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Texas OT Scope of Practice
How is occupational therapy defined in Texas?
A person practices occupational therapy if the person:
What is included in the practice of occupational therapy?
Methods or strategies selected to direct the process of interventions such as:
Evaluation of factors affecting activities of daily living (ADL), instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), education, work, play, leisure, and social participation, including:
Interventions and procedures to promote or enhance safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL), instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), education, work, play, leisure, and social participation, including:
What is specifically excluded from the practice?
The practice of occupational therapy does not include diagnosis or psychological services of the type typically performed by a licensed psychologist.
Are there any special trainings or requirements?
Tex. Occ. Code § 454.006
3 Tex. Admin. Code §362.1
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