|MSOTA||Mississippi Occupational Therapy Association||
|What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy is the art and science of directing participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance; to facilitate learning of skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity; to diminish or correct pathology; and to promote and maintain health. Its fundamental purpose is the development and maintenance of the capacity to perform those tasks and roles essential to productive living and to the mastery of self and the environment.
Who Benefits from Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy provides services to those individuals whose abilities to cope with tasks of living are threatened or impaired by developmental deficits, aging, poverty, and cultural differences, physical injury or illness, or psychosocial and social disability.
A wide variety of people can benefit from occupational therapy, including those with