What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy is a science-driven, evidence-based profession that enables people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health and prevent—or live better with—illness, injury or disability. In today's health care and social landscape, occupational therapy practitioners can be found in the six broad areas of practice listed below.
Articles on the Role of OT in Mental Health and School Settings
- Occupational Therapy's Role in Mental Health Recovery
- OT and School Mental Health
- FAQs: OT’s Role in Transition Services and Planning
- Help Students with Autism Achieve Greater Success in Academic Performance and Social Participation
- OT and Universal Design for Learning
- FAQs on Response to Intervention for School-Based OTs and OT Assistants
- Transitions for Children and Youth: How Occupational Therapy Can Help
- Role of OT in School-Based Practice (PowerPoint Presentation)