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Exercises Occupational Therapy Students Can Do at Home

Time with students during occupational therapy sessions is precious. Depending on the student, you may only see them once a week. This may be within an individual or group setting. Sometimes occupational therapy is pushed into the classroom to help with fine motor skills during classroom time. This means that it is important to build a strong relationship with families at home. There are ways to share occupational therapy activities and hand exercises which will strengthen fine motor movement.

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Schools Nationwide See Increase in OT Student Needs

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Many people are unaware of the different roles that an occupational therapist takes on for children in school. In the past, much of their time was spent helping students with fine motor tasks like handwriting. These days, their responsibilities have changed drastically, thanks to the increase in special needs students and demand for their special training. 

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