Frequently Asked Questions

Does insurance cover pediatric occupational therapy in BC?

Many insurance plans cover occupational therapy and physical therapy services but there may be certain conditions or limitations to coverage. It is very important that you know what your plan will cover before your child begins therapy. Call your insurance company to find out what your plan will cover.

What does an occupational therapist help with?

Occupational therapists (OTs) practice an area of health care that helps people of all ages who have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems. OT can help them regain independence in all areas of their lives. Occupational therapists help with barriers that affect a person’s emotional, social, and physical needs.

Can an occupational therapist diagnose Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders or anything else?

No, an occupational therapist cannot diagnose.