Children with disabilities have a right to an education. In fact, the right to free education for disabled children is protected by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). For children with disabilities who attend public school, that often means an individualized education plan (IEP).
When your child is struggling, you want to help them, fast. Maybe you’re concerned your child has autism or a developmental delay, and you want to get them evaluated as soon as possible. But you may be unsure of what kind of evaluation to get.
Occupational therapy likely calls to mind an adult receiving therapy for hand or back issues, which is affecting their ability to work. However, Fraser Occupational Therapists provide therapy to toddlers through teenagers. So, how could occupational therapy possibly help a young child?
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