April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Julie RicherUncategorized0 Comments

Many people wonder what is Occupational Therapy and how can it help me?

Occupational therapy practitioners ask, “What matters to you?” not, “What’s the matter with you?”
In its simplest terms, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes. Occupational therapy services typically include:

http://www.aota.org/About-Occupational-Therapy.aspx

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