Nature-based Pediatric Therapy

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WELCOME TO OUR

Nature-based Pediatric Therapy!

Parents who choose our outdoor therapy services:

Value being outdoors and don't mind their kids getting a little dirty
Want their child to have a chance to work on OT needs while also interacting with other kids their age
Seek OT for a child having challenges at home or school
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509 Therapy Hub was created to combine the benefits of occupational therapy and nature. We use evidence-based OT practices to combine PLAY and NATURE to help your child become more self-regulated, confident, independent, and connected with their world.
Our therapists are specialized in providing quality services in the outdoors following the “ConTiGO” (“Connection with Others, Transformation in Therapy, in the Great Outdoors”) approach.
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What do we address in nature therapy?

  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • ADD/ADHD management
  • Behavior issues at school, home, or other places
  • Handwriting
  • Fine and Gross Motor Coordination deficits
  • Balance deficits
  • Vision deficits
  • Strength deficits
  • Emotional regulation
  • Cognitive function
  • And more - treatment is tailored to meet the needs of each child.
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Individual Services


  • 1 on 1 with your child's therapist
  • Done 100% nature-based (no matter the weather!)
  • Address personal goals identified by Occupational Therapist in initial evaluation
  • Parent involvement for increased success between sessions
  • May be covered by insurance - please speak with office manager regarding your specific insurance
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Group Services


  • Groups of 3-5 children with similar needs (i.e., fine motor, sensory regulation, or coordination) as determined by the OT.
  • Allows for peer interaction while addressing OT needs.
  • Done 100% in nature - come rain or shine!
  • Provides time for child-driven play with peers, allowing integration of skills developed into actual peer interactions.
  • Great for children needing to learn to respond to peers in positive way.
  • Is not covered by insurances.
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Outdoor Therapy FAQ

How big are the groups?

Groups consist of 3-5 children which will arranged by our therapists to meet the needs of each individual.

What do your sessions look like?

Therapy sessions include activities to
  • Increase muscle strength
  • Improve coordination
  • Explore sensations in order to better tolerate a variety of textures, movements, and noises
  • Learn to calm the body and mind
  • Practice patience, concentration, and following directions
  • Foster social skills

How long are sessions?

Outdoor group sessions are 90 minutes each and will be held in a local park/recreation area. Individual sessions are 60 minutes at a local park/recreation area.

What’s included in the package pricing?

  • 10, 90-minute sessions over the course of a 12-week period
  • Progress reports at the end of each quarter
  • Monthly, 45-minute phone consultations
  • Each child will receive an outdoor packet with items to help them engage in nature, including a t-shirt, journal, backpack, and other goodies.
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My child doesn’t need OT services, but I would love to have them participate. Can they still sign up?

Absolutely! They can sign up as a Peer Playmate. No OT services will be provided for these children, but they are integrated into each activity we do.

Can I pay per session, or do I have to pay for the package deal?

You can pay per session if you are signed up for OT services or as a Peer Playmate as an "à la carte" service, otherwise at least one month is required at a time. Package deals include a discounted rate. Outdoor packets are included with package pricing only.

Other services

  • Neuro (stroke, brain injury, and post-concussive syndrome) rehab, cognitive training, fine-motor coordination deficits after stroke or other neurological impairment.
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