Occupational therapy is a service that helps individuals gain or regain their independence. Occupational Therapy in a school setting is directly related to the students education. The goal for Occupational Therapy in a school based setting is to help the student learn new skills and demonstrate independence throughout all academic settings.
Occupational Therapist's in a school based setting work on the following:
*Fine motor skills- using their hands
*Bilateral Coordination skills- using two hands together
*Upper body and trunk strength and endurance
*Eye- hand coordination skills
*Sensory Processing skills
*Visual processing skills
*Self Help Skills and much more.