Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is a profession aimed at helping people with a physical, mental, or developmental condition to participate in and to perform the tasks of daily life. Depending on the condition and needs of the client, this can include self-help skills like feeding and dressing up, recovery of functions of an injured limb, social skills, work skills, and many others. The therapist helps the client achieve health and well-being by means of the therapeutic use of occupation, or the everyday tasks that compromise the client's life and experiences. For example, a child experiencing developmental delays gets help to reach milestones like walking, or a youth with a mental illness is taught ways to develop and maintain a routine so that he can live independently.

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