Definition of occupational therapy in English:

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occupational therapy

noun

A form of therapy for those recuperating from physical or mental illness that encourages rehabilitation through the performance of activities required in daily life.
Example sentences
  • Other disciplines moving in the same direction are physical therapy, occupational therapy, optometry, and audiology.
  • Some allied health programs, including physical therapy and occupational therapy, now require a master's prepared entry-level.
  • By rehab, I assume what is meant is the usual types of rehabilitation therapy such as physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.

Derivatives

occupational therapist

noun
Example sentences
  • Physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists can all offer advice and support.
  • This is done by a skilled team of doctors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists.
  • Visiting services will be available such as physiotherapy, chiropody, occupational therapists and alternative therapists.

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Syllabification: oc·cu·pa·tion·al ther·a·py

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