Occupational Therapy Month: OT and Sensory Disabilities

Many people associate occupational therapy with strokes, brain injuries, and other disabilities that may affect motor control. It can be applied in many other areas, however. Here’s a look at research on OT and sensory disabilities (blindness, deafness, etc,).

OT and sight
http://www.naric.com/research/results.cfm?search=2&type=all&phrase=no&criteria=occupational%20therapy%20blind

OT and hearing
http://www.naric.com/research/results.cfm?search=2&type=all&phrase=no&criteria=occupational%20therapy%20hearing

OT and touch
http://www.naric.com/research/results.cfm?search=2&type=all&phrase=no&criteria=occupational%20therapy%20touch

There were no abstracts in our collection relating to taste or smell (although burns and brain injury can affect both senses)

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