Occupational and Physical Therapy Services in Wissahickon School District
Carol Mulligan, PT
Kerri Braun, OTR/L
Kim Hartranft OTR/L
-Gross Motor Skills
-Fine Motor Skills
-ADL’s in the school environment
the extent of support involving very specialized therapeutic techniques that can only be delivered by an OT or PT (i.e.- PNF techniques, NDT techniques, specific exercises etc.)
OT get the hands, Speech the head, PT the legs!!
No, but we sure can help educational teams with strategies to assist a student throughout their academic career to be as independent as possible…
-It is very hard to change a grip after about 2nd grade (age 8).
-Handwriting habits are generally formed by grade 3
Questions about PT and OT in the schools?
Thank you so much