A licensed health professional who applies principles, methods and procedures for analysis of, but not limited to, motor or sensorimotor functions to determine the educational significance of identified problem areas including fine motor manipulation, self-help, adaptive work skills, and play or leisure skills in order to provide planning, coordination, and implementation of intervention strategies and services for eligible individuals.
A certified professional who specializes in fine motor development (small muscle development) such as the use of hands, fingers, and other small muscles.(body, toward it, special needs, their work/services, and, their teaching/training)(work/occupation, that area, one who peacefully works it/comforts it)
Professionals that help individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments.
Person trained to help people with any sort of disability manage day to day activities (for example, dressing, cooking etc).
A health professional who looks at how a baby's muscles are working, and how muscle problems affect behaviors, such as eating. The occupational therapist tries to improve these functions in the newborn with various interventions.
a specialist in assessing and providing therapy for students who have difficulty performing self-help, play or perceptual-motor skills such as paper and pencil use and eye-hand coordination
A professional who programs and delivers instructional activities and materials to assist disabled children and adults to participate in useful daily activities.
A health care professional who is trained at rehabilitating patients in fine motor tasks, such as buttoning a shirt and tying a shoelace.
A person who is trained in rehabilitation. Occupational therapists are knowledgeable about using activity, exercise, splints and positioning to help a person with burns get well.
a member of the health team who is primarily concerned with the restoration of bodily functions through specific tasks or skills, rather than exercises and treatments.
A professional who provides services related to activities of daily living, work, and play to individuals who want to enhance their independence and their quality of life
A specialist in occupational therapy, which helps people learn the skills they need for daily life and/or work. This type of therapy increases independence, provides exercise and helps patients learn to use adaptive equipment.
a licensed allied health professional who specializes in creative activities that promote recovery and rehabilitation of patients.
a professional who helps a child work on small muscle strength and coordination so that he can improve his self-care skills, as well as leisure and work skills such as handwriting.
A healthcare professional trained to show ways to manage daily activities more easily. As not all hospitals have an occupational therapist, this role can be filled by a physiotherapist.
A licensed professional therapist who helps a person relearn activities of daily living (ADLs) through rehabilitation and modifications and devices for the home environment to help the person function more independently.
a healthcare professional who specializes in adaptation of the physical environment to meet the patient's needs
a health professional who is concerned with an individual's ability to participate effectively in meaningful and purposeful occupations
a licensed health professional who is trained to evaluate arthritis patients for the impact the disease has had on their daily activities
an expert in evaluating specific needs and making recommendations to improve functional abilities in tasks
a person who helps figure out how a disabled person can do things better
a qualified health professional, who uses specific activities to help people who have a disability or have a physical or mental illness to minimise the effects of their disability and to achieve maximum independence in their everyday lives
a rehabilitation professional who assists individuals to compensate for functional limitations as a result of an injury, illness or disability by learning skills and techniques needed to perform activities to optimise independence
a specialist who assesses for housing adaptations and daily living equipment
a specially trained professional concerned with a person's ability to successfully assume their occupational life roles
a trained health professional that uses purposeful, goal directed activities and task analysis to enable a child with a disability to benefit from their individualized education program (IEP)
a person who provides specialized care to the burned child that involves splinting, positioning, exercise, and scar management. An occupational therapist also makes molds and inserts that fit inside pressure garments.
A therapist who specialises in helping people to reach their maximum level of function and independence in all aspects of daily life
performs diagnostic tests, measurements, and evaluations, such as mobility of joints, strength and endurance of muscles. Initiates and applies appropriate preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures and techniques.
A person trained to provide therapy through creative or functional activities that promote recovery and rehabilitation.
a person who helps people with daily care activities like feeding and bathing.
Helps people improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. Works with individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling.
A specialist involved in the retraining of patients with brain injuries to resume the self-care activities important to daily living. OTs work to improve function in the patient's hands and upper body and become involved during the acute rehabilitation phase.
a specialist who retrains patients to resume the self-care activities important to daily living. The Occupational Therapist works to improve functions in the patient's hands and upper body.
Occupational therapists will evaluate the impact of the cancer or its treatment on your activities at home or at work. They can help you learn to manage your daily activities and incorporate any physical changes caused by cancer into your home and work life.
a professional who helps a person regain the ability to perform activities of daily living through self-care, work, and play.
A special education-related service provider who works with students to improve the functioning or compensate for problems in fine motor functioning. Some of the areas OTs help with are grasping, holding, writing, and keyboarding. .
Occupational therapists use purposeful activities to treat people with physical and/or mental health problems. They work as part of a team to identify problems caused by people's conditions and find ways of coping with these to encourage independence and a better quality of life.
a medical professional who evaluates the growth and development of preemies and their immature brains and how that affects their behavior.
A licensed professional who helps a person relearn activities of daily living (ADLs) through rehabilitation activities and the development of personal devices. The therapist will also assist with modifications for the home designed to maintain independence.
A professionally trained healthcare provider who focuses on maintaining, restoring, or teaching skills to improve manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
A specialist in the evaluation and treatment of developmental disorders with emphasis on fine motor and perceptual motor skills, sensory integration, and functional activities of daily living.
