Occupational therapists work with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to or are expected to, to enable them to participate in the activities of everyday life.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists help people engage in functional activities such as washing and dressing, kitchen activities and moving around.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists help school children who are disabled, or have difficulty doing normal tasks or have a developmental disability by modifying school equipment making it more accommodating, and by helping them participate in school activities.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST FOR
Occupational therapists may provide early intervention therapy to infants who have or may run the risk of having developmental delays.
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.