A child uses large tweezers to move objects into compartments as part of an occupational therapy exercise.

Early Intervention = Kindergarten Ready with McKibben & Monte’s In-School Occupational Therapy

Empowering Children to Thrive in Every Aspect of Life

At McKibben & Monte, we’re committed to ensuring that every child is “Kindergarten Ready.” Our in-school occupational therapy services focus on building strong foundations for success, equipping children with essential skills they need to excel academically, socially, and emotionally. We offer a comprehensive range of services to address a wide spectrum of occupational needs.

Our In-School Occupational Therapy Services

  • Body Awareness: Our therapy helps children develop a keen sense of body awareness, promoting physical coordination and spatial understanding to ensure they are “Kindergarten Ready.”
  • Feeding: We provide specialized support for children with feeding challenges, helping them build confidence in their eating habits and nutritional choices, setting the stage for success in school.
  • Fine Motor Skills: Our therapy programs focus on enhancing fine motor skills, enabling children to perform tasks like handwriting and buttoning with ease, crucial for academic readiness.
  • Self-Help Skills: We empower children to develop independence in daily life tasks, from dressing and grooming to organizing and planning, fostering self-sufficiency for school.
  • Social-Emotional Regulation: Our therapy supports children in managing their emotions, promoting self-regulation and emotional well-being, a vital aspect of being “Kindergarten Ready.”
  • Social Pragmatics: We work with children to refine their social communication skills, fostering effective and confident interactions with peers and teachers as they prepare for kindergarten.

Why Choose McKibben & Monte?

  • Holistic Approach: We believe in addressing the whole child, ensuring that they are not only academically prepared but also emotionally and socially equipped for kindergarten success.
  • Experienced Therapists: Our team includes experienced occupational therapists who are passionate about helping children thrive and become “Kindergarten Ready.”
  • Individualized Plans: We create customized therapy plans tailored to each child’s specific needs and goals, recognizing that readiness for kindergarten varies from child to child.
  • In-School Convenience: Our services are conveniently provided within the school setting, ensuring that therapy seamlessly integrates with a child’s daily routine in preparation for kindergarten.
  • Collaborative Approach: We work closely with parents, teachers, and other professionals to ensure that therapy aligns with each child’s overall development and kindergarten readiness.

Building Foundations for Kindergarten Success

At McKibben & Monte, we believe that strong foundations are essential for a child’s success in kindergarten and beyond. Our in-school occupational therapy services are designed to empower children to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. By addressing a wide range of occupational needs and embracing the “Early Intervention = Kindergarten Ready” approach, we help children become fully prepared for their kindergarten journey.

McKibben & Monte – Where Strong Foundations Lead to Kindergarten Readiness