It helps people regain their independence in most areas of life, improving their cognitive, physical and motor abilities.
Occupational therapy aims to help people regain their independence in most areas of existence; this therapy improves the cognitive, physical and motor skills of people with disabilities and helps increase self-confidence and social reintegration of an individual. With the help of occupational therapy, child/young adult or adult with ASD or other developmental disorders learn to interact with family members and develop social relationships with other people and game partners.
Occupational therapy focuses on the following: self-esteem; the ability to make decisions; reality awareness; attention, perseverance; frustration tolerance; fear management, tension and aggression; expression of emotions; body awareness; communication and social skills; motivation
In the Adult Day Center of the “Crystal Children” Association, occupational therapy sessions are held with a group of young and adults assisted by therapists and volunteers. Every day, around 15 young people diagnosed with ASD, Down syndrome, ADHD and other associated disorders attend the therapy sessions.