Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Nishtha Special School entertains children of all age groups with impairments such as Cerebral Palsy,Muscular Dystrophy, Down syndrome, Autism, ADHD etc. Skilled therapists provide physiotherapy and Occupational therapy for children. Therapists undertake a wide range of activities to ensure quality service to students.

Occupational therapy (OT) is a branch of health care that helps people of all ages who have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems. OT can help them regain independence in all areas of their lives.

Occupational therapists in our school help with barriers that affect a person’s emotional, social, and physical needs. OT helps kids play, improves their school performance, and aids their daily activities. It also boosts their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.

Occupational therapists at Nishtha Special School  work to promote, maintain, and develop the skills needed by students to be functional in a Home, school setting and beyond.

Active participation in life promotes:

  • Learning
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-confidence
  • Independence
  • Social interaction

Nishtha Special School gives :

  • We provide services in a planned manner.
  • We first assess the student’s physical and functional needs.
  • We design a therapy program which focuses on the requirements of a particular age group.
  • We give reviews at regular intervals.
  • We work on muscle power, range of motion, balance, posture, sensory and behavioural problems using the latest techniques.
  • We focus on one-to-one sessions as well as group activities to enhance learning.
  • We give generalized as well as individualistic care to our children.
  • We work on improving the fine motor, gross motor and ADL skills to do his/her daily routine activities.
  • We encourage and motivate students to actively take part in the therapy sessions, providing them with a warm and caring environment.
  • We assess, prescribe and review the aids and equipment required by the students.
  • We hold consultation and counselling sessions for parents.