A health profession that helps children improve the functioning of their nervous system in order to develop skills that will enable them to function independently in their daily activities. Children’s “occupations” include feeding, dressing, bathing, playing, learning, etc. The occupational therapist works on creating the most effective child-environment match by strengthening the child’s underlying skills (sensory integration, gross motor, fine motor, eye- hand coordination, etc.), adapting the child (teaching compensatory techniques, and/or adapting the environment (providing a pencil grip, slant board or seat cushion; adapting the chair; modifying the work; providing visual cues;, etc.).