Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy works to promote success and independence with a variety of school based tasks.  

  • Develop fine motor skills to improve performance on tasks such as handwriting, using scissors and other school materials.  
  • Assist in the development of visual motor and processing skills for success with many academic tasks, such as writing and reading.
  • Lead regulation groups where students work on learning how to reach the calm, alert state needed for success with higher learning.
  • Support independence with self care and functional living skills in a school setting.
  • Provide environmental modifications and sensory supports.
  • Develop and oversee sensory diet and movement based activities to promote attention and regulation throughout the day.
  • Implementing school wide based program to develop foundational sensory and motor skills necessary for academic readiness.

Occupational Therapists

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Alyssa Cleereman

Occupational Therapist

This is my first full year at Spero and I already feel like this is the job I was meant...

Michaela Jones

Occupational Therapist

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Sarah Moran, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

My name is Sarah and I am so happy to be back at Spero for another year of learning and...

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Lynn Swanson

Occupational Therapist

It is a pleasure to start my 7th year at Spero Academy. My experience as a pediatric oc...

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