Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) 

Occupational therapists in BLSD come from Southern Health.  They work with the school team to help students learn to do things in their day to day life. 


O
ccupational therapists work with the school team to help students… 

  • bgiving tools that help students move around and be part of the class 

  • have their body and mind ready for learning, playing, working and making friends 

  • learn how to hold a pencil and write letters 

  • learn how to make their body move the way they want it to 

  • make a plan and follow it 

  • learn skills to play, learn, take care of themselves and get along with others 

  • learn self-care skills (i.e., using buttons and zippers to get dressed, eating on their own, making a simple snack)  

 

Border Land School Division

Border Land School Division acknowledges that the communities and schools located within Border Land School Division sit on Treaty 1 and Treaty 3 land, the original lands of the Anishinaabe peoples and on the homeland of the Metis nation.

Border Land School Division respects the treaties that were made on these treaty areas and we dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with our Indigenous communities in a spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.