Occupational therapists help people of all ages to participate in all the activities they want to and need to by using their occupations and daily activities therapeutically.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists can help people with developmental disability gain skills to live independently.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists work with people with mental illness or emotional problems or with developmental disabilities to teach them skills such as managing time and using public transportation, and helping them cope with and engage in daily activities.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST FOR
Occupational therapists may help clients create functional work environments by evaluating and suggesting modifications for the workplace and by collaborating with the client's employer to make changes to the client's environment and/or schedule.
DID YOU KNOW?
Occupational therapists may also use knowledge of sleep physiology and sleep disorders to evaluate and address the impact of sleep deficiency on normal functioning or sleep disorders on occupational performance.