An occupational therapist's aim is to provide the client with skills for the job of living- those mandatory to function in the community or in the client's chosen occupation.
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 help kids with sensory processing disorders to interact with their environment in a better way.
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.