When it comes to therapy, whether that be occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech therapy, quantity does not always beat quality. Co-treatments between disciplines could be more beneficial than individual therapy sessions. Depending on your child’s goals, attention, transitions, and sensory processing need A co-treatment is when two different disciplines provided treatment simultaneously.
There are many benefits of co-treatments between disciplines, here are just a few:
- Generalize skills to different environments, contexts, and communication
- Assist in supporting child’s needs
- Create more opportunities to practice goals
- Increase organization and attention to therapy sessions
- Maximize therapy session
If you have questions or concerns about co-treatments sessions for your child, please do not hesitate to reach out.
Pop The Pig
Skills to target with this activity are:
- Bilateral motor coordination
- Color identification
- Turn taking
- Hand strength
- Core strengthening
- Proprioceptive input