Occupational therapy is use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover or maintain the meaningful activities or occupations of individuals, groups or communities.
The Occupational therapists extend specialized assistance to children with diverse learning needs who have physical, developmental, sensory-motor, and cognitive difficulties. The intervention helps them to lead independent and productive lives.
OT focuses on different areas of development:
- Activities of daily living
- Eye-hand co-ordination
- Fine motor skills
- Gross motor skills
- Planning and organizational skills
- Sensory Integration
- Pre-Vocational training