Medical Science - Health Care
The branch of health care which assists people who suffer from sensory, physical or cognitive issues is termed as occupational therapy. The challenges related to emotional and social needs are addressed within this field. People who suffer from sensory processing disorders, birth defects, autism, cancer and developmental delays are assisted in a variety of ways such as visual perception, sensory-processing problems and fine motor skills. It involves tailoring the therapy for each person’s individual needs. The strengths and challenges are analyzed in order to design a schedule of activities and exercises. This book traces the progress of clinical research on occupational therapy, and highlights some of its key concepts and applications. It elucidates new techniques and their applications in a multidisciplinary manner. The book will help the readers in keeping pace with the rapid changes in this field.