Pediatric occupational therapy focuses on helping children achieve independence in their "occupations" of childhood. The primary jobs of a child are to play, learn, eat, get dressed, and make friends. Occupational therapists can help children who are having difficulty participating in their daily activities improve their physical, cognitive, and social development. OT can enhance a child's self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.
Occupational therapy treatment focuses on improving a child's development in the areas of fine motor skills, self-care skills, social skills, motor coordination, sensory processing, organization and visual perceptual skills.
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