Occupational therapy (OT) is a branch of health care that helps people of all ages who have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems. OT can help them regain independence in all areas of their lives. Occupational therapists help with barriers that affect a person’s emotional, social, and physical needs. To do this, they use everyday activities, exercises, and other therapies.
OT helps individual with special needs by improving their performance, and aids their daily activities. It also boosts their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.
It helps to develop fine motor skills. Improve eye–hand coordination. Master basic life skills such as bathing, getting dressed, brushing teeth, and self-feeding. Learn positive behaviours and social skills by practicing how they manage frustration and anger.