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 can help people with developmental disability gain skills to live independently.
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 therapy is not the same as physical therapy, the former aims to make the patient be able to function independently whereas the latter aims to improve the mobility of the patient.