The OT Intensive Program is a program that includes treatment sessions three times to five times per week, for 60-90 minute sessions, in the full program. Treatment is provided by an occupational therapist (OT), and can address skills such as the following:
The need for further services will be determined by the OT after the program is completed.
OT’s in the program have received specialized training by experts who work with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Children will receive treatment based on the most recent research, clinical knowledge and experience available. We believe early and intensive treatment for children with ASD will provide better outcomes.
The OT Intensive program can benefit children who: Are not making gains with a more traditional model of OT, international clients who are limited time in Orlando. May respond positively to an intensive burst of treatment in starting therapy . Children may be referred to this program by their doctor or their current therapist. They must be 2 years of age or older, and be able to participate in the full 6-week program. Children must also be able to participate safely and be medically stable.