"TOTS" provides assessments, treatments and consultation for children ages 0-17 years. Services are provided in English and Spanish.
Individualized services are provided in the home, clinic and school settings. They are offered in direct one-to-one treatments, or in groups.
Classroom and phone consultation is available, as well as, training and in-services for professionals. The clinic is centrally located with easy parking.
An occupational therapy assessment consists of standardized and non-standardized assessments, parent intake and interview, and clinical observations; to assess the child's performance in the areas of: gross motor, fine motor, visual motor, handwriting, sensory processing, as well as, daily living and self help skills.
Phone and classroom consultation available.
TOTS provides training and in-services to educators, professionals, and parents in
English and Spanish. Lectures are tailored to the population being addressed.
Occupational therapists are educated in anatomy, neurology, physiology, kinesiology, child development, psychology, psycho-social development, activity-task analysis and other therapeutic techniques. Occupational therapists are trained to treat clients holistically, addressing their cognitive, emotional and physical needs through functional and activity-based treatment, and through play
Living and social skills group for kids 10-16 years old.
Kids work on gaining skills and promoting functional independence and social access in their community.
Our group provides a supportive environment for preteen and early teens to help them explore, develop and participate in a myriad of activities that opens the world to their young adulthood.
Small peer groups of 3-6 preteens facilitated and supervised by a minimum of 2 occupational therapists, followed by practice in real world environments. Examples include outings using public transportation, grocery shopping, attending restaurants, party planning, library etiquette, etc…
For more information on Social skills groups for younger children please visit Peer Play SF Bay
Cost: $110 per session
Jazmin Elek OTR/L C/NDT
Jazmin has been a pediatric occupational therapist since 2000. Over the course of her career she has taken advanced courses in Sensory Integration, Floortime DIR, and motor development. She is certified in Neuro Developmental Treatment. Currently Jazmin serves on a multidisciplinary team in the Pediatrics Department at UCSF – San Francisco General Hospital campus which specializies in early developmental vulnerabilities. She is culturally sensitive and has worked and studied in many countries, including China, India, Mexico, Peru and Guatemala.
Jazmin is also a licensed cosmetologist. Currently she uses her haircutting skills to assist children who have difficulties tolerating haircuts.
When not working, Jazmin enjoys playing guitar, cycling, spending time with her family and hiking with her dog.
Stephen W. Leonard MOTR/L
Stephen has over 20 years of experience as an occupational therapist. When his son was born with congenital heart defects and three years later diagnosed on the autism spectrum, Stephen was introduced to the world of pediatric, dietary, pharmacological, rehabilitation and behavioral therapies in medical, school-based, and naturalistic settings. Stephen has treated clients with neurologic, developmental and orthopedic conditions in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, and home care settings, and he has also participated in an overseas pediatric seating and positioning outreach program. He currently sees private practice occupational therapy, home care and seating and mobility evaluation clients, in addition to working with Jazmin Elek who he has known for more than 10 years.
Stephen enjoys coaching baseball for children with developmental and physical challenges and ardently believes that at any age people deserve the opportunities and support to engage and explore the world to their fullest.
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