Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health, education, and human service profession. Registered/Licensed Occupational Therapists work with people of all ages to enhance their performance of important everyday activities (occupations) despite the effects of illness, disability, or injury. OTs believe that for people to be healthy and happy, they must be able to engage in a wide variety of occupations, both basic and complex. The OT utilizes a variety of strategies and is a skilled problem solver who is committed to finding ways to enable people to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives.
What makes OTs different? In addition to dealing with an individual’s physical well being, OTs address psychological, social, and environmental factors. This unique perspective makes OT an important part of a health care program. OTs treat the whole person