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Chula Vista

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San Marcos
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Pediatric Occupational Therapy


The volunteer program is designed to help perspective OT, PT, ST students build on their observation hours. Thus, you must be actively pursuing the career of Occupational, Physical and/or Speech Therapy.  The process includes a cover letter and resume to be emailed to Val Plummer (, OTR/L (responsible for coordinating the volunteer program).  There is an interview process that can be scheduled directly with the receptionist: 858-565-6910.

Occupational Therapy is a health profession devoted to helping people with motor and behavior problems learn how to perform purposeful activities. For a child this may include a variety of play activities. This may include making a mudpie, climbing, jumping, buttoning, getting dressed, feeding self, drawing and writing. A child's "occupation" is learning through play.

At O.T. Etc,Inc. we provide evaluation and therapy services. The following are our highlighted areas of Occupational Therapy expertise:

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  • Sensory Integration techniques.
  • Sensory Diets and home programs.
  • ADL (activities of daily living) training to include:dressing, self-care, feeding, and utensil use to name a few.
    Interactive Metronome (IM)
  • Therapeutic Listening(R):Listening with the Whole Body (Vital Links)- Auditory Integration programming.
  • Handwriting training (with the Handwriting Without Tears program).
  • Upper body and fine motor strengthening.

We specialize in pediatrics, accepting most children up to 13 years of age. Some common diagnostic categories include:

  • Feeding aversion and oral motor/oral sensitivities.
  • Developmental delays.
  • Sensory integration dysfunction.
  • William's Syndrome, Fragile X, Down's Syndrome, etc.
  • Aspergers
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders (PDD)


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