Occupational Therapy Practitioners ask, “what matters to you?” not, “what’s the matter with you?” ~Ginny Stoffel “Be an encourager, the world has enough critics already.” ~Anonymous Occupational Therapy, is the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities. It is an allied health profession performed by occupational therapists. OTs often work with people with mental health problems, disabilities, injuries, or impairments. Typically, occupational therapists are university-educated professionals and must pass a licensing exam to practice. Occupational therapists often work closely with professionals in physical therapy, speech therapy, audiology, nursing, social work, clinical psychology, medicine. Areas of practice in Occupational Therapy are as Follows: Children and youth Health and wellness Mental health Productive aging Adult Rehabilitation Note: Occupational therapists often work closely with professionals in physical therapy, speech therapy, audiology, nursing, social work, clinical psychology, medicine. Occupa
|Bachelor in Occupational Therapy/B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy|
|Duration||Bachelor in Occupational Therapy - 4 years B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy - 3 years (course may have a compulsory internship depending upon college)|
|Eligibility||10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Biology|
|Entrance Exam||Some institutions give admissions based on merit. Other institutions conduct their own entrance test.|
|Average Course Fee||₹15,000 to ₹90,000 per annum|
|Goal||Occupational Therapy Nurse|
William Rush Dunton, as a part of his occupational therapy treatment, Dunton encouraged his patients to pursue quilt making. He felt that bright colors were pleasing to nervous patients, and the act of cutting and sewing helped take their minds off their own problems.