OT

Occupational Therapy enables students to develop life skills that will enhance their ability to interact with society and their environment, and improved quality of life.

Occupational Therapists (OTs) develop programmes and source equipment to facilitate, for example:

  • activities of daily living such as self-care
  • eating
  • toileting
  • showering
  • shoe lace tying etc
  • access to curriculum related activities
  • development of hand function and fine motor skills
  • interpretation of sensory motor input.

OTs are also involved with functional seating which includes wheelchairs.