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Movement and Co-ordination Group

OT for Kids is a private company, who only hire professional and reliable therapists. We offer a range of groups. One of which being the Movement Improvement group.

Common difficulties appropriate for a movement group:
  • Clumsy
  • Un-coordinated
  • Difficulty balancing
  • Difficulty running, hopping, jumping and skipping
  • Finds floor based activities difficult
  • Poor hand eye co-ordination
  • Poor visual perception
  • Difficulty perceiving the flight of objects
  • Difficulty catching and throwing
The movement group is designed for children who are having difficulty producing fluent and accurate gross motor movements resulting in children having difficulty producing smooth movements of the upper and lower body and typically find it difficult to partake in P.E and sport.

Goals of a movement improvement group

The two main aims of the movement improvement group are:
  • Improve gross motor skills, focusing on two common aspects such as balance and co-ordination
  • Improve visual perception and motor planning skills
The occupational therapists would work together with the children in completing activities that promote the skills needed to produce fluent accurate movements. Examples activities include, balance beams, target throwing games, obstacle courses and relay races, and ball based games. An outcome measurement tool would be administered at the beginning to provide a benchmark for future sessions and at the end to show any changes.

Benefits of group therapy:
  • Build social skills
  • Tailored functional improvements for each group
  • Realise your child may not be the only one experiencing these difficulties
  • Talk to other parents with similar concerns
  • Discuss any concerns or issues you may have with therapist
  • Reduced rate per hour compared to 1:1 therapy
Following the group, you will receive a report, containing an outline of how the group has been, a summary of your child's skills in relation to the activities completed in the group and any recommendations regarding regular therapy or equipment.

In summary, If you think your child has any of the difficulties above, or you would like further information regarding this or any of our groups, please email or call us on 0330 223 0888

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Please contact one of our experienced occupational therapists today and we will gladly discuss how we can help and what services we can offer you.

Why choose us?

  • Caring and Professional Service
  • Variety of services available
  • First class Occupational Therapists
  • Modern clinics
  • Saturday and Sunday appointments available
  • Able to see you at home, in school or in one of our clinics
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council and the British Association of Occupational Therapy

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We run a range of Groups for children aged 0-18 years.

What people say about us...

OT for Kids have been a great help in aiding my son Jake with coping with his dyspraxia both at home and in school. They came out to our house and completed the assessment at home.

The assessment and report proved beneficial in our discussions with Jake's school and we are very pleased with the outcome the report has helped us achieve.
Jackie, parent.
At our school, there are many children who have difficulty forming letters correctly, concentrate or perform well in P.E, which can impact greatly on their learning. With the support and OT Groups available from OT for Kids, these children have made great progress and are now at a level which is not so concerning. As a teacher and SENCO, I thoroughly enjoyed working (and learning) from the Occupational Therapist.
Emily, SENCO and Teacher.
As a case manager, I regularly deal with many private companies. I found OT for Kids to be highly professional, reliable and provide me with flexible appointments that suited both me and my clients. The OT completed a comprehensive assessment and report, which was not only clear, concise and an accurate reflection of the difficulties, but it was returned to me quickly.
John, Case Manager.
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