What is Occupational Therapy?
Word related Therapy is an assistance that assists individuals with accomplishing autonomy in their day by day life exercises or “Occupations”. These exercises are the essential undertakings of regular day to day existence, and they incorporate errands, for example, eating, washing, attire, and toileting. For most youngsters, these undertakings are found out generally effectively and turn into an aspect of a day by day schedule. For kids with exceptional necessities, these undertakings may be more troublesome and might require steady reminding or compensations for finishing the exercises of day by day living.
Word related Therapists work broadly for uncommon necessities kids to improve their ADL(Activities of Daily Living).
Word related Therapists help kids with extraordinary necessities to turn out to be truly, mentally and socially autonomous by pursuing explicit goals. For unique needs youngsters who experience issues brushing their teeth, a word related advisor may show ventures towards accomplishing this goal. These means may be stalled into exceptionally little pieces, for example, connecting their hands, contacting the toothbrush, getting a handle on the toothbrush, getting the brush, etc.
Benefits from Occupational Therapy
- The issue in holding a pen/pencil with poor handwriting
- Mental imbalance, ADHD
- Hyperactivity, Dyslexia, Slow Learner
- Bargained Attention and Concentration
- Any troubles in everyday exercises
- Poor Memory
- Explicit Learning Difficulties
- The issue in holding a pen/pencil with helpless penmanship
- Helpless Academic records
- Trouble in Reading Writing and Doing Calculations
- School refusal, Exam dread, uneasiness
- Any type of tactile issues
- Any type of conduct issues
You should seek an evaluation by an Occupational Therapist if your child:
- Encounters delays in self-care freedom
- Experiences issues with fine engine coordination
- Is quickly drawn offtrack
- Appears to be hasty or lacking discretion
- Has a strangely high or low degree of action
- Appears to be genuinely awkward or reckless
- Experiences issues making changes starting with one circumstance then onto the next
- Has a helpless self-idea
- Has delays in discourse, language, or engine abilities
- Has delays in the scholarly accomplishment
- Is touchy or under-receptive to contact, development, sights, or sounds
- Experiences issues with social aptitudes
- Can’t “loosen up,” or quiet down
An extensive evaluation is suggested for youngsters. The evaluation uses different state-administered tests, clinical perceptions, and a definite parent meeting and poll.
A kid’s Occupational exhibition plays, in this manner OT treatment is play-based.
Treatment involves but is not limited to:
Sensory Integration Therapy
Feeding challenges based on the SOS approach
Gross motor skills
Fine motor skills
Anxiety and emotion regulation
Printing, handwriting, and keyboard skills
Visual perceptual skills
Treatment of oral motor skills
Poor behavior and social challenges
Self esteem building