Occupational Therapy for Indigenous Youth

Anderson Therapy Services has been collaborating and working with Indigenous/First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities across Northern Canada, Ontario and Quebec.

Are you concerned with your loved one’s fine motor skills? Are you concerned with your child’s emotional regulation? Does your child have difficulty with printing or using a computer? Are you concerned for the safety of a loved one?

Health issues, injuries, developmental delays or disabilities can impact a person’s ability to participate in daily activities. Occupational Therapists (OTs) help individuals participate in meaningful daily activities by teaching new ways of doing things, using specialized equipment, adapting new environments and tools, and providing individualized therapy to regain skills. We provide assessment and treatment for:

  • Self-regulation
  • Printing, handwriting and computer skills
  • Safety and accessibility at home, school, and the community
  • Self care skills such as dressing, eating, and bathing
  • Strength and co-ordination
  • Focus and attention

Our Occupational Therapists help individuals with mobility, strength, home safety, motor skills, self-regulation, accessibility and use of specialized equipment.

Our therapy services for Indigenous/First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities can be accessed in remote areas using our online videoconferencing technology as well as on-site visits. Our unique service delivery model, in partnership with communities, has helped many First Nations children and youth achieve success across various needs.

What We Do

Our Occupational Therapists use an evidence and strengths-based approach to help individuals achieve their goals. We use comprehensive assessments to determine areas of need and work collaboratively with our clients and families to develop meaningful and functional goals.

Our Occupational Therapists strive to offer flexible services that suit your needs. We provide 1:1 therapy and consultative services in a setting that is convenient for you. Our therapy sessions are tailored to be fun and enjoyable, with interesting games and activities that work on skill development. Parents and caregivers are always encouraged to join sessions.

Are Difficulties Holding You Back?
Let us know how we can help.

The clinicians at Anderson Therapy Services will try their best to work with your schedule and offer you therapy services at your convenience. To learn more about our services, contact us at (289) 238-8598 or at info@andersontherapy.ca

Proudly serving Indigenous, First Nations and Aboriginal communities across Northern Canada, Ontario and Quebec.

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