Common Occupational Therapy Terms You Should Know

Occupational therapists work with clients to provide skills for the job of living! Children may be referred for an occupational therapy (OT) evaluation for a variety of reasons. These reasons may include a new or existing medical diagnosis, ASD, ADHD, fine motor difficulties, sensory processing concerns, handwriting, poor social skills, visual deficits, among many others! An OT evaluation includes a thorough review of the patient’s medical and behavioral health history, skilled observation, caregiver and client interview, and standardized testing. The written evaluation includes a variety of acronyms and words that … Continue reading Common Occupational Therapy Terms You Should Know