Medical terminology can be difficult to comprehend and overwhelming. However, it can help you to conceptualize or visualize what a therapist may be suggesting to you in simpler words.

Medical Conditions

There are multiple common medical conditions that are referred to occupational, physical, or speech therapy professionals. Some children may be required to see one or more therapy professionals.


Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a holistic health care profession that aims to promote health by enabling individuals to perform meaningful and purposeful activities across the lifespan. Occupations of children include: play, learning, and self-care.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy (PT) is a health care profession primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential.

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy (ST), formally known as Speech-Language Pathology is a health care profession specializing in the detection and treatment of communication as well as swallowing disorders.