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  • Autism and Physical Therapy Help

    Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism spectrum disorders are very complex neurological disorders that have baffled experts over the years. These have brought numerous questions on the actual causes but there have not been many answers. Pervasive developmental disorders are how Autism spectrums are classified and it includes Autism‚ Asperger syndrome‚ Rett syndrome‚ and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder. Each of these disorders has similarities in the individual’s lack of communication‚ socialization

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    Occupational Therapy is a profession where a therapist’s primary aim is to assist individuals to achieve everyday life skills. Often times‚ many individuals who need therapy have had circumstantial situations in their lives. This prevents them from participating in daily activities. An Occupational Therapist should be able to help an individual adapt to their specific environment and help create a foundation to improve their quality of life. A task can range from self-care skills such as showing

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    Occupational Therapy By: Chriselda De La Cruz March 22‚ 2012 College Success‚ Orin 0101- P-15 Tuesday and Thursday 2:30pm-3:50pm Dr. Rufino Garcia‚ Jr. The career path I have chosen is Occupational Therapy. My reason for this path is to encourage a mental‚ physical and developmental change in children and adults. I have based my career on providing a therapy that draws a careful analyses and treatment on the emotional‚ mentally‚ physically disabled condition of a patient using

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    Occupational Therapy: The Means to Stroke Recovery Prepared for: Occupational Therapy Students Prepared by: David Bush 12/09/12 Abstract: Early assessment by an occupational therapist ensures that goals are initiated during the acute stroke phase to prevent the development of secondary impairment. Early assessment also maximises the stroke victims recovery. Late occupational therapy intervention jeopardises a stroke victims potential

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    Occupational Therapy 1 Occupational Therapy: A Contemporary Career in Psychology Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy: A Contemporary Career in Psychology U.S. News recently reported that occupational therapy is ranked as one of the 50 best careers of 2010 and ranked at 19 out of the top 100 careers expected to be the most secure and best paying in the next decade (U.S. News Staff‚ 2009). The American Occupational Therapy Association defines 2 occupational therapy as a profession

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    Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck‚ NJ is the facility I chose to observe an Occupational Therapist in their routine daily setting. The facility has provided the communities and families of northern New Jersey with compassionate medical and nursing care‚ continued technological advances‚ and an environment of healing dedicated to the needs of each individual patient. Holy Name hospital was founded and sponsored in 1925 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace‚ Holy Name Medical Center has evolved into

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    Importance of occupational therapy for children When I told my friends and family that I wanted to become and occupational therapist‚ they all thought I was going to giving sponge baths to the elderly for a living. Little did they know that occupational therapy is one of the most rewarding careers if you’re someone who loves to help people better themselves. More specifically‚ I wanted to become an OT that specialized in working with children. I find that most people believe occupational therapy is more

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    The two courses I have chosen are: Occupational Therapy and Computational Mathematics. I have chosen Occupational Therapy as will give the opportunity to learn within a small cohort which means there will be more support from my professors. It will also help me gain skills in problem solving and analysis‚ help me develop skills in teamwork and help me recognize the expanding types of work for occupational therapists. Also‚ I am interested in Occupational Therapy simply because I would love to make

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    The career I have chosen is occupational therapy assistant. An Occupational therapy assistant provide rehabilitative services to people with mental‚ physical‚ emotional‚ or developmental impairments. Occupational therapy assistant work under the supervision of a occupational therapist. Many work in hospitals. You have to get along with people easily to get far in this career. I chose occupational therapy assistant because I love working with people. I enjoy watching people progress after injuries

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    Occupational scientists study the “phenomenological aspects of occupation through qualitative research”. Occupational scientists focus on human occupation and study humans as occupational beings. This means that there is not one direct way to study occupations but rather many ways in studying occupations. This involves studying the different aspects of occupations by asking individuals about their experiences when accomplishing tasks. These different aspects include the subjective individual experiences

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