Sensory integration refers to the neurological process of analyzing, organizing and interpreting sensory information, and subsequently, planning and executing a response. We discover and experience the world around us through a constant flow of information from our senses. Find out more.
Gross Motor Coordination
Gross motor skills are important whether you are riding a bicycle, playing soccer or climbing a rock wall. The coordination of our body’s major muscle groups requires an intricate neurological dance involving sensory discrimination, motor planning, balance, strength and endurance. Find out more.
Fine Motor Coordination & Handwriting Skill
Fine motor coordination involves precise, controlled hand movements to perform tasks such as cutting and pasting, coloring within the lines, and writing. Children experiencing difficulty with these types of tasks can increase skill levels with individualized treatment. Read about this.
Visual Motor Coordination & Visual Perceptual Skill
Visual motor control is the ability to coordinate visual information with motor output, and visual perception is the ability to recognize, recall, discriminate and make sense of what we see. Both are underlying components of catching a ball, forming letters properly between lines, reading and cutting on lines. Read more.
Activities of Daily Living
Brushing our teeth, tying our shoes, and buttoning a shirt are commonplace daily activities for most of us. However, not everyone finds these tasks to be simple. At Giant Leaps, we have successfully worked with many children who have difficulty learning these skills. Find out more.
Social Skills Training
Many children with learning or motor delays also have trouble developing the social sensitivity necessary to forming and sustaining relationships with peers. We have created a social skills group to address this need, the HIGH JUMPERS! Find out more.