OT OuTdoors
Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services
"...because life doesn't happen in a clinic"

Call Us At: (619) 772-7158

OT OuTdoors HAS MOVED! Same great services.
New Location: 1461 Merritt Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020

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.

OT OuTdoors Pediatric Occupational Therapy specializes in evaluating and treating individuals with:

  • Handwriting Deficits
  • Fine Motor
  • Coordination Deficits
  • Visual Motor Deficits
  • Gross Motor Coordination Deficits
  • Oral Motor Deficits
  • Feeding / Eating Deficits
  • Bilateral Integration Deficits
  • Balance Deficits
  • Developmental Delays
  • Sensory Integration and Processing Deficits
  • Auditory/ Sound Sensitivity
  • Tactile / Touch Sensitivity
  • Taste / Texture Sensitivity
  • Vestibular Sensitivity
  • Gravitational Insecurity
  • 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

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Services are provided by Occupational Therapists who are licensed and certified medical professionals. OT OuTdoors Owner/Director Carrie Jacobs M,OTR/L and associate Angela Fazio MS OT,OTR/L have over fifteen years combined experience in pediatric occupational therapy. Carrie has specialized training in SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Testing), Advanced Therapeutic Listening and Hippotherapy. In addition to working with clients at their private clinic they consult in the community and provide services to schools like The Balboa City School and Francis Parker. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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

  • Hippotherapy - Occupational Therapy utilizing a horse to facilitate core strengthening, proprioception and balance
  • Therapeutic Listening - Utilizes specialized sounds and music to help with sensory regulation and related issues