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The purpose of this website is to
provide resources for parents who want
to carry over occupational therapy
activities with their child at home. The
information provided here does not
replace therapy or medical care provided
by a qualified therapist or medical
children. However, some activities or
materials may be inadvisable for children
who have certain allergies or medical
conditions. It is recommended that you
consult your child's medical provider or
therapist before engaging in the
activities you have selected.
| What is
Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health
care profession that helps individuals with
disabilities achieve their maximum level of
independence in all areas of daily living,
including work, play, self care and school.
Occupational therapists work in a variety of
treatment settings including hospitals, nursing
homes, outpatient clinics and schools, to name
a few. The information in this website is
focused on OT services for preschool and
school aged children.
In the school setting, occupational
therapists focus on the daily occupations of
school life. They work with students who have
disabilities to achieve success in the
classroom and across all school environments.
Specifically, therapists help students develop
fine motor skills, visual motor (eye-hand
coordination) skills, sensory regulation and
physical access to help make learning and
is your short cut to finding therapeutic activities to enhance
your child's school occupational therapy program.
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