What work do Occupational therapy allied health assistants do?

Occupational therapy allied health assistants:

  • Work with clients of all ages.
  • Tasks may include helping children with emotional regulation, routine management, practising fine and gross motor tasks, or assisting with hydrotherapy.
  • Help young adults with community engagement, public transport training and developing independence with ADLs. OT allied health assistants often work with children living with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and other intellectual disabilities.

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