Reason For Referral


We are conveniently located in Coral Gables, FL with street parking. The setup of the office includes a playroom, and a playground room with hooks for hanging equipment which provides opportunities for gross motor play.

Lois Gold OTR, PA – OT Kids
2625 Ponce de Leo Blvd.
Suite 240
Coral Gables, FL 33134


My colleagues in the community serve as resources for my clients so that care can be closely coordinated.


  • Crying, and Separation issues
  • Decreased vocalizations
  • Limited interest in age appropriate toys
  • Not holding bottle or difficulties with finger feeding
  • Difficulties engaging or inconsistent engaging
  • Difficulties attending to you
  • Difficulties with sleep, eating, and elimination
  • Hypersensitivity to light, sound, noise, touch, or movement
  • Difficulties with crowds
  • Indifference
  • Irritability
  • Poor registration of pain
  • Prematurity
  • Developmental delay
  • Adoptions from Foster Care
  • Hospitalization
  • Known neurological issues


  • Avoidant or hypersensitivity of touch, hands dirty, hugs, tags or socks
  • Avoidant or resistant to peer play
  • Biting
  • Choosing clothes by how they feel rather than the appearance
  • Decreased eye contact
  • Difficulties managing separation
  • Difficulties sitting in circle time
  • Difficulties with transitions or change in routine
  • Difficulties imitating gestures for communication or songs
  • Hypersensitivity to sound/noise
  • Irritability
  • Movement; bumps/bruises
  • Not using fork or spoon
  • Picky eaters
  • Preference to play alone
  • Temper tantrums
  • Throwing
  • Rule out and/or diagnosis of Autism
  • Illness or hospitalization or frequent travel of parents


  • Avoidance of playground equipment
  • Biting
  • Clumsiness
  • Difficulties adapting to new environments or routines
  • Difficulties with attention
  • Difficulties with flexibility
  • Difficulties on the playground
  • Difficulties sitting in circle time
  • Difficulties socializing
  • Difficulties standing in line
  • Difficulties with drawing
  • Difficulties with fine motor skills including toys or use of pencil and crayons
  • Difficulties with peers either avoidant or resistant
  • Difficulties with potty training
  • Difficulties with sleep
  • Difficulties with transitions or change in routine
  • Easily frustrated
  • Going from one toy to another
  • Limited repertoire of play when choosing play centers
  • Over focused attention
  • Picky eaters
  • Playing alone or on the periphery
  • Temper tantrums
  • Throwing
  • Unaware of obstacles in environment
  • Frequent travel
  • Illness/hospitalization/loss of parents


  • Avoidance of organized sports
  • Avoidant or resistant to peers
  • Clumsiness
  • Difficulties in fine motor skills
  • Difficulties sitting in chair
  • Difficulties managing transitions or change in routine
  • Difficulties tying shoes
  • Difficulties in drawing
  • Easily frustrated
  • Handwriting
  • Not able to manage the rules in a game


  • Avoidance of organized sports
  • Decreased attention
  • Decreased flexibility and adaptability
  • Decreased time management
  • Difficulties getting and staying quiet
  • Difficulties in fine motor skills
  • Difficulties in school
  • Handwriting
  • Increased activity level
  • Taking a long time to complete work


  • Parents
  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric Neurologists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Teachers