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Maine OT Scope of Practice
How is occupational therapy defined in Maine?
"Occupational therapy" means the assessment, planning and implementation of a program of purposeful activities to develop or maintain adaptive skills necessary to achieve the maximal physical and mental functioning of the individual in the individual's daily pursuits.
What is included in the practice of occupational therapy?
The practice of "occupational therapy" includes, but is not limited to, assessment and treatment of individuals whose abilities to cope with the tasks of living are threatened or impaired by developmental deficits, the aging process, learning disabilities, poverty and cultural differences, physical injury or disease, psychological and social disabilities or anticipated dysfunction, using:
What is specifically excluded from the practice?
Are there any special trainings or requirements?
32 MRSA §2272