A licensed professional therapist who helps a person relearn activities of daily living. The therapist uses adaptations and devices for the home environment to help the person function more independently.
means a person registered to practice occupational therapy. An occupational therapist treats neuromuscular and psychological dysfunction, caused by disease, trauma, congenital anomaly, or prior therapeutic process, through the use of specific tasks or goals directed activities designed to improve functional performance of the patient.
a licensed healthcare professional who evaluates patients with muscle and joint conditions, such as arthritis, to determine the level of impact the disease has on daily living and activities; can prescribe assistance devices than can help improve the quality of daily living activities for patients with conditions of the muscles and joints.
An occupational therapist helps the patient regain everyday skills that might have been lost because of an injury or illness. The occupational therapist will help with everyday activities like eating, brushing teeth, cooking and housework. They also work on the problem-solving skills needed for managing a home or working.
A therapist who evaluates the self-care, work and leisure skills of a person and plans and implements social and interpersonal activities to develop, restore, and/or maintain the person's ability to accomplish activities of daily living (eating, dressing, bathing) and necessary occupational tasks.
An occupational therapist helps residents change their activities or environment so they can eat, dress and bathe. An OT may also help with other tasks, such as cooking, taking medication or driving. And OTs may guide family members and caregivers.
A specialist who works on special activities with patients as part of the treatment of their illness, injury, or other health issue.
Occupational Therapists (OT) help children with difficulties with activities in daily life. For example, this may include seating, drinking, school equipment and aids. You may have an OT from the Health Service and also from Social Services for your child
treats for restoration or improvement of impaired motor or sensory functions in order to improve ability to perform tasks for independent living.
The member of the rehabilitation team who helps maximize a person's independence.
A registered healthcare professional that works to retrain those with brain injuries to resume the selfcare activities important to daily living as well as evaluation, training and adaptations to increase function in vocational role.
Occupational Therapist assess functioning in activities of everyday living that are essential for independent living, including dressing, bathing, grooming, meal preparation, writing, driving.
A professional who programs and/or delivers instructional activities and materials to help children and adults with disabilities learn to participate in daily life activities (e.g., feeding, dressing, writing).
is a health professional who helps people diagnosed with, or recovering from, an illness to regain the ability to perform the activities of daily life
A professional who has specialized training in helping an individual develop mental or physical skills that aid in daily living activities, with careful attention to enhancing fine motor skills (hand and finger skills, eye-hand coordination and sensory integration). In a developmental assessment, the occupational therapist would assess the child's fine motor skills, coordination, and self-help skills (eating with utensils, dressing, etc.). He/She would also look at how the child responds to and uses what he sees, hears, feels, tastes and smells.
One who treats or rehabilitates physically or emotionally disabled people in order to improve ability to perform tasks for independent living.
(also know as the OT) They visit the person you care for and can advise on and provide special equipment to help with daily life, for example help with the bath, toilet or the stairs. They can teach you the best and easiest way to do things and how to use the equipment they provide.
A rehabilitation professional who teaches people to compensate for functional limitations as a result of an injury, illness or disability by learning skills and techniques needed to perform activities of daily living and optimize independence.
a health care professional who addresses the issues of fine motor and perceptual motor skills, daily living skills, academic and prevocational concerns, seating and mobility, home and school accessibility
a licensed and specially trained health professional who uses purposeful activity with people who are limited by physical illness or injury, psychosocial problems, poverty or cultural differences, or the aging process to maximize independence, prevent disability, and maintain health. The practice of occupational therapy includes evaluation, treatment and consultation.
A therapist who is concerned with teaching you how to perform activities of daily living such as feeding, grooming, bathing and dressing as independently as possible.
A health care professional who provides services designed to restore self-care, work, and leisure skills to patients who have specific performance incapacities or deficits that reduce their abilities to cope with the tasks of everyday living.
Someone who helps patients to recover physically or emotionally through creative and/or productive activities.
Occupational therapists evaluate, treat, and consult with individuals whose abilities to cope with the tasks of everyday living are threatened or impaired by physical illness or injury, psychosocial disability, or developmental deficits. Occupational therapists work in hospitals, rehabilitation agencies, long-term-care facilities, and other health-care organizations.
A health care professional who helps children with fine motor skill problems. An OT can also help a child who has problems with extra sensitivity to touch, movement, taste, smell and sound.
a specially trained therapist who works with people who have disabilities to help them relearn how to perform daily activities.
The occupational therapist (OT) is involved in determining the barriers to return to work and the appropriate treatment goals, especially from a functional perspective. Tolerance to work activities, for example. The OT also coordinates the transition to return to work, which may include job site visits and graduated return to work planning and monitoring.
A health professional trained to help people who are ill or disabled learn to manage their daily activities.
A therapist who specializes in improving the development of fine motor and adaptive skills.
A professional who evaluates a child's fine motor skills, ability to perceive visual information, and ability to use visual and motor skills together smoothly. This professional can also help children with fine motor and perceptual difficulties.