Occupational Therapists (OTs) must have a State License to practice. Occupational Therapists must obtain a minimum of a Master's Degree in the area of Occupational Therapy. Areas of study include kinesiology, psychology, anthropology, biology, and sociology.
Certified OT Assistants (COTAs) provide treatment under the OT's supervision and must also hold a state license.
Occupational Therapy provides services for the following:
Fine and Gross Motor Strength
Fine and Gross Motor Coordination
Visual Motor/Perceptual Skills
Self Regulatory Skills