Occupational therapy helps students with sensory, perceptual andmotor problems better meet the daily demand of their environment. For thechildren and young adults at Whittier School, one very important “occupation”is that of a student. The occupation of student requires many skills, andincludes access to classroom curricula, school activities, and to the manyroutines a student engages in on a regular basis.
Occupational therapists support students in the followingoccupational performance areas/expected school activities:
Educational Accessibility / Academic Readiness / Legible Qualityof Written Work
Social / Emotional / Behavioral
Vocational / Pre-Vocational