OT OuTdoors
Pediatric Occupational Therapy &
Physical Therapy Services

"...because life doesn't happen in a clinic"

OT (858) 945-3243 / PT (858) 442-1865


What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy (OT) retrains the body and brain to function more easily and efficiently with the tasks of everyday life. Treatment focuses on the use of functional activities that are required to successfully participate in school, sports, play, work and routine tasks of daily living like dressing, organizing a back pack and transitioning between activities.

What is Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapy (PT) specializes in gait training, habilitating the body for more independent performance with walking, climbing, jumping, hopping, skipping and balance.  

OT OuTdoors Pediatric Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy specializes in evaluation and treatment of individuals with:

  • Handwriting Deficits
  • Fine Motor Deficits
  • Coordination Deficits
  • Visual Motor Deficits
  • Gross Motor Coordination Deficits
  • Oral Motor Deficits
  • Feeding / Eating Deficits
  • Bilateral Integration Deficits
  • Gait Deficits
  • Balance Deficits
  • Developmental Delays
  • Sensory Integration and Processing Deficits
  • Auditory/ Sound Sensitivity
  • Tactile / Touch Sensitivity
  • Taste / Texture Sensitivity
  • Vestibular Sensitivity
  • Gravitational Insecurity
  • Torticollis
  • Autism / Autism Spectrum Disorder/
    Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Angelman Syndrome
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Amputations
  • Strokes
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Other Genetic and Chromosomal Conditions

Services are provided by Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists who are licensed and certified medical professionals. OT OuTdoors Owner/Director Carrie Jacobs M,OTR/L and associate Bonnie M. Haupt MPT have over 40 years combined experience in pediatric occupational therapy and physical therapy. Carrie has specialized training in SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Testing), Advanced Therapeutic Listening, Interactive Metronome and Hippotherapy. Bonnie has specialized training in Early Intervention, Hippotherapy, Kinesiology Taping, Torticollis and Orthothic Use.  In addition to working with clients at their private clinic they consult in the community and provide school based services. CLICK HERE to learn more.

OT OuTdoors uses a wide variety of modalities to help their patients including:

  • Hippotherapy - an Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy treatment that utilizes a horse to assist in facilitating core strength and movement patterns as part of a function based intervention plan. 
  • Interactive Metronome - an  Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy theraputic assessment and training program that improves attention, concentration, motor planning and sequencing. Interactive Metronome challenges the client to syncronize a range of whole body exercises to a precise computer generated beat.
  • Therapeutic Listening - an Occupational Therapy treatment tool that uses sounds and music to help with sensory regulation / processing, spatial relations and motor coordination.
  • Aquatherapy - and Occupational Therapy treatment, in a pool, that utilizes the properties of water in an anti-gravity environment to achieve functional outcomes.