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How do I know if occupational therapy services would benefit an adult?

Please print out this list and check off any of the areas that are applicable to your child. If you check 3 or more problems, occupational therapy services may be warranted. Please contact Springboard Therapy via email from this site and a therapist will get back to you within 1-2 business days.

  1. checkboxQuickly fatigues, especially posture, slumps at desk
  2. checkboxClumsy with everyday activities and accident prone
  3. checkboxBalance difficulties, becomes disoriented and/or fearful on elevators or escalators
  4. checkboxPoor self-esteem and self-confidence
  5. checkboxDisorganized in home and work activities
  6. checkboxHard time following several step instruction for motor task
  7. checkboxOverly active, unable to slow down
  8. checkboxDislikes crowds or accidental jostling in public situations such as standing in line at the movie theater or shopping in store aisles
  9. checkboxDifficulty focusing attention, or over-focused and unable to shift attention to the next task
  10. checkboxDifficulty in maintaining intimate relationships, difficulty with physical closeness, hugs, or cuddling
  11. checkboxNeeds more practice than other people to learn new skills

*Adapted from OTA Watertown with permission (2005)