Colts Neck Township Schools

Empowering and inspiring students

Build muscles!
Welcome to
Occupational Therapy
and
Physical Therapy!
 
OT/PT
"Building gross motor, fine motor, visual perceptual and visual motor skills to help children become independent in the school environment."
 
Contact Us:
Occupational Therapist: Chelsea McGowan, OT
(732) 946-0055 ext. 7507
Schools: CRPS, CRES, CDMS
 
Occupational Therapist: Ryan G.White, OT
(732) 946-0055 ext. 7551
Schools: CRPS, CRES, CDMS
 
 
Occupational Therapist: Janet Baccash, OT
(732) 946-0055
Schools: CRPS, CRES, CDMS
 
 
Physical Therapist: Christine Doran, MS, PT
(732) 946-0055 ext. 7546
Schools: CRPS, CRES, CDMS
 
Practice, practice, practice!
 
 

 

At home exercises to build strength and balance:
Pushups
Carrying groceries
Crab walking
Scooter races
Monkeybars
Running
Sit-ups
Pushing a shopping cart
Pilates
Swimming
Tire swing
Jumping
Jumping jacks Games on a T-stool Snow angels Catch and throw Swingset Twister game
Vacuuming
Wheelbarrow walking
Bridges
Sports
Balance beam
Hopscotch
Exercise is fun!
At home exercises to build fine motor skills:
Pop beads
Coloring with small crayons
Cutting activities
Writing with small pencils
Arts and crafts
Clothespins
Play-doh
Hammering
Small chalk pieces
Pipe cleaner games
Lacing games
Putty games
Games with small pieces
Rapper snappers
Fingerpainting
 
At home exercises to build
visual perceptual & visual motor skills:
Mazes
Crossword puzzles
Matching
Reading
Drawing mirror images
Puzzles
Word searches
Memory games
Copying designs
Parquetry
Battle ship game
Hidden Pictures
Sequencing games
Copying from the board
Target games-darts, T-ball, Tennis, Catch and throw etc...
We use
Handwriting Without Tears!!
HWT is a multisensory handwriting program that teaches children how to write in a fun and easy way! 
Last Modified on December 9, 2012
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