Program developed to restore and maintain the patient's ability to live independently.
A therapy, treatment, or instructional support provided by an occupational therapist to the child, family, and/or pertinent members of the child's environment. Occupational therapy helps develop adaptive or physical skills that will aid in daily living and improve interactions with a person's physical and social world.
It focuses on developing functional skills related to sensory-motor integration; coordination of movement; fine motor skills; self-help skills (dressing, self-feeding, etc.); adaptive devices/equipment; computer keyboarding; positioning for school work; and potential work-related activities.