Term Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Code LR-6200.6500
Definition Programs that evaluate the skills of children who are having difficulty with the practical and social skills necessary for everyday life and provide therapy whose objective is to help them become as physically, psychologically and socially independent as possible. Occupational therapy is provided for children when there is a disruption in one or more of the following areas: gross motor skills, fine motor skills, cognitive-perceptual skills, sensory motor integration, visual motor skills, motor planning skills, play skills, socio-emotional skills and/or activities of daily living (self-care skills such as dressing, eating and personal hygiene). Included are programs for children with birth injuries, learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, intellectual disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism and a wide range of other conditions.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/17/12
Use References Paediatric Occupational Therapy
See Also References Child/Adolescent Health Centers (LN-1480)
Children's Hospitals (LL-3000.1450)
Pediatrics (LV-6800)
Special Education (HH-8000)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Maternal and Child Health Concerns (UW 2.1.01.08)
Occupational Therapy (NPC E12.08)
Outpatient Rehabilitation (UW 2.1.04.02)
Rehabilitative Care (NTE E50)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Disabilities
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References "Occupational Therapy", Centre for Child Development website, http://www.childsupport.in/html/occupational_therapy.html

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