Regularly scheduled classroom observations by the Occupational Therapist are established by Dolley Madison to assist the teachers and the speech therapists with the classroom needs of all the children. Individual O.T. with Marcy is also offered at DMPS when arranged directly with parents. Occupational Therapy serves clients with a variety of needs including:
Visual Motor Skills
Focus and Attention
Self-care/Age Appropriate Activities of Daily Living
Fine Motor Skills
Marcy G. Berger, OTR/L has been an occupational therapist since 1980 when she received her degree in O.T. from Towson University. In addition, she completed clinical training in Boston and Philadelphia before coming to practice in the D.C. area. Marcy is certified in pediatric NDT (neurodevelopmental therapy) and employs both NDT and Sensory Integration (SI) techniques in her pediatric O.T. practice. Marcy has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, schools and pediatric therapy centers. She is licensed in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC as well as being a registered O.T. globally. Marcy values being a member of a treatment program with speech and language therapists, educators and parents at Dolley Madison Preschool.