Therapeutic use of self-care, work and recreational activities to increase independence, enhance development and prevent disability. OT may include adaptation of tasks or environment to achieve maximum independence and optimum quality of life.
This project was supported, in part by grant number 2001NCSCDD-02, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.