Welcome to OT Exchange for Occupational Therpay
Help them master basic life skills such as bathing, dressing, brushing your teeth and self-feeding. Learn positive behavior and social skills and practice dealing with frustration and anger. Special equipment to build independence.
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Occupational therapy (OT) is an area of health care that helps people of all ages with physical, sensory and cognitive problems. OT helps children to play better, improves school performance and helps with daily activities. With an occupational therapist, barriers that affect a person’s emotional, social, physical and everyday activities can be overcome through therapy. Some regain their independence in all areas of life.
Develop fine motor skills to grasp and release toys and develop good handwriting skills. Improve eye-hand coordination during the game, which is needed in school for skills such as hitting the ball or copying on a blackboard.
Master basic life skills such as bathing, dressing, brushing your teeth and self-feeding. Learn positive behavior and social skills and practice dealing with frustration and anger. Special equipment to build independence.
Occupational therapists work in hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centres, psychiatric institutions and private practices. You have a 4-year bachelor’s degree in biology, psychology or health sciences or a master’s degree from a recognized occupational therapy program. OTs and their monitoring field research programs must pass a national certification exam. Like physiotherapy, occupational therapy can improve the quality of life of children without distinction.
Contact a nearby hospital or rehabilitation centre for a referral. Talk to a school nurse or counsellor. Visit the American Occupational Therapy Associations website for occupational therapy associations.
This User Guide is geared toward assisting new members in using the features that OT Exchange has to offer. This Guide offers detailed information about all the sections on OT Exchange.
Here is a list of frequently asked questions by users. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in this section, please contact the Site Managers.
OT Exchange was developed by a core team of dedicated individuals and is a rapidly growing, not-for-profit occupational therapy support site providing free resources and services to occupational therapists, other professionals, and families from around the world.
Child Care Topics
Although we dicuss a variety of topics within OT Exchange, we hope to at least cover these topics on a regular basis.
What They Say
“Finding and online resource with so much information from other Occupational Therapy experts is amazing.”
“The health and success of our students has been deeply impacted by our ability to use OT Exchange as a resource on a daily basis.”
“Hopefully, we can keep OT Alive, this website is a lifesaver and covers major important topics in depth, seldom discussed elsewhere.”
Meet our Contributors
We love our dedicated contributors, and we want to recognize them every chance we get. OT Exchange cannot be possible without the help of these experts in different area of occupational therapy.