility and proper stroke sequence
  • Holding a writing utensil correctly
  • Coloring inside the lines 
  • Scissor skills

Executive Function Skills

  • Sequencing 
  • Time management 
  • Organization 
  • Short Term/ Long Term Memory 
  • Zones of Regulation
  • "Unstuck and On Target" program

Interactive Metronome is all about NeuroTiming! It is an evidence-based, NeuroRehabilitative tool to address the following areas ADD/ADHD, Attention and Focus, ADP, Autism, Awareness, Auditory Processing, Brain Injury, Dyslexia, Emotional Regulation, Executive Functioning, Memory/Working Memory, Mental Timing, Sensory Processing, Processing Speed, Motor coordination and planning. 

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