Welcome to Pediatric Play Therapy!

Pediatric Play Therapy provides first class treatment for children with autism and helps them adapt socially.

We provide occupational therapy services to children to foster the best possible outcomes for children with special needs.

Pediatric Play Therapy provides occupational therapy services to children to foster the best possible outcomes for children with special needs. The clinic is founded and ran by occupational therapists, Sue Pesha-Henry and Leticia Vargas.

We provide therapy utilizing sensory integration techniques in conjunction with other tools (i.e., Therapeutic Listening, Deep Pressure & Proprioceptive Technique –formerly referred to as the Wilbarger Protocol). Our therapists are knowledgeable in various aspects of pediatric occupational therapy and have provided services in early intervention, school based programs and clinic settings.

What is occupational therapy?

The purpose of occupational therapy is to restore maximum ability in a person’s “occupations.” Occupation as it relates to a child encompasses playing, learning and socializing. Our goal is to assist in the facilitation of a child’s growth in all areas of their occupation.

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What are the symptoms?

  • Lacks body awareness (bumps into or trips over things)
  • Delay in motor coordination (gross/fine motor skills)
  • Difficulty with balance activities
  • Appears clumsy or uncoordinated
  • Lacks hand preference
  • Difficulty grading force required for a task

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We bill some insurances, it is dependent on your policy. We are not “in-network” and some policies require pre-authorization prior to services. Here are Insurance plans we have directly billed successfully:

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • United Healthcare

San Andreas Regional Center

We are vendorized with the San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) to provide occupational therapy services as a part of their early intervention program for those who qualify for services.

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