OT OuTdoors
Pediatric Occupational Therapy &
Physical Therapy Services

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

OT (858) 945-3243 / PT (858) 442-1865

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

What is Pediatric 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 Occupational Therapy specializes in evaluating and treating children and adults who have difficulty in the following areas:

  • Vestibular (Movement and Balance)
  • Sensory Integration
  • Oculo-Motor Control
  • Visual Perception
  • Hand Eye Coordination
  • Gross Motor Coordination
  • Fine Motor Coordination
  • Bilateral Motor Coordination
  • Motor Planning
  • Handwriting
  • Suck, Swallow, Breathe Synchrony
  • Motor Planning
  • Bilateral Coordination
  • Balance and Core Strength
  • Social Interaction
  • Emotional/Social Behaviors
  • Attention and Focus (Auditory Processing)
  • Proprioceptive Function
  • Tactile Function
  • Taste and Smell
  • Self Care
  • Posture

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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 MSOT,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.


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