AOTA's "Tips For Living" handouts offer information to help people cope with a variety of health conditions in children and adults and explain how occupational therapy can help. The tip sheets can be downloaded and printed free of charge at www.aota.org/Consumers/Tips.aspx.
Here are direct links to a few handouts:
OT and children with developmental problems:
OT and learning through play
OT and handwriting issues
OT and people with mood disorders
OT and people with drug and alcohol disease
OT and low back pain
OT and carpal tunnel syndrome
OT and returning to work issues
OT and patients with hip replacements
OT and home modifications after injury and/or to prevent injury
OT and patients recovering from a stroke
This is just a sample of the many educational handouts provided by the American Occupational Therapy Association at http://www.aota.org/.
Take a look at these handouts as they are an excellent source of imformation in regards to the benefit of Occupational Therapy services for these populations.