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                                                            PARENT RESOURCE CORNER

                                                                                              Here at Occupational Therapy For Kidz, 

                                                                                               we believe it is important to build the right team for children. 

                                                                                                 It takes a village! 

                                                                                                   Independent of OT For Kidz, 

                                                                                                      here are some resources that may be helpful to families.

Resources

Developmental Optometrist

Dr. Michele Bessler, owner 

and director of Long Island Optometric Vision Development


Developmental vision evaluations are different from basic eye examinations.  Hidden vision disorders can challenge the child’s ability to learn on an ongoing basis.  Common vision problems may interfere with reading, writing, classroom or academic performance

516-334-9385

Nutritional Intervention

Kelly Dorfman,  licensed 

nutrition dietitian and holistic health program planner 


Nutritional Interventionist to support brain health.  Author of "Cure Your Child with Food"  

Kelly helps parents, medical professionals, teachers and caretakers identify possible dietary links to sensory processing issues, behavior and learning as well as links to ear infections, allergies, stomach aches, frequent colds, etc.

301-340-2239

Dr. Jaime Warren

Holistic nutritional services  & so much more.  


OT  is about making changes in the nervous system, the brain .  This means building new pathways or making them stronger.  Supporting it by the proper nutrients are important! Many children are picky eaters and thus may need help getting proper nutrients in their little bodies.  Parents may need the support of a Nutritional intervention expert. 



516-599-0010

More Resources

Northport Wellness Center             631-262-8505

Holistic nutritional center. Once again the brain requires proper nutrition.

Disclaimer

It is suggested to contact your child's healthcare provider to collaborate with any of these resources.  Information obtained should not be used to disregard medical and/or health-related advice by your child's qualified healthcare provider.

The Detoxx Bar                                    718-949-0008

Natural Juices, Herbal Teas and More!

   

NYC Dept. of Education

Parents can reach out to their local school district if there are concerns regarding their preschool or school-age  child's development and/or school performance.  Free services are available.  If your child has already been found eligible for occupational therapy services, parents may request authorization to  obtain services here at the facility of OT For Kidz IF services are not available in their child's schools. Keep in mind we also provide private services.


Vacation in the Hamptons

Family time is so important!  Relax by the pool, play volleyball  and BBQ in the backyard. 

Other Activities:  Restaurants, Beaches, Standup paddle boarding, Kayaking, Jet Skiing, Water skiing, etc.  Winter Get-A-Away Break!

10% Discount for OT For Kidz Clients. 

Click here for more info!

718-926-2937

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lnspiration Quote:  What may be your obstacle, may be your path!

                                                                                                                 - NYSOTA 2019 Conference Paula Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

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