OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - EARLY INTERVENTION

Meeting Street - Early Intervention

Meeting Street

New Bedford , Massachusetts

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Job Description

Meeting Street's Massachusetts Early Intervention Program provides individualized support and resources to eligible infants, toddlers and their families to enhance their development and learning. We work with children aged birth to three years old with developmental disabilities or delays in Southeastern Massachusetts, throughout the Greater New Bedford Region.

We work with families and caregivers in their natural environment, assessing their needs, strengths and challenges. In collaboration with the families, we develop a comprehensive plan to help them meet their goals, and assist them in getting there. Our goal is to ensure that children are provided with every opportunity to develop to their fullest potential through childhood and as they continue throughout their lifetime.

About this Role:

Our Occupational Therapists provide services to infants and toddlers with functional challenges, emphasizing self-help skills, fine and gross motor development, mobility, sensory integration, behavior, play and oral-motor functioning in a sensitive and compassionate way. We follow both a hands-on and a coaching model to support parents in caring for their infants and toddlers throughout their daily routines.

Early Intervention employees independently manage a caseload, communicating and scheduling appointments directly with their families, and are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from appointments.

Key Qualities:

• Flexible and adaptable
• Compassionate
• Respectful and non-judgmental

Key Skills:

• Active listening
• Time management
• Oral and written communication
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Occupational Therapist
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Student Services > Occupational Therapist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Meeting Street is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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