What led you to become and occupational therapist? In 7th grade, I had to profile a job that I was interested in. I found occupational therapy through taking a computer-based job compatibility test. I knew I was interested in a profession where I could help people through a difficult time. I also knew I was interested in a health field, but I was looking for work where I could help the whole person.
The job then fell off my radar for many years. My junior year of college some friends, who were themselves in OT school, encouraged me to consider the career. Off to OT school I went.
Sensory Processing Disorder is a complex topic and can be quite confusing when you are first exposed to it. In my every day practice I often recommend this book to parents. It helps them expand their knowledge and understanding of the terms I use during their child's therapy sessions. This book does a good job explaining the different types of sensory processing issues and gives lots of examples of activities that you can incorporate in the child's life. I highly recommend this book as an easy resource to refer to.
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