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Occupational Therapists Helping Autism

The positon of an occupational therapist can be rewarding and provide a good future.

Persons with disabilities and injuries use seek treatment from occupational therapists. They get help and therapy from learning how to do everyday activities.

Nearly half of all occupational therapists will perform their duties directly in a clinic for speech, physical and occupational therapy. The remainder spend their time working with home health services, nursing homes and schools.

Expect to need a Master’s Degree to compete in the field of occupational therapists for median wage of over $70,000. The demand for occupational therapists is expected to grow by 1/3 by 2020. It is a field of professionalism that is growing faster than most other jobs.

With skyrocketing rates of autism being diagnosed this could be a conservative figure.

RelieveAutism.com published a post on the benefits of occupational therapy for those afflicted with autism spectrum disorders.

One of the most effective forms of treatments or interventions administered to people with autism is Occupational Therapy. Here are details about this therapy you should know.
Occupational therapy is a skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independent in all facets of their lives. This definition is according to the American Occupational Therapy Association. For people diagnosed with autism, this treatment is important as it helps the child or adult to develop skills that would be necessary to him to live an independent and satisfying life.
When occupational therapy is employed on people with autism, the following skills are developed:
Gross motor skills for walking, riding or running are improved
Daily living skills like dressing, using the toilet, brushing the teeth, grooming, etc are improved
Visual skills reading and writing are developed
Perceptual skills like recognizing the colors and shapes are developed
Physical stills like stamina, balance, posture and fine motor skills to hold an object is also developed
Other skills that can be developed through occupational therapy include: sensory skills, problem solving, coping, play, social skills, and communication, etc.
To read more of this informative post read: http://relieveautism.com/autism-treatments/occupational-therapy-autism-what-you-should-know/

According the the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics the field of occupational therapy is growing and jobs are being created at a healthy pace.
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The Sea Robin, or gurnard get its name from the large pectoral fins, which open and close like a bird's wings in flight.The fish actually lives at the bottom of the sea. It has six spiny legs, three on each side, that develop from the fins. These "legs" are not really used to walk but rather to stir up food on the sea floor.

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Image Source: Joe H. on http://fishwrecked.com/image/red-gurnard
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