Does anyone know what occupational therapy is?

I am currently an occupational therapy student, and I have noticed that hardly anyone I know has any idea what my career is. I was curious to see if this is the consensus, or if there are people out there who know what OT is. I thought it would help me as a student to know about the overall awareness of occupational therapy. Thanks!

Asked By: Katie - 12/6/2007
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Good question! I am an OT and I am constantly asked what I do and what is the difference between OT and PT. I often have people tell me "Honey, I am am retired, I don't need help finding a job." I did notice that someone said something along the lines that OTs aid PT. As a student, you should know that is not... More
Answered By: jujiot - 12/7/2007
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Really, I don't know and have not idea what it is exactly, but would always like to know.
Answered By: Meemee - 12/6/2007
Occupational therapy is working to people to get them back to the point of being able to function again by doing some simple task they are no longer able to perform due to injury or illness... More
Answered By: Mike B - 12/6/2007
That's quite simple... More
Answered By: thesweeteststar - 12/6/2007
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