Teaching Empathy: A Side Tool of Occupational Therapy

published 1 month ago by Dr. Frederick B. Covington

At the end of the day, Occupational Therapists are, in a way, teachers.  Though our teaching may be in the form of modifications and varied ways of completing tasks...we teach.  However, our jobs needs to go beyond just rehabilitation and adapting.  As a profession who provides care for those that are differently-abled, we can help our clients clearly understand empathy and care for others.  Though some may say that this is taught at home, we can also have a part.  Here is a cool video showing genuine care for others....which is definitely something we can include in all that we do.

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