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Occupational Therapists: A Professional Description

Occupational therapists assess and remediate cognitive, social, motor and physical skills in an effort to increase independence and enhance self-esteem in children and teenagers. They work to improve client competencies in the areas of play, learning, socialization and skills of daily living. Other areas of focus include improved balance and muscle tone, hand-eye coordination, sensory integration, and attention and listening skills.