This is something that really bothers me. You will have a student who at six years old is on the borderline for qualifying foir OT services, and the child is not provided the services. THEN....years later....there are multiple issues in the classroom revolving around behavior, sensory seeking, handwriting, etc. Now the OT has to TRY to play catch-up and help this child. It is possible but much more difficult. Here is a child that had major sensory integration issues that never qualified for services when young. Now we are working hard to increase his functional status and decrease any sensory related issues in the classroom. Check it out!!